1. Floral and FeminineCraftberry Bush
Get creative with your pumpkin's color scheme by painting a design that fits in with your room's decor. Lucy from Craftberry Bush customized this one for her daughter's room by first giving it a chalky blue background and then adding pink and green florals with acrylic paint. And don't forget the stem -- it's the perfect place to add a little touch of gold.
2. Simple and ChicBubby & Bean
Here's proof Halloween decor can be chic. These black, gold, and geometric pumpkins from Bubby & Bean are stylish and super easy to replicate. All you need is a some painter's tape, metallic spray paint, and a little acrylic paint (or permanent marker) for your design.
4. Pattern PlayA Thoughtful Place
For Courtney's pumpkin inspiration on A Thoughtful Place, she turned to a favorite pillow fabric. This fun dot pattern was easy to achieve using acrylic paints and "dabbers" she picked up at a crafts store. Turn any pumpkin into an instant vase by removing the top and filling it with real (or faux) leaves or florals.
5. Vintage InspiredThe Casual Craftlete
Sometimes the simplest projects produce the prettiest results. Katie from The Casual Craftlete used chalk paint in soft shades on small artificial pumpkins. (You can often find these at crafts or dollar stores.) She placed them in a milk glass bowl along with acorns, pinecones, and greenery to create the perfect fall centerpiece.
6. Going GreenNatalie Wright
Not only are these pumpkins adorable, but they'll last season after season. Natalie painted these small papier mache ones to fit in with her living room's blue-and-green color scheme. The leaf motif is a simple and fun pattern that even a beginner crafter can create with her tutorial.
7. Pottery PumpkinBHG
Look no further than your kitchen shelves for pumpkin painting ideas. This pretty pumpkin was inspired by vintage yellowware bowls. After priming with an acrylic paint and hand-painted stripes, a coat of antique stain was brushed on to give it a potterylike look.