Text by Bethany Adams
Autumn has arrived, and pumpkins are popping up in every corner, from front stoops to tablescapes. Whether you’re tired of the classic jack-o’-lantern or your autumn décor has its own unique spin, let these nontraditional pumpkin ideas inspire you to put a creative twist on a quintessential fall accent!
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These buffalo-checked pumpkins are perfect for any country-style space! Achievable with just a few shades of paint, they’re the perfect project for a fall afternoon.
Add a little elegance to your autumn display! Here, blue-and-white chinoiserie pairs beautifully with the classic, rustic shades of the season.
Handy with a crochet hook? This project will fill your space with all the coziness of your favorite sweater. And with so many shades of yarn to choose from, it’s perfect for personalizing!
Shades of the Season
For a contemporary flair in your autumn home, consider giving your mantel—or other space—the ombré treatment. These pumpkins painted in varying shades of pink make a unique focal point, and the greenery tucked underneath is the perfect finishing touch.
For a centerpiece certain to make any unforgettable, create a vase using a hollowed-out pumpkin. Place a glass container with water inside and add a floral arrangement of your favorite richly hued blooms.
Show off your green thumb while celebrating the season! Turning a pumpkin into a planter for succulents creates an earthy display perfect for your fall table, front porch, or anywhere else that needs a little verdant pick-me-up!