With piles of gourds in the grocery store, the season of autumn decor heats up. But, you don’t have to be an interior decorator to lend a little fall flair to your dining room, kitchen, and party table! We’ve pulled together 17 gorgeous ideas that turn autumn produce into pretty little displays. The best part? When all is said and done, most of the decor can then be sliced and served up in one of our delicious Stuffed Squash recipes. Click through, find a fave, and start decorating!
What To Do With Gourds 1 of 18
Turn gourds into a gorgeous decor with these easy ideas.
Pretty Little Candles 2 of 18
These mini ghost pumpkins become tea light luminaries with a simple carving.
See all the steps and make your own Mini Pumpkin Candles
Colorful Gourds 3 of 18
Turn your gourds into colorful table toppers.
See all the steps and make your own Spray Painted Gourds
Light And Bright 4 of 18
This soft and stunning arrangement gives the perfect autumn vibe to your entertaining table!
Learn how to make this beautiful display at BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS
Golden Gourds 5 of 18
Stack these painted gourds on a glass cake plate to create an elegant display!
Get all the instructions for this gorgeous decor craft at BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS
Gourd Garland 6 of 18
Garlands are all the rage — string some gourds and hang them along the mantle for some festive fall ambience!
Get all the details on how to make these for your own home from MARTHA STEWART
Fall Harvest Table Setting 7 of 18
Simple gourds make an elegant statement at this fall harvest table!
Get the idea from EVERYDAY OCCASIONS
Gilded Pumpkins 8 of 18
An armful of lovely gourds is transformed into an eye-catching fall display with some gilded paint and bittersweet!
Get the idea from COUNTRY LIVING
Mantel Of Gourds 9 of 18
This fall mantle adds rich and vibrant color to any room!
Learn how to get your mantle this magnificent from MIDWEST LIVING
Gourd Wreath 10 of 18
Guests will feel welcomed by this beautiful fall wreath!
Learn how to make this wreath for your own front door from BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS
White Pumpkins And Pine Cones 11 of 18
White pumpkins make a simple and elegant fall statement as a centerpiece or on a side table.
Discover all the details on this gorgeous craft over at SHANTY 2 CHIC
Gourd And Pumpkin Lights 12 of 18
Set your gourds aglow with tea candles for a rustic, calming autumn ambience!
Get the idea from CHARTER HOUSE INTERIORS
Gourd Centerpiece 13 of 18
An informal gathering of gourds and wicker pumpkins makes a casual fall centerpiece for your home!
Get the idea from TIDBITS AND TWINE
Orange And White Centerpiece 14 of 18
Create a dramatic fall table with orange and white accents that will wow your guests!
Get the idea from MIDWEST LIVING
White Autumn 15 of 18
Fall is in the air in this gorgeous room — hanging mini-gourds, fall leaves, and festive table settings make this an inviting place to be!
Get all the details on how to make this happen in your own home from BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS
Gourds On A Shelf 16 of 18
These beautiful glowing gourds have a dramatic effect in front of a big, bright window!
Discover how to make these beautiful gourd lights for your own home at BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS
Birdbath Carved Gourds 17 of 18
Create a beautiful yet eerie scene with carved, glowing gourds and a crow replica.
Learn how to make this gorgeous display with gourds from MARTHA STEWART
Gourd Lumiaries 18 of 18
This tutorial allows you to create any gourd carving you desire — create your own festive atmosphere!
Learn how to make these beautiful gourd lanterns at MARTHA STEWART