Best Pumpkin Crafts

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These darling crafts are the perfect way to decorate and celebrate autumn, fall and the Halloween seasons.

I LOVE pumpkins for so many reasons. The color combination of green and orange is definitely one of my all time favorites. (For the record, this is partially why I love carrots so much too.) There are crafty projects here for kids of all ages, toddlers to adults. Making things for the fall season and Halloween is a great way to connect with your family and friends while celebrating at the same time. Here are some of the best pumpkin crafts imaginable.

Creating decor for the home is such a great way to be intentional about celebrating holidays. Here are six pumpkin themed decorations that are here on the blog just waiting for you.

Wood slice painted pumpkins can be put together to create darling wreath.

Yarn pom-poms are perfect little pumpkins on a grapevine wreath.

Stain a giant wood slab to make a beautiful board decoration.

Simple things like felt and a hoop can be put together with a little stitching for fall decor.

Sew up a pumpkin shaped basket for holding fall goodies.

Use clothespins to make a darling themed wreath!

Favorite Pumpkin Themed Craft Ideas


Print the FREE Hello Pumpkin tags and turn those adorable little pumpkins from the grocery store in to perfect little gifties for teachers and neighbors.

Use those orange felt scraps to make a little stuffed pumpkin patch – perfect for tiered tray decor.

Pom-poms make great pumpkins and when strung together create a darling garland.

Use those Laura Kelly foils and papers from Therm-O-Web to create dazzling pumpkin papercrafts.

Pumpkin DIYs and Craft Projects For Kids

Kids love making things for holidays! Here are some awesome crafts projects for kids with the amazing pumpkin theme.

Painting rocks is fun for all reasons and making them into pumpkins is so simple.

Recycle old newspapers to make pumpkin garlands with dot painting.

Treat boxes are a fun way to create little gifts for trick or treaters.

Paint chip pumpkins are a darling way to use those color swatches.

Pumpkin Snacks and Sweet Treats

Nothing says fall quite like a yummy pumpkin themed or flavored snack. Here are a few of my favorites.

Wrap or tie up candy together to make adorable pumpkin monsters.

Gluten free pumpkin muffins are perfect for a yummy autumn morning snack.

Decorated sugar cookies are fun. This recipe is perfect for making them homemade.

Candy covered pretzels and chips are super easy to make and also very yummy!

Pudding cups are great for making adorable pumpkin patches with themed candies.

More Pumpkin Crafts

Create the most adorable DIY Fall Wreath with Pom Pom Pumpkins by following the tutorial on Laura’s blog Me and My INKlings.

Learn How to Draw a Pumpkin with step-by-step instructions from the talented Smitha of Smiling Colors. Download her free printable guide.

Laura with Laura’s Crafty Life has created a Mini Pumpkin Wreath with easy to find supplies from Dollar Tree. Just gorgeous!

Create Pumpkin Contact Paper Suncatchers with a quick tutorial from Shani at Sunshine and Munchkins. A fun and easy fall craft for even the littlest crafters.

So creative and unique, learn how to Make an Easy Mod Podge Map Pumpkin for travel enthusiasts. Justine from Little Dove Blog shows you all the steps.

Erica from 5 Little Monsters is sharing her Alpine Stitch Crocheted Pumpkin, complete with a full set of patterned instructions, so you can create your own!

Learn how to make DIY Wooden Pumpkin Blocks with a step-by-step tutorial from Kelsey at Poofy Cheeks and learn what she used to stencil these beauties.

Katie, the Crafty Blog Stalker is sharing a gorgeous Hand Painted Pumpkin, and we love her color palette of white and gold.

Simple strips of colored paper have never looked so good then when Chelly from We Can Make That shows us How to Make Paper Pumpkins.

Jewels and buttons transform into the most elegant Bejeweled Pumpkin Art created by the talented Jane of DIY by Jane. Simply stunning!

Beth with Creatively Beth can transform any found object into a pumpkin with some paint. We think that her Recycled Mini Bundt Pan Pumpkins are adorable.

Inspired by her favorite characters, Lindsay of Artsy Fartsy Mama has created No-Sew Fabric Pumpkins. Click through for the full tutorial.

Take adorable to the next level with Upcycled Crochet Thread Ball Pumpkins created by Beth of Creatively Beth.

We are always in for the glam creations that Lindsay of Artsy Fartsy Mama makes with resin. Her Pastel Pumpkin Charms do not disappoint!

Liz with Liz on Call loves sharing her free printables with the world and we are all in for her modern patterned Pumpkin Coloring Sheet.

Take your water coloring skills to the next level with a fun and funky Free Pumpkin Template and Tutorial from Heather at Homemade Heather.

Blanca from Creativities Galore is all about the glitter with her sparkling DIY Pumpkin Bookmarks. Click through for the full instructions.

We love a good project that fools our eye and this Cement Look Pumpkin Cup from Candice of She’s Crafty has us all doing a double take.

Transform your mantel with simple supplies from the Dollar Tree with Michelle of Michelle’s Party Plan-It. Her Pumpkin Mantel Décor is elegant enough to leave up all season long.

Beth with the Ruffled Daisy shows us how to create an Aged Metal Pumpkin with simple supplies and a full tutorial.

Styrofoam balls and yarn go along way with these simple DIY Yarn Pumpkins for your mantel or tablescape. Diana from the Girl Creative is sharing her instructions.

Marissa from Rae Gun Ramblings has created a complete tutorial covering all of her Painted Pumpkin Tips and Tricks, so check them out today.

Learn how to Create a Pumpkin Landscape by Color Matching Paint and Markers with a full tutorial from Jenny of Jenny’s Crayon Collection.

Take a simple plaque to the next level with a colorful DIY Stained Wood Pumpkin created by Laura of Me and INKlings. Click through to see how she made it!


Stained Wooden Board Pumpkin Décor from Laura at Me and My INKlings

15 Minute Dollar Tree Bandana Pumpkins from Beth at Creatively Beth

Stacked Pumpkin Polymer Clay Earrings from Lindsay at Artsy Fartsy Mama

Dollar Tree Mini Pumpkin Wreath from Laura at Laura’s Crafty Life

How to Make a Pumpkin Wreath from Smitha at Smiling Colors

Free Printable Pumpkin Word Search from Shani at Sunshine and Munchkins

Camping Inspired Jack-O-Lantern Templates from Justine at Little Dove

Crocheted Plush Pumpkins from Erica at Five Little Monsters

No Sew Pumpkin Pillows from Debra at Debra Quartermain Design

Finger Knitted Pumpkin Décor from Jane at DIY by Jane

Pumpkin Shaker Keychain from Lindsay at Artsy Fartsy Mama

Clothespin Pumpkin Wreath Décor from Laura at Me and My INKlings

Learn How to Draw a Pumpkin from Liz at Liz on Call

Decorate a Pumpkin with Glitter Iron-on from Blanca at Creativities Galore

YAY Pumpkins!

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