Saturday 13 October 2012

DIY Pumpkin Decoration Ideas

Today I dream about the upcoming Hallowe'en, autumn and... pumpkins!!!

I always think of pumpkins as soon as the leaves start to fall from the trees, to me it is the ultimate autumn vegetable and one of my favourites! What could be better on the long and usually rainy autumn evening than a hot bowl of pumpkin soup, followed by pumpkin pie and a pumpkin spiced latte?

For all my favourite recipes using pumpkins and squashes check out my recipe post here!

Apart from eating them, pumpkins are just perfect for decoration. I don't only mean the spooky carved Hallowe'en decorations but instead you can create something beautiful using inexpensive materials and transform you house for autumn! Here are my favourite DIY ideas!

Decoupaged Pumpkins

All you need is white paint, a picture that you want to transform into a pumpkin and your own imagination! Find the instructions here!

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Ombre Pumpkin

Ombre is one of the hottest trends when it comes to clothing and hair colouring. Why not try it with a pumpkin? Check out how to do it here!

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Pastel Painted Pumpkins

These take more time and skill but the result is totally worth it! The paint looks almost like a delicate mosaic, really sophisticated! See how to make them here!

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Painted Pattern Pumpkins

With these ones you can let your imagination run wild! You can go for the trendy Aztec prints, a Missoni inspired pattern, geometric prints or anything else you like. See the instructions here and here!

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Veiled Pumpkins

These are really elegant and sophisticated! Plus these are really easy to make, check it out here!

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Autumn Decor Pumpkins

Decoupaged or painted, these add lots of autumn ambience to any interior! See how to make these here!

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Fabric Wrapped Pumpkins

A great way of using any leftover fabric!  They look great and are really easy to make, see it here!

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Fashionista Pumpkins

Last but not least, here's a great DIY project for every fashionista! Pay homage to your favourite designer but don't take it too seriously, you don't want to get accused of making fakes ;)

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Which one gets you pumped the most? :)


  1. Pastelowe dynie podbiły moje serce!!

  2. Piękne te dekoracje, aż żałuję, że nie dekoruję dyni :D

    1. Kasia, to moze warto sprobowac? :) Ja poki co wole je jesc ale jestem w trakcie poszukiwan dyni idealnej i wtedy sprobuje!

  3. Wyglądają jak dzieła sztuki :)

  4. Haha, the Louis Vutton pumpkin! That's amazing! But don't they rot over time? How long will they last?

  5. so wonderful, i never saw pumpkins like that :