5 Smashing Ideas for Decorating with Pumpkins

Renee Valdes
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Burlap pumpkins

With pumpkins as the centerpiece, you can easily put together Halloween decor using natural and decorative accessories. Check out these ideas.


DIY burlap pumpkin

1. DIY burlap pumpkin. Using extra plastic shopping bags as stuffing and a piece of burlap, you can easily create this rustic burlap pumpkin. Add bows and you’ve got a beautiful centerpiece. 


Stacked pumpkin and Halloween decor

2. Stack ’em high. Refresh your front porch with a variety of pumpkins to welcome your guests. Faux options work just as well. Don’t forget colorful mums and a bale of hay.


Carved pumpkin candy bowl

3. Pumpkin candy bowl. Dig out your pumpkin and create a fun party message using a Dremel pumpkin carving tool. Insert a plastic container or line your jack-o’-lantern with foil and fill with assorted candies. Not into carving? Try this pumpkin candy dish.


Mums in a Pumpkin | The Home Depot's Garden Club

4. Mumpkin. After you hollow out a pumpkin, put in some mums. These rustic chic mums in a pumpkin make the perfect arrangement.



5. Scarecrow. Using a plastic or lighted pumpkin head, make a scarecrow that welcomes Halloween on your porch.


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