Halloween Painted Pumpkins

Are these not the cutest? Let me start with a disclaimer…I had nothing to do with these adorable little guys, but they were too fabulous not to share!  These pumpkins are at home just up the street, and since Candace doesn’t have a blog, she gave me permission to share with you here!
Another easy, very inexpensive fall or Halloween treat for your front porch, your deck, or even your table’s centerpiece!  

What you need:
Pumpkins (real or artificial)
Acrylic Paint in your choice of colors
Pencil
Ribbon or Raffia

Candace simply sketched out the first letters of each of her children’s names on the pumpkins.  If this makes you nervous, find a font you like at KevinandAmanda, enlarge it, print it out, and make a template.  
Paint your letter in the desired color.  Candace used black, allowed it to dry, then came back with white polkadots.  **Tip:  To create perfect polkadots, use the end of an unused pencil eraser!

Tie fun ribbon and/or raffia to the stems and you are finished!  Easy-peasy!

While Candace made hers fun and whimsical, the possibilities are endless…you could use a script letter with pretty ribbon for a more elegant look, or mix it up and paint each one different!

Pinterest is full of great ideas for decorating your pumpkins!


Hope you are enjoying some beautiful fall weather!
Linking to:
Dittle Dattle
Seasonal Sundays
Weekend Bloggy Reading
Tatertots and Jello
Thrifty Thursdays
Blissful and Domestic

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Comments

  1. CUTE as can be!

  2. How cute are these? For us old folks with no little ones at home, I think it would be fun to write Boo! Maybe next year. Like you said, the possibilities are endless. Thanks for sharing! Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog also.

  3. Super cute! I love the ribbons and the white-dotted letters :) I couldn’t resist and showed them to my daughter and she loves them!

  4. these are precious pumpkins!!

  5. Last year we glued ribbons on our pumpkins, and this year we let Molly go to town painting them! They are all so cute!

  6. So. Stinkin’. Cute! They really are adorable!

  7. Those are so cute! I love the polka dots on the letters and the ribbon around the stem!

  8. I’m a polka-dot person so I think these are great

  9. Love this! I love painted pumpkins, they last so much longer! The polka-dots are adorable! :)

  10. So sorry to be so late in getting to visit but I’m glad you chose to be a part of Seasonal Sundays this past week and hope you’ll join me again this week.

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