Pumpkin Crafts and Decorating Ideas

Got pumpkins? Wondering what to do with them? Let us introduce you to a whole bunch of different pumpkin crafts and decorating ideas.

1. Pumpkin Spice Candles

Pumpkin spice candle -- Learn how to make this candle using instructions from Home Candle Making by Stephanie Rose, published by Leisure Arts
Pumpkin spice candle — Learn how to make this candle using instructions from Home Candle Making by Stephanie Rose, published by Leisure Arts

Want to learn how to transform pumpkins into delightful candles?

Imagine yourself making a few candles like these for your own home. Can’t you just see incorporating them into the centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table? No doubt, when your guests see them, they will “ooh and ahh” and gush about how creative you are for having made such charming decorative accents.

Don’t worry, we won’t tell them that you got the idea from Stephanie Rose’s amazing new book called Home Candle Making. If you want to learn how to make these delightful candles for your own home — plus find ideas for 11 more candle making projects that are just as creative and lovely as these pumpkin spice candles — you’re definitely going to want to take a look at this book. I highly recommend it.

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2. White Pumpkin FREE Knitting Pattern

If you’re in need of a free pattern for knitting mini pumpkins, this is your happy day. To make these little cuties, you knit in the round and then cinch the tops and bottoms of your knitted piece to create a ball. One idea: You can use these little pumpkins alternated with pompoms to create a fall-themed garland. But there are bunches of other ways you could use it in addition to this one.

3. FREE Cable Knit Pumpkin Pattern

This sophisticated pumpkin is richly textured with knitted cables. You can download the free pattern for knitting this pumpkin online.

4. Paper Weaving Pumpkin — Kid’s Craft Idea

Here’s a fun paper craft idea for making pretty fall pumpkin decorations that are easy enough for kids. If your kids are responsible enough to be trusted with scissors and glue, this is a fun idea to keep them busy for a few hours — and you can use the results of their creativity to decorate your fridge, windows or other similar surfaces for fall.

So there you have it: That’s our roundup of fall pumpkin crafts and decorating ideas. I hope you found some ideas you’d like to use when decorating your home for fall, Thanksgiving or Halloween this year.

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