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50 DIY Pumpkin Ideas

50 DIY Pumpkin Ideas

Halloween is only a few weeks away! And if you haven't decorated a pumpkin yet, don't fret. Pumpkins are such a wonderful canvas to tell a spooky story. Whether it's basic painting on using Mod Podge to glue on your favorite fabric, pumpkin decorating can really show your personality. Plus, it makes for a fun family crafting session that everyone can enjoy!

We want to help you decorate your pumpkins in style, so we've gathered 50 of our favorite ways to decorate pumpkins with our ultimate pumpkin decorating guide. You won't believe all the things you can do with pumpkins. We guarantee that you won't leave this blog without wanting to run and try one of these projects. We've got a pumpkin idea for everyone! Check out all 50 ideas below and let us know what pumpkin craft you're going to create, using #Plaidcraft!

Click on the tag in the bottom left-hand corner of each photo to check out our supply list and instructions.

Paint pour pumpkin big and small!
 

Use yarn to add texture with Mod Podge Ultra.
 

Gotta catch 'em all! I chose you, Pikachu!



Cast a spell with this unique Harry Potter pumpkin.


This is Halloween! This is Halloween! Halloween! Halloween! Halloween!
 

Decorate with shimmering leaves.
 

Add fun and funky patterns.
 

Use scrap wood and knobs to make DIY pumpkins to brighten a room.
 

Decorate with napkins!
 

Add some dots to create a mandala pattern.
 

Give your pumpkin a floral touch.
 

Add shimmering paint to your paint poured projects.
 

Take your pumpkins out-of-this-world!
 

Add a touch of gold for added flair.
 

Paint with the colors of the season!
 
Try an ombre effect!
 

Or go with a 90's vibe!
  

Add a rainbow of colors.
 
 

Try a softer approach, that is simple and elegant.


Celebrate the season with a confetti pumpkin! 
 

Where's my mummy??
 

Add lustrous shine with FolkArt Treasure Gold!
 

Pile on the glitter!
 

Reuse old scraps of fabric to customize your pumpkin. 
 

Paint with shimmer and shine!
  


Paint pour a variety of colors.
 
Add come Color Shift for eye-catching sheen.
 

Trick-or-treat smell my feet, give me something good to eat.
 

Paint pour on mini pumpkins.
 


Spooky rock painting fun!
 

Glittery Jack-o-lantern!
 

Baby boo pumpkins
 

Add antlers for fun!
 

Greet your guests with this fun pumpkin design.


Try a monochromatic theme. 


Turn canvases into pumpkins! 
 

Say BOO with this funky pumpkin idea!



Add some studs! 


Pop on some polka-dots. 
 


Make a bloody pumpkin for a spooky touch to your decor.
 

Use paint skins to not waste any of your pouring paint. 
 
Grrrrr! Scary your trick-or-treaters with this pumpkin idea.


Decorate with a spooky vibe! 
 

Create a blood suck Dracula! 
 



Add A LOT of Glitter!
 

If you love pumpkin spice, then you will love this pumpkin idea!


Fall leaves make great decor! 
 

Booooo! Make a creepy diorama!


Gold is always fun! 


Glittery sweetness! 

Do you have a favorite? Let us know, using #Plaidcrafts!

Happy Crafting!
Posted: 10/9/2020 9:43:30 AM by Brittni Swanson | with 0 comments

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