Halloween has come and gone, so what do you do with all those pumpkins you didn't carve? With a little paint, you can keep them and create one-of-a-kind Thanksgiving decor. Click through for tried-and-tested favorites.
DIY Matisse-Inspired Pumpkins: So you've decided to do a funky take on Thanksgiving. Abstract shapes and lots of color are how to incorporate those traditional elements with a bit of flair. (via Oh So Beautiful Paper)
DIY Painted Dashes Pumpkins: Use your gourds as a canvas for whatever geometric shape your heart desires. Mixing colors within the shapes takes the taping technique up a notch. (via Dream Green DIY)
DIY Thankful Pumpkins: Remind your guests (and yourself) what the upcoming holiday is all about with this calligraphy-covered 'kin. (via Simple As That)
DIY Marbled Pumpkins: Push the trend a step further and marbleize everything from the table decor to the linens. (via Alice & Lois)
DIY Copper Cursive Pumpkins: Hand-lettering is still super hot and makes for a very personal touch. Cover your extra gourds in beautiful metallic script and display them all around the home. (via Inspired By DIY)
DIY Rifle Paper Co. Inspired Pumpkins: Go plastic and make a work of art that will last for years to come. Just don't forget to mix those little critters in for added cuteness. (via PMQ for two)
DIY Modern Pumpkins: You don't have to make things complicated to make them interesting. Simply repeating a pattern in metallic colors can make a bold statement. (via Super + Super HG)
DIY Fall Leaf Pumpkins: While this one is mod podged, you can paint leaves of all colors and shapes with some stencils. (via Design Improvised)
DIY Mud Cloth Pumpkins: This trendy pattern is simple and will fit right in with your boho-inspired decor. Create a grouping of various colors and sizes for a more interesting look. (via Home Oh My)
DIY Painted Pumpkin decanters: This DIY is just as effective with wood balls as it is with mini pumpkins. Just make sure they don't fall into the decanters! (via A Kailo Chic Life)
DIY Mod Pumpkins: Color blocking with an autumnal palette creates a mod look with little effort. It's all about those clean tape lines and fast-drying paint. (via 4 Men 1 Lady)
DIY Spray Paint Pumpkins: Add a metallic touch to your Halloween decor for a totally Insta-worthy tablescape. (via A Side of Sweet)
DIY Gold Splatter Pumpins: Don't be afraid to have fun with your turkey day decor. Bold colors and paint flecks keep it fresh and interesting. (via A Kailo Chic Life)
DIY White Washed Pumpkins: Sometimes all you need is a little gift tag and some glitter to dress up a white-washed gourd. The extra foliage will also bring a natural element. (via The Beauty Dojo)
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