Pumpkins are the essence of fall.
The weather gives a hint of fall and the pumpkin spice memes, wars and enjoyment begins.
They abound in the garden. The grocery store bins are overflowing with them. Steps are garnered with them.
Now all you need for your decorations is a splendidly decorated pumpkin, right?
This list has all the ideas you could ever want to carve pumpkins and ideas where you don’t have to carve them at all!
Fall Pumpkin Ideas
First, you need to know how to cut and clean a pumpkin quickly, you can find that out here.
And after it’s carved you need to know how to keep it from rotting, find out here how to do that.
Pumpkin Carving (And some not!)
“Man Behind Bars”
Don’t want to carve? Try wrapping a pumpkin in cheesecloth for a “mummy” effect:
A Pumpkin “Nose” Best
Use a pumpkin to make a “honey jar” that Pooh Bear is sneaking a treat from:
Detailed Intricate Carvings
Don’t be shy to dig out some wood carving tools! With some patience and just taking off the top layer of the pumpkin hide, you can create stunning effects.
Intricate Detail Pumpkin
Paint on some doilies to give a beautiful display to any pumpkin:
A Toothy Grin
Dunkin’ Donuts Pumpkins are hard to miss and create a cute effect:
Traditional Pumpkin Face
Fancy Calligraphy Pumpkins
Three Different Pumpkin Faces
Small Crazy Face Pumpkin
Drip Painting Pumpkins
OOOO, Booo, Don’t Forget the Dry Ice
Did you know you can “Scar” a Baby Pumpkin? When It Grows on the vine the Scarring Grows Bigger and Bigger!
Pumpkin Marker Makeup
That’s only a drop in the hat of all the ideas out there to decorate pumpkins.
But I hope it inspired you to dig out the carving tools, the dry ice, and the markers.
And have fun!