I’ve been waiting for that “special” pumpkin to pop up somewhere this year, and I think I may have just spotted it in the October issue of Chatelaine Magazine. I never thought it would be pink, but this painted pretty pumpkin is definitely a showstopper (photo by Roberto Caruso). Click below for a 10 fun pumpkin decorating ideas.
Shade Combos 1 of 12Pick out colors a few shades apart (like this great example from Chatelaine Magazine.
Get the instructions at Chatelaine (Photo by Roberto Caruso).
Gold Leaf 2 of 12Get the metal look with a little gold leaf action.
Get instructions at Chatelaine (Photo by Roberto Caruso).
Angry Tiki Pineapple Jack-O-Lantern 3 of 12Spending Halloween in the tropics this season? Try an Angry Tiki Pineapple!
Image by San Fran Annie.
VW Campervan 4 of 12Get creative and carve out a favorite campervan!
Image by littleh25.
Chalkpaint Pumpkins 5 of 12A favorite from last year, chalkpaint pumpkins in pretty muted hues.
Get the tutorial on Perfectly Imperfect.
Easy Access 6 of 12A clever way to slice a pumpkin. Easy to scoop out seeds and you won't burn yourself trying to insert a candle.
Get the tutorial from Makezine.
Black Out 7 of 12Make dramatic effects with black paint.
Get the tutorial from Sweet Paul Magazine.
Bakers Twine 8 of 12A crafty idea using bakers twine or yarn.
Get the tutorial from Crafts Unleashed.
Pretty in Pink 9 of 12A pretty girly pink would be perfect for Halloween or fall tea party.
Get the tutorial from Chatelaine (Photo by Roberto Caruso).
Natural History 10 of 12Bring a little natural history to your fall decor with some decoupage moths.
Get the tutorial from Country Living.
Hometown Pride Pumpkins 11 of 12Highlight your home address and state with this fun idea.
More info at Country Living.
Glow-Stick Melon Jack-O-Lanterns 12 of 12Teenage Mutant Ninja Melons! Instead of candles glow sticks were used... so clever!
Image via Geek Tyrant.
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