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DIY Pineapple Centerpiece Made with Confetti

This pineapple centerpiece idea is SO easy and very unique! I bet you’ve never seen anything like it. Perfect for a summer party!

Skills Required: None. You’ll be pleased to know that anyone can add confetti to a pineapple, no prior crafting skills required.

DIY pineapple centerpiece

Hi! Jessica here from The Confetti Bar, the coolest confetti shop on the block, where we believe happiness should be celebrated. We’ve pretty much put together the best confetti party ever with party cups, unique envelopes, goodie bags, and a handmade banner.

We’re about to kick it up a notch in terms of party crafts.

Since I believe in taking the ordinary and turning it into something extra colorful and fun, pineapples are no exception.

Hold onto these last days of summer and jazz up your next event, desk, or coffee table with a confetti pineapple centerpiece!

Pineapple, Mod Podge, foam brush, clear glass container of confetti

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*Note: before you start in with confetti-fying your pineapple, you might want to use a little spray paint to jazz up the crown. I used just a few sprays of some gold to cover a few imperfections, but still wanted the green to show through.

Start by covering the surface of the pineapple with a medium to thick layer of Mod Podge. You can work in sections, but I actually covered the entire thing with Mod Podge before dipping in confetti. It depends on how messy you want to get.

pineapple decoration ideas

Ta-da! This DIY centerpiece is colorful piece of decor that just screams summer fun.

DIY pineapple decor

Will My Pineapple Decor Last?

I’m sure you’re wondering if your pineapple centerpiece is going to last. Sadly, no – it’s only got 3 – 5 days. If you want to make it for a party, you can do it ahead of time and keep it in the fridge.

The Mod Podge may help preserve the fruit for a few days longer, but there are no guarantees, and you certainly don’t want fruit flies.

DIY pineapple centerpiece idea

We’ve got you covered in the whole confetti department in our shop (BONUS: you can even tack on a few custom confetti pieces at the end with a bit of glue!).

Get the printable how-to for this project below.

Yield: 1 pineapple

Pineapple Centerpiece

DIY pineapple centerpiece idea

Learn how to make a cool centerpiece using a pineapple! This is perfect for a summer pool party, bachelorette, wedding, and more. It's SO easy - no prior crafting skills required.

Active Time 10 minutes
Dry Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $5


  • Pineapple
  • Confetti - lots of it
  • Mod Podge Matte
  • Spray paint (optional)


  • Sponge brush


  1. Begin by spray painting the leaves on the top of the pineapple gold if desired.pineapple leaves spray painted with gold
  2. Working one area at a time, apply a medium layer of Mod Podge to the pineapple.Mod Podge on the side of a pineapple
  3. Take a handful of confetti and press into the Mod Podge. Repeat steps 2 and 3 until the entire pineapple is covered and let dry.Sprinkle confetti on the Mod Podge
  4. After the confetti is dry, go back and and touch up any areas you may have missed. Let dry.Touching up bare spots on a pineapple with Mod Podge and confetti
  5. Coat with another layer of Mod Podge and let dry overnight before displaying.pineapple decoration ideas

Did You Make This Project?

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Did you enjoy these centerpiece? If so, you might like these other ideas. They aren’t quite as wacky, but it’s hard to stack up to a pineapple I think:

Heather Barrow

Thursday 6th of May 2021

This is the cutest idea! We are going to try to make them for around 8-12 tables. DO you have any thoughts on how much confetti to order for that? It looks like she sells them by the cup. Thank you!


Thursday 6th of May 2021

Hi Heather! I'm thinking a cup would be enough to cover one pineapple?? But I'm not exactly sure. You could ask her, Jessica will know given that she made these. Thank you for enjoying!

Mindy Drummond

Friday 9th of September 2016

I love this idea!! I was thinking if you still wanted to be able to eat the pineapple after you've used it for decoration..... maybe you could wrap the body with plastic wrap and use the Mod Podge and confetti on top of that. If you ended up with a "gap" at the neck you could tie raffia or ribbon around the neck. Spray painting the tops wouldn't affect the edible part so now you can have your decoration and still eat it too :)


Friday 7th of October 2016

Great idea!!

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