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18 Amazing Pumpkin Painting Ideas That Will Blow Your Mind


Check out this awesome list of some of my favorite and amazing pumpkin painting ideas It’s only a few days until Halloween and we have been getting into the spooky season.

I love Fall and all the year in festivities. So so much. I just do. Pumpkin spice, weather, sweaters and boots, and the anticipation of the upcoming holidays. I love it all! It’s never to early to start getting ideas and as a DIY and crafting mom, I do crafts with the kids and by myself as well.

I scoured the internet looking for ideas that I thought were worthy of being included on this list and you wont be disappointed. So take a look below and I hope you get inspired!

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Pumpkin Painting Ideas

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1. Monster Eye Pumpkins

Paint your pumpkins white, and then decorate the pupils in various colors! This is amazing!

2. 90’s Pastel Pumpkins

My daughter would love these! Pick some pastel base colors and let the fun begin!

3. Pattern Pumpkin

A super fun I love the idea of adding a pattern to a pumpkin. Start with a base color and the add the lines with a paint marker!

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4. Creative Halloween Pumpkins

I love these!

5. M & M’s Pumpkins

Candy themed pumpkins!

6. Frankenstein

Get the tutorial + video from Instructables! I love the polymer clay bolts

7. DIY Moon and Stars

Get the full tutorial on Oh So Beautiful Paper

8. Glitter Frosted Pumpkins

These are actually plastic pumpkins by Bre Pea with acrylic paint, glitter, and metallic spray paint!

9. Glittered Ghost Pumpkins

These are absolutely beautiful glittered/painted pumpkins by I heart naptime

10. Donkins!

I love this title! LOL By Darby Smart

11. Spooky Gold Pumpkin

Love the gold metallic paint & foam letters, so creative! The Craft Patch

12. Cinderella Pumpkin

I love a good Disney-inspired pumpkin! Grab some glitter paper and start painting!

Get the Cinderella Pumpkin tutorial at A Pumpkin & A Princess.

13. Galaxy Painted Pumpkin

My son loves anything out of this world and this Jack-o’-Lantern is perfection!

Get the Galaxy Pumpkin tutorial at Dream a Little Bigger.

14. Painted Popcorn Bucket Pumpkin

How creative, it’s perfect for my Halloween movie Night Dollar Store Haul!

Find this tutorial at Aww Sam!

15. Rainbow Walkway Painted Pumpkins

This rainbow pumpkin-covered porch is just dreamy and magical. So worth the time.

16. Little Mermaid Pumpkin

Given the recent movie (and my mermaid obsessed daughter who will in fact be a mermaid for Halloween), this is perfect for this year!

17. Spider Web Pumpkins

Grab thin and long strips of tape and some spray paint for this look!

18. Family Candy Costume

Last but not least! I love this design.

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That’s it!

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I hope you enjoyed these ideas and your kids enjoy it as well. Please comment below and let me know some pumpkin decorating ideas that you have done in the past or plan to do this year! I would love to see!

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