50 Clever Ideas for your Pumpkin this Halloween!

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50 Clever Ideas for your Pumpkin this Halloween!

Be the Hit of the neighborhood with these great ideas on “How to make a memorable pumpkin” this year!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turn a basic pumpkin into a totally-not-basic burger.

Turn a basic pumpkin into a totally-not-basic burger.

The Glitter Pumpkin

The Glitter Pumpkin

And hedgehogs with string lights.

And hedgehogs with string lights.

2. The Blinged-Out Pumpkin

The Blinged-Out Pumpkin

Glue rhinestones on to create a faux spider web.

 

 

 

 Pumpkins are only impressive if they’re ~designer~

Pumpkins are only impressive if they're ~designer~.

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DUH.

 

 

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5. Or if they’re Pac-Man-inspired.

Or if they're Pac-Man-inspired.

JK, all pumpkins are special and beautiful.

 

 

The Patterned Pumpkin

The Patterned Pumpkin

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 You can have a cannibal pumpkin.

You can have a cannibal pumpkin.

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I’m partial to the argyle pumpkin.

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Or a pumpkin with a skull.

Or a pumpkin with a skull.

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Or use decorative Scotch tape for a really easy plaid pumpkin.

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Pay homage to objectively the greatest Halloween movie of all time.

Pay homage to objectively the greatest Halloween movie of all time.

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The Thumbtack Pumpkin

The Thumbtack Pumpkin

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 If carving seems daunting, use paint instead.

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 The Chalkboard Pumpkin

The Chalkboard Pumpkin

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Decorate with a scary (or helpful) message.

 

 

 

 Use mini pumpkins to make balloons for an Uptableau.

Use mini pumpkins to make balloons for an Up tableau.

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Ain’t no pumpkin like an Up-style pumpkin ‘cause an Up-style pumpkin is tear-jerking.

 

 

 

The Black Cat Pumpkin

The Black Cat Pumpkin

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Add black construction paper ears to a chalkboard-painted pumpkin.

 

 

 

 Paint oblong pumpkins to look like Minions.

Paint oblong pumpkins to look like Minions.

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Or you could go the Hello Kitty route.

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 Make a pug-kin.

Make a pug-kin.

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The Decoupaged pumpkin.

The Decoupaged pumpkin.

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Get the directions here.

 

 

 

Or a spider.

Or a spider.

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These decoupaged pumpkins are works of art.

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Gourds make wide-open owl eyes.

Gourds make wide-open owl eyes.

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The Mummy Pumpkin

The Mummy Pumpkin

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Get the super easy tutorial here.

 

 

 

 

Carrots make knobbly noses.

Carrots make knobbly noses.

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 The Sexy Lace Pumpkin

The Sexy Lace Pumpkin

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This idea comes from Better Homes and Gardens.

 

 

Big pumpkins make truly excellent beer holders.

Big pumpkins make truly excellent beer holders.

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Decorate them with their respective labels.

 

 

The Painted Pumpkin

The Painted Pumpkin

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All you need is paint (ribbon optional).

 

 

Mini pumpkins can become adorable votives.

Mini pumpkins can become adorable votives.

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These white pumpkins look gorgeous in this white-themed room.

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 Pinterest has never met an object it couldn’t cover in melted crayon art.

Pinterest has never met an object it couldn't cover in melted crayon art.

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Use tape for a color block effect.

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 Showcase your brand loyalty.

Showcase your brand loyalty.

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The Doily Pumpkin

The Doily Pumpkin

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Use a doily as a stencil and spraypaint. Full how-to is here.

 

 

 

 And your vices.

And your vices.

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 The Studded Wire Pumpkin

The Studded Wire Pumpkin

Get the tutorial here.

 

 

The Fabric-Covered Pumpkin

The Fabric-Covered Pumpkin

Read the tutorial here.

 

 

The Sweater Pumpkin Cozy

The Sweater Pumpkin Cozy

Follow the directions here, which are very similar to the fabric pumpkin.

 

 

15. The Puffy Paint Pumpkin

The Puffy Paint Pumpkin

This craft blogger used 3D dimensional paint and studs on her pumpkins.

These vampire pumpkins were also created using 3D paint.

 

 

 

16. The Simple Ribbon Pumpkin

The Simple Ribbon Pumpkin

Attach double-stick tape to decorative ribbons and wrap around small pumpkins for a centerpiece.

 

 

17. The Pumpkin Spider

The Pumpkin Spider

Googly eyes and tree branches complete this easy pumpkin spider.

 

 

 

18. The Sparkly Sequin Pumpkin

The Sparkly Sequin Pumpkin

Just glue ‘em on.

19. The Candy Pumpkin

The Candy Pumpkin

Hot glue jelly beans and licorice peppermint candies to create a sunburst design on a pumpkin.

 

 

 

20. The Candy Corn Pumpkin

The Candy Corn Pumpkin

Just spraypaint.

 

 

 

21. The Eyeball Pumpkin

The Eyeball Pumpkin

Requires a little painting skill.

 

 

 

22. The Felt Costume Pumpkin

The Felt Costume Pumpkin

Here are some pumpkins dressed up with cut-out felt.

 

 

 

 

23. Cookie Cutter Pumpkin

Cookie Cutter Pumpkin

Get the directions on how to use cookie cutters to carve a pumpkin.

 

 

 

 

24. The Yarn Pumpkin

The Yarn Pumpkin

Get the directions here.

Get more ideas for yarn-wrapped gourds here.

 

 

 

25. The Scrapbook Sticker Pumpkin

The Scrapbook Sticker Pumpkin

This pumpkin is as simple as painting it black and decorating with silver scrapbooking stickers.

 

 

 

 

26. The Slightly Creepy Masked Pumpkin Lady

The Slightly Creepy Masked Pumpkin Lady

This silly pumpkin might actually scare everyone away.

 

 

 

27. The Penguin Pumpkin

The Penguin Pumpkin

Repurpose an old stuffed animal to create the features of an animal pumpkin.

 

 

 

28. The Decoupaged Leaf Pumpkin

The Decoupaged Leaf Pumpkin

A truly autumnal table centerpiece.

29. The Melted Crayon Pumpkin

The Melted Crayon Pumpkin

Get the tutorial on how to create these arty pumpkins.

 

 

 

30. The Flower Pumpkin

The Flower Pumpkin

Drill holes into the pumpkin and fill with fresh or artificial flowers.

 

 

 

31. The Fake Moustache Pumpkin

The Fake Moustache Pumpkin

32. The Punk-in

The Punk-in

Here’s the tutorial for a fairly odd punk rock (S&M?) inspired pumpkin.

 

 

 

33. The Pumpkin in a Stocking

The Pumpkin in a Stocking

Possibly the easiest of all of these ideas.

 

 

 

 

34. Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Pumpkins

Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Pumpkins

Drill holes and fit the pieces in. Courtesy of Frugal Life Project.

 

 

 

35. The Button Pumpkin

The Button Pumpkin

Just glue on.

 

 

 

36. The Swarm of Bats Pumpkin

The Swarm of Bats Pumpkin

For you paper crafters out there.

 

 

 

 

37. The Tangled Web Pumpkin

The Tangled Web Pumpkin

All it takes is some cotton kitchen twine and a few plastic spiders.

 

 

 

 

JERRY JAQUESS  -  FLAVORINFUSION LLC

“TURNING AN ORDINARY BEVERAGE INTO EXTRAORDINARY”

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