Decorating Pumpkins is a festive way to get in to the spirit of fall, but traditional carving can be time consuming and always creates an enormous mess. This year try painting pumpkins instead. These 10 pretty painted pumpkins will inspire you pick up a paintbrush and doll up all the gourds in sight!
This happy kaleidoscope of color is a sure way to add some spunk to your front porch! (Via Whatever)
No skill with a paintbrush? Decoupage instead! (Via Funky Time)
Sophisticated metallic pumpkins look beautiful even after Halloween has passed. (Via Twig & Thistle)
These lovely henna-like pumpkins get that beautiful texture with dimensional paint. (Via Alisa Burke)
Stencil a pattern on to your pumpkins, like this cute folksy quilt print. (Via Country Living)
Pretty ikat is an easy way to incorporate this seasons trends. You could experiment with polka dots, or try an ombre pumpkin as well. (Via Alisa Burke)
Paint a pumpkin with chalkboard paint for a seasonal message board or for a Halloween countdown. (Via It’s Overflowing)
Stencil on some creepy-crawlies for spooky Halloween vibe. (Via Country Living)
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