My absolute favorite season is fall, and my absolute favorite holiday is Halloween, so naturally I love pumpkins. They bring the season and the holiday together so nicely! To celebrate pumpkins I’ve brought together a collection of ideas for faux pumpkin crafts that you can use every year. Carved, live pumpkins only last one year – these stay around forever. I love these book page pumpkins from Country Home as unique mantel decor, for example. Are you interested in more faux pumpkin craft ideas? Click through the jump!
Bright Fabric 1 of 15You just need to sew basic shapes, cinch and stuff to make these pumpkins.
Learn more at Thompson Family
Squash Softies 2 of 15Leftover fleece, fur or fabric can be used to make these pumpkins.
Find the how-to at Family Fun
Paper Mache 3 of 15Create paper mache pumpkins using balloons, orange tissue paper and Mod Podge.
Get the step-by-step at Better Homes and Gardens
Wood Slats 4 of 15Make pumpkins from 2x4s, paint and then decorate with paper and Mod Podge.
Get the how-to at Sassy Sanctuary
All About Buttons 5 of 15Use orange buttons of various shapes and sizes to make cute wall art.
Find the step-by-step at Auntie Lolo Crafts
Toilet Paper 6 of 15You can decorate your bathroom with these fun pumpkins made with fabric - and they are no sew!
See how they were made at Chocolate Cranium
Flower Pots 7 of 15Paint clay pots and Mod Podge faces to the front to finish. Use outdoor sealer to put them on the porch
Get the how-to at Family Fun
Paper Lanterns 8 of 15Transform an ordinary paper lantern with paper and pipe cleaners - if you only have white lanterns, paint them orange with acrylic craft paint.
See how these were made at Martha Stewart
Long Thread 9 of 15Create thread pumpkins by using balloons as forms, then wrapping with glue and yarn. When dry, pop the balloon to reveal the pumpkin shape.
Learn how to at Instructables
Glitter Blocks 10 of 15Old blocks become festive pumpkins when painted and glitter is added.
See how it was done at Sparkle's Studio
Cute Velvet 11 of 15These cute little pumpkins were made in five minutes with some straight sewing and stuffing.
Learn more at Family Chic
Plastic Luminaries 12 of 15Use old two liter bottles and spray paint to create fun pumpkins that light up at night.
Find the tutorial at Krylon
Pin Cushion 13 of 15This pumpkin pin cushion can be sewn and used all year round.
Find the pattern and instructions at Whip Up
Stone Faced 14 of 15Paint rocks with orange acrylic paint then draw faces on with Sharpies. So cute!
Learn more at Family Fun
Coffee Filter 15 of 15Create a rustic look by making a pumpkin out of dyed coffee filters.
Learn more at Mamie Jane's
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