Halloween is almost upon us and most of you readers have certainly adorned your home without forgetting the entrance, right? But today we would like to show you 12 easy-to-follow decorative ideas with pumpkins, which could be useful for you if you want to give your Halloween decoration the finishing touch. Here you will find everything from steampunk deco ideas on practical such to Cinderella pumpkin carriage. In our photo gallery of pumpkin decoration ideas you can see those that can be imitated in just a few hours.
Magic in the garden
Bring a little tin of magic into your garden by carving a garden elf or a fairy for a big pumpkin. Around you can place more pumpkins on the surface of which you carve stars in a swirling pattern. This little pumpkin ensemble looks magical and will definitely attract your friends and relatives.
Cinderella pumpkin carriage
Infants always like to hear about Cinderella and even dream of this magical world of fairy tales. To delight the little ones, you can turn a pumpkin into a Cinderella carriage or decorate it to bring your little treasures into a dreamlike world. Halloween is the best occasion for that, right?
Create a mini terrarium in a hollowed-out pumpkin with small wooden houses, chopsticks, pine cones, moss and other natural gifts that are among your favorites. Use battery powered lights to illuminate the interior of your pumpkin terrarium. This works best with an artificial pumpkin, as the inside of a real pumpkin will rot quickly.
Day of the Dead Stag looks back on a long history
Celebrate the traditional Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead, by painting your favorite animal on a pumpkin and embellishing it with flowers, vines and leaves. Paint the pumpkin in a light color and, once the paint is dry, use permanent markers to draw a deer’s head, for example. Actually you can choose another animal motive. To complete your creature, you need to add some color to it. Is not that an interesting Halloween decoration idea?
A flock of birds decorates your pumpkin decoration in the interior
A flock of crows circling a large pumpkin create a wonderful spooky highlight in the interior just for Halloween. Cut crow silhouettes out of black paper and use glue or double-sided tape to attach them to the pumpkin. Place one end of a wire in the top of the squash and use it to continue the spiral of birds in the air. Does not it look a bit romantic?
A pumpkin decorated in steampunk style
Tighten all your old bolts, nails and screws and create a steampunk style pumpkin to add a special touch to your decoration at home. Turn your pumpkin into a Steampunk Jack-O’-Lantern or create graphic designs with the metal pieces. Secure with hot glue or other fast-drying adhesives.
Use a pumpkin as a vase to accentuate the beauty of your garden before it gets too cold outside. That’s easy to do. Place a vase in a hollowed-out pumpkin and arrange beautiful garden flowers in it. It would be possible, you also take some herbs, such as fennel, for example, to add more green.
Arrange flowers, pumpkins and other gifts of nature together
Make a big pumpkin as a centerpiece of yours fall decorating , This can be placed on a vase or on another, robust, cylindrical object to stand firmly. Surround the main vase with smaller vases and fill them with your favorite autumn flowers and leave. Spread some pine cones around the vases and your eye-catcher in the living room is ready!
Beautiful beans decorate the pumpkin is
Give your pumpkin a total makeover by covering it with dried beans. Create patterns and textures by attaching them to the pumpkin with hot glue. You can take a certain type of bean to achieve a monochromatic look. Or try different varieties to add extra color.
Decoupage with delicate flowers
A pumpkin you can decorate with dried flowers, in decoupage style, and immediately turn it into a great eye-catcher. You can glue the flowers when they are dry, or leave a few of them three-dimensional to add extra texture to your pumpkin.
Gold monogram on a pumpkin
Add some shimmer to your pumpkin by decorating it with gold leaf. Cut out a monogram from the gold leaf and attach it. If you do not like this decoration very much, then take it off. This is surprisingly easy to do. But we hope the idea would appeal to you!
Delicately glowing pumpkins
Create a place outside, perhaps on either side of the house entrance, with sparkling pumpkins. Use fairy lights or Christmas lights. First, hollow out the pumpkins and use a drill to make small holes on their surface. Fill each hole with a Christmas light. So you get pumpkins that shine like thousands of little stars!