10 Clever Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

By Lauren Hutchens on October 19, 2016

Fall is here and it’s time to switch up your decor to embrace the season. Check out these 10 off-the-beaten-path ideas for our favorite seasonal gourd—everything from painted pumpkins to table decor!


Pumpkin Succulent Harvest Decoration

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This stunning succulent arrangement will make your centerpiece the talk of the town. It's easy, too!

Simply Happenstance


DIY Copper Striped Pumpkins

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These pumpkins couldn't be simpler to make! Mix plain white pumpkins with these striped gourds and you'll have the perfect decor for your mantle, porch or table.

Homey Oh My


Pumpkin Candle Holders

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A twist on the traditional jack-o-latern. These candle holders provide even more light—perfect for those dark and spooky October nights!

By Stephanie Lynn


Etched Pumpkins

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Enjoy all of the fun of carving, but these etched pumpkins will last even longer.

Southern Living


Mini Pumpkin Vases

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How cute are these mini pumpkin vases? The same technique can easily be applied to a larger pumpkin!

DIY Candy


Pumpkin Lanterns

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Skip the luminaries and light the way with DIY pumpkin lanterns.

Design Love Fest


Gilded Pumpkin Place Cards

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Wondering how to add some fall flair to your fall table setting? Try these festive place cards!

Cupcakes and Cashmere


Skeleton Pumpkin

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No need to carve to achieve a classic Halloween pumpkin! This monochromatic skeleton is just as festive.

Martha Stewart


Pumpkin Stack

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Trade your jack-o-lantern for a "stack-o-lantern." Paint your favorite pattern and stack away!

Brit + Co


Modern Metallic Pumpkins

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If you're looking to elevate your Halloween decor this year, try these glam gourds.

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