The Friday 5: Fall Decorating With Pumpkins

1.  DIY Pumpkin Succulent Arrangement.

Succulents are everywhere these days, and Simply Happenstance uses them so beautifully in this fall pumpkin arrangement!

They give a very thorough tutorial, here, on how to make it (no pumpkin cutting required) as well as tips on care, and what to do when the pumpkin deteriorates.

The Friday 5 - Decorating with Pumpkins. Image source simplehappenstance.com

2. Pumpkin Words.

I always enjoy seeing another creative way to display words, so of course I had to share Courtney from a Diamond in the Stuff‘s mini pumpkin THANKS fall mantel.

So fun and the idea could be translated to any style of decorating.  Details here.

Give Thanks Mantel | By Courtney - A Diamond In The Stuff blog

3. Dry Brushed Chalk Painted Pumpkins

If orange pumpkins aren’t your thing and you’re considering painting them, you may want to hop on over to Anderson and Grant for this tutorial on how to dry brush pumpkins.  (I was amazed when I saw the “before” pumpkins.)Learn how to DIY some realistic looking chalk painted pumpkins. | www.andersonandgrant.com

4. Pumpkin With Floating Candles.

A great idea for adding a little fall ambiance to your space by BHG.com. Using scalloped cuts to emphasize the natural shape definitely adds to it’s appeal.

Love this floating pumpkin idea. Link to tutorial in blog post.

5. Half Pumpkin Decor.

Have you seen 1/2 pumpkins yet?  Just Destiny got hers at Michael’s and created DIY fall planters to hang on her chalkboard. Tutorial here.

DIY Hanging Half Pumpkin Craft - Just Destiny - tutorial in blog post

If you’re looking for more Fall inspiration, you’ll like these posts:

Simple Ways to Ease Into Fall Decorating
Our Favorite Things About Fall
The Friday 5 – Almost Fall Edition
A Trip to The Apple Orchard

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