We carve pumpkins every year the night before Halloween. It’s a family tradition! While we are definitely planning on carving pumpkins this year, I want to let my kiddos unleash their inner Picasso! These painted pumpkins are great for artists of all levels.
Use real pumpkins, or fake ones that will last for years to come! No matter what you use, nothing looks as great as these dip-dyed pumpkins from Taryn Whiteaker. No DIY experience necessary.
Okay, so this pumpkin project doesn’t exactly require much painting, but it’s still totally adorable! Colorful office push pins look great as “polka dots” on a pumpkin. Idea from A Subtle Revivery.
Dress up your porch with woodland themed pumpkins from Simple As That Blog. You may need a little artistic ability to create these!
Designing a china themed pattern that’s this elaborate may take a bit more painting skill than I have, but I think it’s beautiful nevertheless! From Craftberry Bush.
My kids would go wild for these painted minion pumpkins from Life Inside the Page. Mason jar lids make the eyeballs!
I know I couldn’t live without a healthy dose of chalk paint throughout my home, and I love when I can use it on my porch! Cover your pumpkins with them, and leave notes for your trick-or-treaters. Idea from Women’s Day.
How cute are these pumpkins spray painted to look like candy corn? The candy is disgusting, but this cute painting idea from Women’s Daily definitely aren’t!
Whitewash a pumpkin (use this tutorial from Picky Stitch!) and cover it in metallic polka dots. The flowers are optional, but I just love how much this screams “hello, fall!” Idea from Good Housekeeping.
These painted donut pumpkins look good enough to eat! Like any good donut, they’ll definitely need a hearty dose of sprinkles! Learn how to make them yourself over at Studio DIY.
Ditch the carving tools, and opt for a paintbrush. Let your inner artist unleash on your store bought (or home grown!) pumpkins! Find this and more ideas over at Handmade Charlotte.