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Don’t get us wrong, you just can’t beat a spot of pumpkin carving. Whether you’re creating a gruesome face or a terrifying scene, it’s all part of the Halloween fun. That said, as crafters, we’re always looking for ways to get creative and pumpkins offer the perfect opportunity for us to show off our skills. Whether you’re into knitting, painting, embroidery or upcycling, we have the perfect decorating tips right here - no scalpels required.

10 Showstopping Ways To Decorate Your Pumpkin
  1. Sequins and polka dots
    Add a touch of sparkle to your pumpkin - think of it as the vegetable version of a disco ball. 10 Showstopping Ways To Decorate Your Pumpkin
  2. Pun-kin party
    These statement squash pack a punch - you'd be ghoulish not to try this technique at home. 10 Showstopping Ways To Decorate Your Pumpkin
  3. Bold and bright
    Be a butternut squash amongst a sea of pumpkins - that's certainly our goal. These funky geometric patterns will help your designs stand out from the crowd. 10 Showstopping Ways To Decorate Your Pumpkin
  4. Paint it metallic
    Such a simple idea, but so incredibly striking. The best bit? All you need is spray paint (and a pumpkin!). 10 Showstopping Ways To Decorate Your Pumpkin
  5. The sophisticated one
    Looking to indulge in a little monochrome this Halloween? Swap white for gold and use this gorgeous veg as your inspiration. 10 Showstopping Ways To Decorate Your Pumpkin
  6. Spin a yarn
    Covering your pumpkin in your favourite yarn is certainly a handy trick (or treat) if your carving goes awry. 10 Showstopping Ways To Decorate Your Pumpkin
  7. Hand-painted Halloween
    Because pumpkins are the new canvases. We think this folk art print is just gorge. 10 Showstopping Ways To Decorate Your Pumpkin
  8. Stitch your own pumpkin
    Talk about #embroiderygoals. These non-traditional Halloween hotties definitely have us in stitches. 10 Showstopping Ways To Decorate Your Pumpkin
  9. Golden touch
    When it comes to Halloween, all that glitters is most certainly gold. These look a bit like unicorns, don't you think? 10 Showstopping Ways To Decorate Your Pumpkin
  10. The Mod Podge crew
    Hurrah, we've found a way to use up fabric scraps! Just paste some onto your prized pumpkin, along with a little Mod Podge, and voila! 10 Showstopping Ways To Decorate Your Pumpkin

Don't forget to share your creations with us on social media - the craftier the better! You'll also find more tips, tricks and treats on our pumpkin decorating Pinterest board.

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