7 fun ways to decorate a pumpkin this fall

15 Oct

7 fun ways to decorate a pumpkin

When I was little, decorating a pumpkin involved just two tools – a knife and your bare hands. Fast forward 30 years and now this fall tradition requires an entire arsenal of tools, from electric drills for precision cutting, to metal studs for no-carve flair. A simple search on Pinterest returns hundreds of fun ideas to enhance your front porch and wow trick-or-treaters. Are your carving skills nonexistent? Consider trying one of these  7 fun ways to decorate a pumpkin:

Cover the pumpkin with sequins

Source: Sugar and ClothPhoto by Jared Smith

Wrap the pumpkin in fishnet panty hose

Source: Young House Love

Paint the pumpkin a color that matches your decor

Source: Chatelaine

Turn your pumpkin into a spooky animal

Source: Sunset

Go rocker chic by adding metal studs

Source: Cuckoo4Design

Use a power drill to precision cut your pumpkin

parents magazine pumpkin decorating tool the power drill

Source: Parents Magazine

Embellish your pumpkin with ribbon and fabric

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Source: Midwest Living

What fun ways are you decorating your pumpkins this season?



2 Responses to “7 fun ways to decorate a pumpkin this fall”

  1. Laura October 15, 2014 at 12:59 pm #

    Thanks for the fun ideas!!!

  2. Cyndi October 15, 2014 at 9:43 pm #

    I’m voting for the fishnet panty hose – great idea!