Autumn is going to be arriving soon, so make sure you are ready for all of its delights! It’s the time to go apple picking in a nearby orchard, brew some warm tea or cocoa and snuggle up on a sofa with some fluffy blankets. Fall is also the season of harvest and one vegetable you can make use of is pumpkins! Not only are they delicious, but you can turn them into ornaments, which will look perfect during the season! You might consider carving a pumpkin into a jack-o-lantern, but there are so many creative pumpkin decorating ideas to choose from! So, keeping this in mind, check out our pick of 30 Halloween pumpkin decorations.
1. Light Up Your Pumpkins – Natural and Whimsical
We don’t even need to mention that there are so many ways you can style pumpkins, to create a fabulous decoration! An easy idea is arranging some pumpkins in a metal bucket. You can scatter some leaves around them for a more intense autumn look. Then as a final touch, wrap a string of fairy lights around your pumpkins, to make them glow during the evenings and nights!
2. Say Hello to Fall – A Cart of Pumpkins
Here is a cute idea which you can arrange on your front porch! It’s a way of welcoming the season. If you have a small cart or wagon, place that on your porch. Then organise and assemble pumpkins on the wagon and around it. You might include a few bundles of wheat on it as well. All that is left to be done is to paint the words “hello fall” on the side of the wagon.
3. Painting Patterns – Creative Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
An alternative to carving pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns is to paint over them! This will look amazing, as you can choose any sorts of patterns and colours to decorate them with! Not to mention, painting your pumpkins instead of carving them out, will help in preventing them from rotting too quickly! This might allow you to use the pumpkins as ornaments for a longer time!
4. A Pumpkin Vase – Halloween Pumpkin Decorations
Instead of placing a bouquet of flowers into a vase, place them into something else! A great substitute for a vase, which will help in channelling an autumn vibe, is a pumpkin! Carve out the insides of the pumpkin, leaving the shell hollow and empty. Then fill it up with water, allowing you to place flowers or even succulents into it and preventing them from wilting before their time! Naturally, you can also place a block of floral foam in the pumpkin, to keep the flowers hydrated.
5. White and Gold – Elegant and Sophisticated
There are numerous ways of decorating your pumpkins for autumn! Just one of these is by painting them in amazing colours. Why not try out a combination of white and gold pumpkins? After allowing them to dry, you can arrange them wherever you’d like to place them. Also, add some pinecones and chestnuts around the pumpkins for a more earthy look.
6. Sparkling Stems – Stylish and Glamorous
Whether you decide to paint your pumpkins or not, one thing you shouldn’t forget about is the stems! There are so interesting and unique ways of decorating the stems. One idea would be to coat them on glue, before covering them with glitter. The glitter will make your pumpkins pop with glamour! We recommend trying this out at least once during autumn!
7. Thankful for This Time – Creative Pumpkin Decorating
Halloween isn’t the only large celebration during autumn! Just remember that Thanksgiving takes time during this season as well. So make sure that you give your pumpkins a feeling of this event. You might decide on coating them in a layer of first. After the pumpkins dry, you can paint words on the pumpkins, such as “thankful.” Arrange the pumpkins on a tray, amongst the foliage of autumn leaves. This will make the perfect décor for Thanksgiving!
8. A Selection of the Season – In a Pumpkin Vase
We have already talked about using a pumpkin as a vase for a seasonal bouquet! All you need to do is carve out the insides and place some floral foam in it. Make sure that you use a bounty of seasonal flowers and foliage for your bouquet. This will assist in bringing an autumn vibe to your home!
9. A Blessed Box – Looking Awesome for Autumn
Do you have a spare wooden box at home? Then it’s time to get it ready for the season and decorate it! You can paint the words “blessed home” or “welcome autumn” on the box. Then start to organise an array of autumn goods inside the boxes, including pumpkins and seasonal flowers.
10. Vintage Vibes – Halloween Pumpkin Decorations
Are you trying to find vintage or rustic piece of décor? Use a slice of wood as a tray, on which you place some ornaments. For that rustic feeling, you might place a pile of books on the wood and a candle! Naturally, you can’t forget a few miniature pumpkins!
11. Filled to the Top – Beautiful and Delicate
Another fabulous idea involves filling up vases and lanterns with, you guessed it, pumpkins! The great thing about miniature pumpkins and gouges is you can fit them in practically anywhere! You can also place some chestnuts, pinecones and acorns amongst the pumpkins. This will increase the essence of autumn in your home!
12. Pearls on Pumpkins – Creative Pumpkin Decorating
Create some pretty pumpkins for autumn! First of all, you will need to coat your pumpkins in a layer of white paint. Then it is time to transform your pumpkins into pretty pearly versions of themselves! How do you accomplish this? By using a glue gun, to stick plastic pearls onto the pumpkins. This will make your pumpkins look fancy and elegant.
13. Painted in Pastel – Mixed with Flowers
If you love pastel colours, then why not coat your selection of pumpkins in pastel-coloured paint? The pastel colours will channel a lovely and delicate look to your pumpkins. Place them in a box or on a tray and mix up the composition with some flowers. Make sure that the flowers are also pastel-coloured so that they complement the pumpkins.
14. Black Lace – Halloween Pumpkin Decorations
Maybe you are getting ready for Halloween. If so, you might like to give your pumpkins a Halloween ambience. You can easily do this by wrapping black lace around your pumpkins, to give them a sinister and ominous look. Place a bundle of place feathers and ribbons on your black lace pumpkins as a finishing touch.
15. A Pumpkin Topiary – Giving Thanks
Create a topiary of pumpkins, stacking them on top of each other! The one on the bottom should be the largest and as you head up, the pumpkins should get smaller and smaller. You can place this tower next to your front door. If you are making this for Thanksgiving, you might decide on painting the letters of “thanks” on each pumpkin. This will look perfect for the celebration!
16. Carve Out a Leaf – Creative Pumpkin Decoration Ideas
Instead of carving out a spooky face this autumn on your pumpkins, why not create some art? Carve out leaves in the pumpkins before placing a candle inside of them. When you light the candles, they will illuminate the part of your home you placed them in beautifully.
17. A Small Terrarium – For a Small Pumpkin
Put together a small autumn environment in a glass cloche. You might place some moss at the bottom, as well as a few sprigs of berries or fallen autumn leaves. Then, you will need to find a centrepiece for your environment, which might come in the form of a smaller sized pumpkin. This will create a miniature terrarium, which will look cosy and cute for fall.
18. Pumpkins in Glasses – Keeping it Simple
Get ready for the season with this simple pumpkin decoration! All you need to do is fill goblets or wine glasses up with hay, then balance small pumpkins on them. You can place these anywhere you’d like!
19. Wonderful in White – Including Antlers
Now, here is a spectacular decoration arrangement that includes pumpkins. Mix up some white pumpkins with vases of white hydrangea on your table. You can include some white candles as well! To bring a Halloween vibe to your decor arrangement, you can add some white antlers to it. Get creative with how you organise and place the elements, to bring out the best of it!
20. Scattered on Stairs – Halloween Pumpkin Decorations
It’s time to decorate your home and garden with pumpkins for the autumn season! As well as for Halloween. Why not use an abundance of pumpkins, painted in all sorts of colours to scatter on both sides of your stairs. This will bring a sense of the season to your garden as well!
21. Lovely in Leaves – Unique and Gorgeous
Make sure that your pumpkins really channel the ambience of autumn this year! How can you achieve this easily? Paint all sorts of leaves, sprigs of berries and nuts on your pumpkins, after coating them in white paint first. The pumpkins will look amazing with all sorts of autumn elements decorating them.
22. Terrific on a Tray – Creative Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
How about putting together a tray of autumn elements? Sometimes keeping things simple will help in creating a beautiful look! You can add some white pumpkins, candles, acorns and autumn foliage to the tray. This will make a beautiful centrepiece for any table!
23. A Tiered Tray – Halloween Pumpkin Decorations
You might have a tiered tray at home, which you haven’t use for a while. If so, it’s time to give it a new purpose! Decorate all the tiers of it for Halloween with all sorts of smaller pumpkins, candles and berries. It’s really up to you to give it a Halloween vibe!
24. Let it Flow – Dripping in Paint
Are you in search of a creative and unique way of decorating your pumpkins? Then check out this idea! All you need to do is pour paint on top of your pumpkins, allowing it to flow down the sides. This will create an amazing effect of paint dripping down, so make sure to give it a try.
25. Simple and Stylish – Contemporary and Modern
Again, we don’t need to stress, that sometimes less is more! Keeping this in mind, you don’t have to overdo your pumpkin decoration. A fantastic idea is to simply place a pumpkin in a wreath of leaves.
26. Create Pumpkin Candle Holders – Fabulous Ideas
Here is another stunning idea with what you can do with pumpkins. Cut off the stems of your chosen pumpkins and carve out a small part on top. This is where you can place a candle, using the pumpkin as a candleholder! You can place these around your garden for a gorgeous atmosphere!
27. Perfect in Pink – Creative Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
You might be thinking about using a unique and pretty colour to paint your pumpkins in! How about you give pink and different shades of it a try? Besides painting pumpkins, you can wrap them in pink coloured fabric, to add a different texture to them! Place the pumpkins next to each other and add some pink flowers around them.
28. A Front Door Wreath – Amazing and Awesome
Make certain that you also perk up your front door with a wreath for autumn! Firstly, you will have to put together the base of the wreath. Then you can start adding all sorts of fall foliage to it, including miniature pumpkins. If this doesn’t bring a sense of the season to your wreath, what will?
29. A Crate of Pumpkins – Traditional and Rustic
Put together a crate filled with autumn leaves and pumpkins! Then place it on your porch! This crate of seasonal goods will look lovely and will help channel a rustic ambience to your home! You can use pumpkins of any colour and any size.
30. A Spooky Look – Halloween Pumpkin Decorations
For a spooky Halloween look, you can paint your pumpkins in orange, black and white paint! Use all sorts of patterns for decorating the pumpkins. After allowing them to dry, you can stack them on each other to create a tower of pumpkins!