What screams fall more than pumpkins & gourds? These lovely orange orbs pop up everywhere this time of the year. Their deep harvest colors are perfect for dressing up your home for fall on both the inside and out! When it comes to decorating with these fall faves, the ideas are endless.
So spice up your fall decor with these festive decorating ideas ~ no knives required.
Chalkboard Greeting Pumpkins
Welcome your guests and trick-or-treaters with a personalized message on chalkboard pumpkins. Simply paint your pumpkin with chalkboard paint and use chalk to label with “Welcome’, "Boo!", "Trick-or-Treat!", or "Happy Halloween”.
Sequined Monograms Pumpkins
Embellish your family letter with dazzling sequins on white or orange pumpkins. Add sequin swirls and stripes to make a fall display that is perfect as a centerpiece or for the front stoop.
Pumpkin Place Cards
Add a personalized touch to a fall dinner with custom-made place cards. Use your computer to create business-card-size tags with fall images and lettering. Print and attach to a small gourd with a pushpin.
Welcoming Wagon Display
Fill your old wheelbarrow with an assortment of pumpkins, gourds, mums, cabbage and kale. Use a permanent marker to inscribe one of the pumpkins with a welcoming message.
Stacked Gourds in Glass Vases
Bring autumn to your table or mantel by filling clear glass cylinder vases with gourds and pumpkins. Use vases of different sizes and heights to create interest and dimension.
Fall Foliage Pumpkins
Have your kids collect fall leaves from the yard, and use them as patterns to make cut-outs or glue onto pumpkins. These masterpieces will last up until Thanksgiving.
Create a beautiful floral display using yellow and orange mums. Cut the heads from the flowers and hot-glue them all over your pumpkins. Display on tabletops, mantels or undercover on the front porch.
Set pumpkins in or atop of terra-cotta pots paired with rich burgundy dahlias or yellow mums accented with pumpkin leaves. Place on a fireplace mantel or on a table.
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