Creative Craft Ideas for Making Pumpkins and Pumpkin Home Decorations
Here we are again at the end of Summer so you know what is next … Pumpkin Season! Fall is always a welcome relief from the heat and a great time to change your home decor. On that note, I have found for you a bunch of easy pumpkin crafts for adults to make.
I love the variety in this roundup of pumpkin arts and crafts. As you will see, there are some made out of wood and wood slats as well as several different techniques for painting pumpkins.
And, if you are interested in learning how to make No Sew Fabric Pumpkins, there are a couple of tutorials for that as well.
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Useful Pumpkin Craft Supplies:
19 Craft Ideas for making Pumpkins and Pumpkin Decor:
Easy Fence Post Pumpkins
I love the minimal folk art look of these wood pumpkins
Wood Slat Pumpkin Fall Craft
This is a fun idea for outdoor Halloween pumpkin decor
Burlap Pumpkin Wreath
A lovely burlap wreath that looks like a pumpkin!
DIY Mod Podge Pumpkins
Mod Podge makes it easy to create this unique pumpkin decor
Fabric Pumpkin Tutorial
by Organized 31
Here is an easy fabric pumpkin tutorial for beginners
Pottery Barn Knock Off Pumpkin Pillow
Check out this fun painted pumpkin pillow!
DIY Scrap Wood Pumpkins
These cute little wood pumpkins are easy to make with scrap lumber
Faux Painted Pumpkins
I love all the different colored painted pumpkins on this mantel
Metallic Painted Craft Pumpkins
These are fun with their silver metallic patterns
DIY Pumpkin Vase
The paint makes this cheap, plastic pumpkin into a elegant vase
Mercury Glass Pumpkins
The Mercury paint technique works great on glass pumpkins
Easy DIY Painted Pumpkins
I like the non-traditional colors on these painted pumpkins
Craft Pumpkins with Succulents
Little pumpkins make great vases for succulents
No Sew Fabric Pumpkins
Colorful scrap fabrics make for a fun little pumpkin display
Don’t you just love all the creative pumpkins? I hope you enjoy these ideas as much as I do and give some of them a try. Personally, I want to try painting pumpkins with the various techniques. The metallic paint is soooo cool!!
I wish you all a very Happy Fall, Happy Halloween and Happy Thanksgiving!
What Kind of Paint Do You Use on Craft Pumpkins?
The kind of paint you need for craft pumpkins depends on the material they are made of.
If the pumpkin is plastic (like the Halloween buckets the kids carry for Trick Or Treating), then you need acrylic paints. If they are make of wood, you need a wood primer and then you can use acrylic paint.