11 Ways to Maximize Pumpkin

Can't get enough pumpkin? We're sharing 11 creative ways to get more pumpkin in your life.

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Which Halloween Character Are You?

On October 31, should you patiently wait for the Great Pumpkin, spook the house's new residents, or claim that you ain't scared of no ghosts? Take our quiz…if you dare.

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Outrageous Pumpkins You HAVE to See

These spooky pumpkins are sure to scare up laughs and fun! Get complete DIY carving instructions here.

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Hipster Pumpkin Stencils

Grab your cardigan, pause your cassette tape, and pick a pumpkin that perfectly encompasses your hipster vibe. If you're feeling nostalgic, share this with your friends.

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3-Layer Candy Corn Drink: Perfect for Halloween!

Pretty colors and fruity flavors stand out in this 3-layer drink that looks just like candy corn. Adorable!

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Lazy Girl's Halloween Cupcakes

When you'd prefer to prep for your Halloween party by styling your zombie makeup instead of piping cupcakes, look to GeorgetownCupcake.com for a dozen creepy sweets just in time for All Hallows Eve.

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How to Make Popcorn Balls

Ah, the popcorn ball. Three steps, basic ingredients, and some literal hands-on fun are at the heart of these classic treats that go just as well at a party as at low-key streaming-movie night. Now pop to it!

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Modern Halloween Table Decorations

Entertaining guru Jennifer Sbranti shows how to set a modern, hip table for your next Halloween party by mixing a traditional orange-and-black color scheme with contemporary florals, funky skeleton patterns, and shimmery dishes.


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    • Tasty Treats

      Set out black-and-orange bottled beverages, such as these Halloween drinks by Jones Soda, which come in fun flavors like Black Cat Licorice.

      Editor's Tip: Create an impressive drink display by using tiered shelf organizers to display your drinks in a stair-step fashion.

      SOURCE Tiered shelf organizers: containerstore.com.

    • Daring Desserts

      Give desserts and appetizers a little Halloween flair with fun food toppers such as these skull-and-crossbones flags.

      SOURCE Food flags: Michaels.

    • Spider Sprinkles

      Set a centerpiece on an orange table runner or plate and sprinkle spiders around. A little tacky wax will help keep bugs perched in precarious places.

    • Tantalizing Orange Tea Lights

      Line your table with orange tea lights in contemporary white holders. We love the punched-hole version shown here; it reminds us of a jack-o'-lantern.

      SOURCE Tea-light holder: IKEA.

    • Ghoulishly Goofy Straws

      Look for fun Halloween straws to serve alongside bottled beverages.

    • Orange Floral Centerpiece

      Choose bright orange florals for the centerpiece. For a frightening effect, opt for unusual or abstract designs over traditional flowers.

      SOURCE Artificial orange stems: Jo-Ann Stores.

    • Modern Midnight Madness Tabletop

      Quickly dress up your table with a basic black tablecloth, dinner and salad plates in orange and black, and party napkins with a contemporary Halloween pattern.

      SOURCE Melamine plates and skull napkins: Target.

    • Midnight Madness Place Setting

      Fold your dinner napkins in half and place them on top of the salad plates with a single orange gem or candy set on top. Turn the beverage napkins at a 45-degree angle and place them under your cocktail or water glasses.

      SOURCE Gems: moonmarble.com.

    • Party Decor

      Vases with fluffy orange and black ostrich feathers and funky floral stems crawling with spiders work for perfectly petrifying party decor.

      SOURCES White vase: IKEA. Plastic spiders: orientaltrading.com.

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      Spider Candles

      Wrap orange and black pillar candles with Halloween-patterned paper, such as the spiderweb and orange dot designs shown here.

      Editor's Tip: To add height, flip black bowls upside down and use them as pedestals for your candles. Never leave lit candles unattended.

      SOURCE Bowls: IKEA.

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      Eerie Embellishments

      Further embellish orange and black pillar candles with coordinating ribbon and plastic spiders.

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