This fall, steer clear of jack-o'-lanterns and go a little more glam with elegant pumpkin decorations that fit seamlessly into your fall decor.
From metallic paint to dainty succulents, some creativity can go a long way in turning your pumpkin into a golden...well, more stylish pumpkin. Try these 16 easy ideas for decorating pumpkins that will look fabulous long after Halloween is over.
Keep your decor all organic with an adorable succulent-topped pumpkin. Whether you style it at your front door or around the house, really lean into the harvest aesthetic with this lush autumnal piece from .
Balloons are a must at every birthday party, but what about adding them to your fall decor repertoire? According to , if you take mini pumpkins and cover them in colorful balloons you'll have a fun, no-fuss table decoration to remember.
Skip the usual autumn color palettes and recreate these unique metallic pumpkins from . All you need are a few shimmery paint options and some pumpkins to decorate (real or faux!). They make for the perfect center piece at a glam fall dinner party that isn't too thematic.
Draw decor inspiration from unlikely places this fall, like your porcelain dish-ware. These intricate blue-and-white pumpkins from are perfect for those who love to push the boundaries of traditional holiday decor. Pair them with a bouquet of autumnal foliage and a white tablecloth, and you've got a dreamy fall tablescape fit for a chic seasonal party.
This quick pumpkin paint project from couldn't be easier. All you need is chalk paint in baby blue and gold acrylic paint, and you're ready to adorn your pumpkins in a very unconventional, but incredibly festive way.
Admit it: If you're a design addict, you're totally fawning over these Pantone pumpkins right now. In this genius nod to paint color love, paints the top of a pumpkin in a bright color, the bottom in plain white, and adds a nifty little label for the top color. (We're thinking this could be a handy trick for testing paint swatches too.)
Sure, we've all seen plain, black and white polka dot pumpkins. But it's the glittery polka dots that really snag our attention. All it takes to make these pretty pumpkins from is some glue and loose sequins.
It looks super complicated. But is it? Of course not — we wouldn't do that to you. For these awe-worthy pumpkins from , all you need to do is spray the pumpkin with gold spray paint and top with one pop of color.
Some of the sweetest things in life involve confetti, from confetti cake to this oh-so-cute confetti pumpkin from . In just 30 minutes, you can adhere confetti dots onto a white pumpkin for a bubbly addition to your seasonal decor.
These pumpkins are glam chic thanks to the striking combination of gold studs and black paint. used black acrylic craft paint and pyramid studs to give this fall decor an unmistakable edge.
Paint, glue and glitter. This pumpkin craft is so easy you'll forget you made it yourself — , glitter and bright pops of color are an undeniable combination for personalized festive cheer.
Let's say you're not a crafter: You don't like to paint, and you don't like to glue. That's OK! Just take a tip from Abby Larson, founder and editor of and tie a pretty ribbon around the stems of your pumpkins. Seasonal cheer, achieved.
This may look akin to a designer pattern, but here's a secret: All you need is a single paint brush. For this project from , simply dab strokes of paint on a craft pumpkin of a contrasting color.
Into minimalism? Opt for a paint-dipped pumpkin. In this simple craft from , a strip of tape helps create a clean, crisp "dip" for the gourd.
Pick a base color for your pumpkin, and then use an accent color (bonus points for something shiny) on the bottom of the gourd and its stem. In this fall vignette from , a two-toned pink and gold pumpkin is paired with a complementary gold studded pumpkin.
Nameplates are always better when creative, so don't just take a Sharpie to a baby pumpkin. In this project from , the pumpkins' stems and pushpins for the name tags share the same bronze glitter.