23 Totally Chic Ways to Decorate Your Pumpkins
A classic jack-o’-lantern will always have a soft spot in our hearts, but why limit your creativity to your carving tools? A deep dive into the Internet has taught us that there are so many more ways to style a pumpkin than using a keyhole saw to carve shapes. From gourds dipped in glitter to those outfitted in ombré, the humble pumpkin has come a long way. Scroll below for the chicest Halloween inspiration around.
17 Apart takes a dowdy gold doily to new heights of chic, using it to découpage a pair of little pumps.
Chateleine has transformed the decorative Halloween pumpkin into something functional: a vase! Spray paint your pumpkin as you wish, chop off its stem, and then scoop out its filling.
Part cobweb, part creeping vine, the effect of black lace on painted pumpkins is thoroughly macabre.
Mini pumpkins covered in gold leaf foil are instantly transformed into glamorous place card holders.
Who says your Halloween décor should be dark and macabre? Make it vibrant and sprightly with these ombré and geometric pumpkins by Funkytime.
Homey Oh My applied copper tape to a collection of mini white pumpkins to give them a dose of on-trend metallic glamour.
Kelli Trontel gave her pumpkins a dose of rocker edge by embellishing them with simple silver tacks.
If Chanel designed apparel for ghosts (we hope we’re wearing bouclé in the afterlife), we like to think it might look something like this.
Made in a Day showered her pumpkins with confetti, and it’s just the kind of rain storm we’d like to get caught in.
Queen of Homemaking Martha Stewart looked South to Mexico’s Day of the Dead festivities to inspire this beautifully illustrated pumpkin.
Live by the beach? Make a little nod to classic red, yellow, and white beach balls with this pumpkin decorating DIY.
Bring the taste of the tropics to your table with this absolutely adorable—and stylish!—pumpkin project from Studio DIY.
A family of black cats is somehow cuter than a lone feline, and the eyes of these ones light up, which is chic and creepy.
Start thinking of pumpkins as celestial things, because this galaxy-inspired gourd is something to shoot for.
We never thought you could decorate pumpkins with crayons, but you can (melted ones!) and it’s absolutely awesome.