A suitable pumpkin bucket will be translucent under bright light. The goal is to be able to see the glow of a tea light through the walls of the bucket. Florescent buckets like these are also cool if you are using black lights.
Glue the tea light to the bottom of the pumpkin bucket. The switch should be accessible through the large hole in the bottom of the bucket. The glue should also waterproof the tea light, at least if it is the type like mine with a removable base.
Attach a paper clip around the bucket handle for hanging. I spanned my backyard with paracord and hung the buckets from loop knots in the paracord. Hang from kevlar thread or strong fishing line if the party will start before dusk and you don't want the paracord to show.
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