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Autumn Pumpkin Decorations

There are so many ways to use pumpkins for Autumn decorations.  Take a look as these truly lovely pumpkin decorating ideas. These types of beautiful pumpkins shown on this page can be used dress up your home during at any autumn event, including Thanksgiving. Autumn pumpkin decorations can serve to add visual WOW to a vegetable tray, used as a centerpiece or or as an interesting lighting accent.

This first photo is a gorgeously carved kabocha squash, also known as Japanese pumpkin, that was created by Rose Flores. She wrote,

Although I have picked up some carving techniques by watching other carvers, these more recent carvings were done with the help of your videos…. I would not have been able to pick up these other techniques without the understanding of the basics which I learned from your videos….thank you Rose Flores

carved Japanese pumpkin by Rose Flores

Beautiful, carved Japanese pumpkin by Rose Flores

carved squash and veggys make for beautiful Autumn pumpkin decorations

Here is a view from the top of Rose’s lovely and decorative vegetable platter.

If you would like to learn a similar pattern, check out my Watermelon Carving Scroll Pattern lesson. The same carving techniques can be used for carving squashes. the carrots flowers were made with a carrot curler and the radishes are taught in the lessons, Amazing Carving with Jimmy Zhang, all of which you can get in our online shop.

pretty-woman-carved-pumpkin

Pretty lady carving by Rose Flores. She cleverly added dye to add additional color dimension.

Isn’t Rose’s lady beautiful!? If you want to carve Autumn pumpkin decorations like the pretty lady above, you’ll  love my pattern transfer paper and pattern transfer fabric.

More Autumn Pumpkin Decorations by Students

Here a couple other pretty pumpkin decorating ideas recently sent to me by my students and readers. Brian Lueck sent this next photo and wrote,

Thought you may like this. I live in Nashville TN where Gibson Guitars World Headquarters is located. I did a job for a manager at a Gibson store here. I know pumpkin Gibson guitars are quite common but thought I’d send a picture anyway 🙂 Brian Lueck

Gibson Guitar Pumpkin Carving

This pumpkin was carved by Brian Lueck to look like a Gibson Guitar for a Gibson Store in Nashville.

It’s a very effective way to add the Gibson theme to this fruit and vegetable tray. Well done, Brian.

pretty pumpkin by Kay Bullard

This pretty pumpkin was carved by Kay Bullard

Kay’s pretty pumpkin could be used in a basket of squashes for a centerpiece, or on it’s own.

carve butternut squash

Butternut squash by Harry Debideen of the West Indies

Pumpkin Lanterns don’t have to be just for Halloween. They can make lovely lighting accents in your home during fall celebrations.

Carolyn Clark wrote this when she sent her photo of a pretty pumpkin lantern;

Hi, Nita. Thought you might enjoy seeing a pumpkin I carved for my garden club. I created my own pattern and used a small knife. I have enjoyed your videos and now have a new hobby! Carolyn Clark, Hingham, MA

pumpkin lantern by Carolyn Clark

Carolyn Clark invented her own pattern to make this pretty pumpkin lantern.

These are just a few of the ways that you can use pumpkin for your Fall decorating. I hope that there pretty pumpkins give you some inspiration for creating your own great Autumn pumpkin decorations.

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2 Responses to Autumn Pumpkin Decorations

  1. Patrick O'Brien November 19, 2014 at 10:55 pm #

    These are all beautiful!!!! Great work. Keep on carving!

  2. Janette November 20, 2014 at 6:13 am #

    Those are so beautiful. Great ideas!

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