Decorate your fall pumpkins with these carving and painting ideas from Blain’s Farm & Fleet.
Nothing says fall like carving and decorating pumpkins. There are so many different ways to create pumpkin art such as the classic Jack-o-lantern, carvings inspired by your favorite Halloween movie, paint to match your home decor – the possibilities are endless. If you’re ready for some new designs and a little creativity, Blain’s Farm & Fleet has some DIY projects you and the whole family will love. Follow along with these five pumpkin carving and painting ideas, from Blain’s Farm & Fleet.
Whether you have your own backyard birds, or you just like chickens, this simple pumpkin craft is perfect for any home. Using the directions and template from Country Living, you can create an adorable family of chicks and a hen. For an extra crafty touch, use chicken wire to fill in the hen carving.
Tired of a plain orange pumpkin? Try adding an out-of-this-world touch by creating a galaxy pumpkin with Unicorn SPiT Stain & Glaze in One! With this DIY project from Home Talk, you can easily transform a pumpkin into a revolving galaxy. Simply use a black craft pumpkin, or paint a real pumpkin with black paint. Once it’s ready to go, you can create your own galaxy using Unicorn SPiT paint.
Perfect for your front porch or Halloween party, these glow in the dark pumpkins from One Little Project are super easy to make. Plus, there’s no carving involved! Simply use the printable labels to create a face, and then paint the pumpkins using glow in the dark spray paint. To get the best glow, make sure the pumpkin’s paint is exposed to light for at least 4-8 hours.
If you need an activity for the kids, these emoji pumpkins are fun and easy to make. While the directions from Cutefetti use spray paint, the kids can easily paint pumpkins using paint brushes and craft paint. Help them cut out eyes, mouths and tongues from felt or foam sheets to create silly emoji faces.
Take pumpkin carving to the next level by carving it with a power drill. With these simple instructions from The Garden Glove, you can drill a variety of patterns into your pumpkins. It’s the perfect way to incorporate your power tools into some fall fun!
Pumpkin carving is a fun way to spend time with your family, and enjoy everything fall has to offer. Visit the Blain’s Farm & Fleet Blog for more DIY projects and fall craft ideas.