31 Days of Autumn Bliss {Day 16}:
Chic Pumpkins

31 Days of Autumn Bliss {Day 16}: <br>Chic Pumpkins

House and Home

Last fall I was a wee bit excited about the idea of branching out from the usual and predictable “scary pumpkin faces”  and trying something that looked a little more chic. For me, not for my son — he still likes the scary pumpkin faces.

31 Days of Autumn Bliss {Day 16}: <br>Chic Pumpkins

House and Home

I was intrigued by these upholstery tack pumpkins and gourds, they looked fun to make and would be such cute table decorations or front porch decor, too. They are “tacky,” but not TACKY! Ahh, I like that.

This year I’m seeing another really cool idea (it is not really new but I’m slow about catching on to these things).

Use a drill to create neat patterns and designs in a pumpkin or gourd (see the top and bottom photo)!

Aren’t they fun?

31 Days of Autumn Bliss {Day 16}: <br>Chic Pumpkins

This Old HouseCreating Pumpkin Luminaries


Do you carve pumpkins the traditional way or do you get a little fancy?

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31 Days of Autumn Bliss {Day 16}: <br>Chic Pumpkins

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Get Crafty: Upholstery Tack Pumpkins

Get Crafty: Upholstery Tack Pumpkins

Need a fun fall project? These look cute and super easy! All you need are some upholstery tacks and some pretty pumpkins or gourds. Find all the instructions here at My Home Ideas.

Get Crafty: Upholstery Tack Pumpkins

images: My Home Ideas

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