Halloween is almost here! Pumpkins are probably the most iconic image that are associated with Halloween, whether pumpkin is used for cooking or decorating. We found this video showing some creative Halloween pumpkin decorating ideas that can dress up your doorstep for the rest of October, such as:
- Fairytale Pumpkins, which you can stack in a way that is reminiscent of Cinderella
- Angry Bird Pumpkins
- Pumpkin Bunt Cake, an edible scarecrow that would be fun to make with the kids
- Pumpkin Serving Dish
Watching that video made us want to scrounge up some more fun pumpkin decorating ideas.
Disney Pumpkin Carvings
Disney is classic, but we have yet to see many people pay homage to the newer Disney characters! Characters from Monsters, Inc., Lilo & Stitch, and Phineas & Ferb have simple lines and basic shapes that could be easy to replicate or find templates to trace! (source)
Pumpkin-Themed Fall Decor
If you’re averse to the idea of keeping pumpkins out on your doorstep, consider these season-long fall decor pieces you can make yourself!
- Toilet Paper Roll Decor
- Decoupage Pumpkins
- Pumpkin Centerpiece
There is something enduring about these bat-o-lanterns that are so simple, even a preschooler can make it. You can stage a spooky scene by assembling a colony of these pumpkin bats! Check out these instructions to make them.
Angry Bird Pumpkins
Paying Homage to Your Sci-Fi/Fantasy Heroes
Lastly, we can’t finish out this roundup without showcasing these badass sci-fi/fantasy pumpkin carvings. It’s hard to decide which is the best homage to their sci-fi/fantasy ancestry: Gollum from Lord of the Rings, Iron Man, or Yoda from Star Wars? Decisions, decisions. (source)