Chic Art Projects To Do With Those Pumpkins You Forgot To Carve

October 29, 2012 by Caroline_Sessoms
shefinds | Shop

Whether you’re stuck inside due to Hurricane Sandy, or you just need a good art project to keep your creative self busy, we have some fun decor ideas for you. DO something with those pumpkins you forgot to carve. Chic, no-carve pumpkins that require little more than patience and a trip to the craft store. Think you can manage? Here we go.

  1. Visit the grocery store/pumpkin patch/anywhere that sells pumpkins and buy a few in varying sizes.
  2. Take a trip to your local craft store and pick out acrylic paints and stick-on jewels and/or studs in your desired palette – we’re fans of a black, grey, metallic motif.
  3. Once home, paint each pumpkin in your desired shade. Let dry. Paint second coat. Let dry.
  4. Begin bejeweling! For a “dripped” look (like the grey pumpkin pictured above) apply stones in a concentrated cluster around the stem of the pumpkin, becoming more and more spread out as you move away from the stem. For the geometric look (à la the black pumpkin pictured above), take inventory of how many studs you have and use those elementary math skills to come up with a pattern. Don’t feel limited to those looks either, be inspired; get creative!

Look how easy that was, you crafty girl! In four steps, you created an enviable Halloween decoration that all of your friends will fawn over. Mission accomplished.

P.S. If you’re a last minute Suzie and don’t have a Halloween costume yet, fret not! We’ve got tons of Halloween costume ideas, like Pinterest and Joan from Mad Men.

[Small Shop Studio]




From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...


The Coat Everyone Will Be Wearing This Winter (& It's Not Puffers!)

December 13, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
We're shopping this trend ASAP.


6 Things You Can Get From Anthropologie's Sale Section Right Now For Under $21

December 11, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
Who's ready to go shopping?


The One Coat Trend That’s Going To Be EVERYWHERE This Winter

December 10, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
We love this trend!


A Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide For Everyone On Your List

December 10, 2018 by SHEfinds Editors
Get shopping!


These $20 Slippers Are Selling Out Like Crazy Because They Look Just Like UGG!

December 6, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
What a great find!


Here's Every Holiday Beauty Launch That NEEDS To Be On Your Radar

December 1, 2018 by SHEfinds Editors
They're already on our wish lists!


The New Boot Trend That’s Going To Be Everywhere This Winter--It’s SO Comfy!

November 30, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
We want every pair!


We Found The Best-Selling Shapewear On Amazon--& The Reviews Will Blow You Away!

November 29, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
It's their best-seller!