I’m a sucker for pumpkins. I love their beautiful orange color, how they symbolize the season, their unique shape and the fact that they are a powerhouse of nutrition. For these reasons, pumpkins can be found throughout our home and in our tummies as soon as they are available for picking. Here is how I use them…

On sconces…

Decorating With Pumpkins

On candle holders…

Decorating With Pumpkins

In pots…

Decorated Pumpkin

And Painted…If you have small children, this is a great, safe alternative to carving. By not cutting into the pumpkin, you will also be able to enjoy your art longer. Carving/cutting it obviously speeds the rotting process.

Monogramed Pumpkin
Decorated Pumpkin

Decorated Pumpkin

This is my son’s painted pumpkin. We added some brown, gold and copper colored glitter to his. I think it turned out beautifully…

Decorating Pumpkins With Kids

Lastly, this is last year’s decorated pumpkin. I made it using leaves from the front yard and a little paint for the face. I call it our vegan turkey…

Our Vegan Turkey

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