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)

Creative Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

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
You can find more fall pumpkin ideas here.

Creative Pumpkin Decorating Ideas


 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.

Creative Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Angry Bird Pumpkins

The little Angry Bird pumpkin featured in the video had me scouring the web for other adorable pumpkin birds! You can get angry birds templates here! (source)

Creative Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

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)

Creative Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Creative Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Creative Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Like any of these cool Halloween Pumpkin decorating ideas? Comment and let us know!


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