15 DIY Pumpkin Decorating Ideas You’ll Love

Turns out orange is the new black; especially since these DIY pumpkins are anything but boring. From glittered gourds to carve-free crafts, we’re having a hard time picking a favorite pumpkin from this decorated patch:

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Neon Ombre

This colorful craft is surprisingly easy to recreate. Just follow the directions here.
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DIY Doilies

Add a delicate touch to your pumpkins with this easy how-to.
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Funky Bunch

What's black and white and painted all over? These pumpkins, of course.
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Glittered Gourds

Add some sparkle to the season with this chic DIY version.
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Down Home Decor

Show your home state some love with this simple painting trick.
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Geo Gourds

Because orange pumpkins are so last season.
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Neon Brights

Add some 80s flair to your pumpkins with this bright DIY how-to.
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In Bloom

Display your favorite fall flowers with this carving idea.
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Glitter Glam

A little sparkle adds just the right amount of shine.
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Gilded Place Cards

Hosting a Halloween bash? Show guests to their seats with these chic place settings.
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Wishy-Washi

Use fool-proof washi tape as a sleek way to spruce up your fall decor.
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Chic Chevron

Add a modern touch to your gourds with this super-easy idea.
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Carve-Free Zone

The best part about this festive craft? No carving necessary.
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Photo Fix

Personalize your pumpkins with this decoupage option.
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Clean Slate

All you need is white paint and some creativity for this sleek DIY option.

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