2. The Blinged-Out Pumpkin
Glue rhinestones on to create a faux spider web.
3. The Patterned Pumpkin
I’m partial to the argyle pumpkin.
Or use decorative Scotch tape for a really easy plaid pumpkin.
5. The Chalkboard Pumpkin
Decorate with a scary (or helpful) message.
6. The Black Cat Pumpkin
Add black construction paper ears to a chalkboard-painted pumpkin.
9. The Sexy Lace Pumpkin
This idea comes from Better Homes and Gardens.
10. The Painted Pumpkin
All you need is paint (ribbon optional).
These white pumpkins look gorgeous in this white-themed room..
11. The Doily Pumpkin
Use a doily as a stencil and spraypaint. Full how-to is here.
13. The Fabric-Covered Pumpkin
Read the tutorial here.
14. The Sweater Pumpkin Cozy
Follow the directions here, which are very similar to the fabric pumpkin.
15. 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
Attach double-stick tape to decorative ribbons and wrap around small pumpkins for a centerpiece.
17. The Pumpkin Spider
Googly eyes and tree branches complete this easy pumpkin spider.
18. The Sparkly Sequin Pumpkin
Just glue ‘em on.
19. The Candy Pumpkin
Hot glue jelly beans and licorice peppermint candies to create a sunburst design on a pumpkin.
21. The Eyeball Pumpkin
Requires a little painting skill.
22. The Felt Costume Pumpkin
Here are some pumpkins dressed up with cutout felt.
23. Cookie Cutter Pumpkin
Get the directions on how to use cookie cutters to carve a pumpkin.
Get more ideas for yarn-wrapped gourds here.
25. 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
This silly pumpkin might actually scare everyone away.
27. The Penguin Pumpkin
Repurpose an old stuffed animal to create the features of an animal pumpkin.
28. The Decoupaged Leaf Pumpkin
A truly autumnal table centerpiece.
29. The Melted Crayon Pumpkin
Get the tutorial on how to create these arty pumpkins.
30. The Flower Pumpkin
Drill holes into the pumpkin and fill with fresh or artificial flowers.
32. The Punk-in
Here’s the tutorial for a fairly odd punk rock (S&M?) inspired pumpkin.
33. The Pumpkin in a Stocking
Possibly the easiest of all of these ideas.
34. Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Pumpkins
Drill holes and fit the pieces in. Courtesy of Frugal Life Project.
36. The Swarm of Bats Pumpkin
For you paper crafters out there.
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