It’s Fall and pumpkins are proudly being displayed in stores but this year when you bring home one or ten, instead of going traditional and carving a face into them, why not paint them a solid contemporary color like radiant orchard or black plum with maybe a whole lot of sparkly on the stem. It’s an easy peasy DIY that involves a small amount of work while creating a huge impact.
The sun is going down earlier and earlier which means its time to break out the candles. We all know candles and pumpkins are a match made in Halloween heaven, but have you ever used mini pumpkins to make candleholders? I bet now you will.
Pumpkin in a Witch Hat
If you want to cover all your bases in one easy Halloween composition how about this idea, it incorporates ghosts, witches and bats and makes for a boo-tiful black and white glam statement.
Home Decor Inspired Pumpkins
Chevrons and leopard spots on pumpkins create the purr-fect modern moment and you can choose your colors from your own home’s decor.
Here’s a little Bohemian rhapsody to satisfy the Liberace in all of us. This pumpkin looks cozy enough to curl up with for a snooze!
Doily Covered Pumpkin
Chances are you have never thought of vintage doilies as a modern accessory. Well, think again – not only is this doily-covered pumpkin modern but its also pretty awesome looking.
Then again maybe velvet is more your thing. I seriously have a major crushed velvet on these easy to make Plush Velvet Pumpkins!
What’s Halloween without a whole lot of glitter? I’m not sure which I like more, the stripes or the spots but what I do know is that combined these glitter pumpkins make a great statement especially against these naturally patina’d weather-worn planks.
Decoupage Photo Pumpkin
Here’s a unique way of displaying family photos – put them on a pumpkin! This would make a fabulous hospitality gift for family and friends. Who wouldn’t love a decoupage photo pumpkin of their family?
Neon Paint Pumpkins
These eye popping fun neon paint gravity defying upside down drip pumpkins are a bold and graphic statement that creates a modern juxtaposition with a definite pop.
Copper Tape Pumpkins
Copper tape is an easy DIY way of adding a metallic touch to your pumpkin vignettes whether sprawling on a tablescape or grouped at your front door.
Bittersweet White Pumpkins
A great way of highlighting natures fall bounty is to wrap a few branches of berries around a series of white pumpkins displayed in a row down your dining table.
More painted pumpkins – yellow and pink.