Give your neighbors pumpkin to talk about with these creative decorating ideas.
From pumpkin recipes and spiced beverages to jack-o'-lanterns and mums, everyone knows that fall and pumpkins are practically synonymous. You might not know, though, that you can truly transform the bright orange seasonal staple into absolutely anything you please, from lanterns to votives to, yes, even a wood-burning stove. Let your crafting skills shine this October 31 and think outside the box with these genius Halloween pumpkin decorating ideas.
Be it a monogrammed front porch fixture, adorable DIY animals, or prize ribbons made from mini pumpkins. Make downright gourd-geous decor for the inside of your home, too—you’ll want to leave the pumpkin bookshelf tree, staircase liners, and pumpkin-carved flames for your fireplace on display all season long.
As always, we had to throw in the most refined and rustic country touches, including a Mason jar pumpkin lookalike, a cross-stitch pumpkin, and best, of all, a quilted pumpkin—enough said. Whether you go with one of the multiple classic pumpkin carving ideas or opt for an easy painted pumpkin, your gourds will give neighbors pumpkin to talk about. In addition to these pumpkin decorations, try your hand at one of these wickedly wonderful Halloween decorating ideas. You porch, party, and seasonal decor will be the talk of the town!