DIY Painted Pumpkins



This is a super cute idea to decorate your room with pumpkins before it’s time to carve them. You can really personalise it with your own colours to match your room and your own design.


What you will need:




  • A Pumpkin *you could also use squash, those look cute too because they have so many different shapes and sizes*
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Painted Markers


First cover the pumpkin in two layers of paint (even the stem) then let it dry.

Screen Shot 2015-09-17 at 10.08.15 AM


Screen Shot 2015-09-20 at 11.55.31 AM

Then paint it with the paint markers with whatever design you like. I decided to go for a dotted design inspired by Yoyoi Kusama.

Screen Shot 2015-09-20 at 11.56.06 AM



Another idea is to remove the stem and put a doorknob



I got these beautiful doorknobs at Zara Home



Using a small drill I drilled a hole in the pumpkin then screwed in the doorknob.

Screen Shot 2015-09-20 at 11.57.13 AM

Screen Shot 2015-09-20 at 11.57.32 AM


Voila! I placed these all over my room to add a little pop of colour and fall cuteness!






Leave a Reply