If you’re like me, you may think that the harvest season gets a bad rap. After all, it’s no wonder with stores showcasing holiday decorations in early October! Well, I’d like to convince you to extend your harvest decorations with these 5 Thanksgiving pumpkin ideas to DIY. After all, if you don’t carve your pumpkin, they are more than appropriate for the Thanksgiving season. Take a peek at these autumn finds from around the web.
5 Thanksgiving Pumpkin Ideas to DIY
Our first idea is oh so cute, and you can personalize it to your liking. Choose any color of pumpkin, and pair it with any flower you choose – or in this case, cabbage. What a cute idea! Whether you use this DIY idea as a centerpiece or on your front porch, it’s as cute as can be. Click here to see the full DIY tutorial including supplies and a fun GIF to show you the steps.
Serving punch? Well, if you’re not, you may want to after seeing the next of our Thanksgiving pumpkin ideas. A hollowed out bumpy pumpkin is turned into a punch bowl. And if you’re still not convinced, if you click here you can see instructions along with a recipe for Spiced Pumpkin Punch. Can you say yum??
Another foodie option for your Thanksgiving table is to turn pumpkins into soup bowls. So cute! Whether you choose to give each guest their own mini pumpkin filled with soup or turn one big pumpkin into a huge soup tureen, your family and friends will be truly impressed! This is perfect if you are hosting a Friendsgiving celebration this year. Click here for instructions and a recipe for Roasted Garlic Sage Pesto Pumpkin Soup. Delish!
Have an extra pumpkin and need a fall ice bucket lickety-split? Why not hollow out the gourd, fill with ice and pop in your favorite bottle of wine? This is so cute and high impact! View a full styled shoot here with all of the goodies to match from Style Me Pretty.
Remembering our feathered friends as we celebrate harvest is a great way to implement one of our Thanksgiving pumpkin ideas! Hollow, hang and fill with birdseed to give birds a special treat. This idea is one where you can get the kids involved. So fun! Check here for more.
Looking for another fun DIY project? Be sure to click here for more autumn inspiration!
I would like to credit the following sites for their photos and inspiration for our Thanksgiving pumpkin ideas starting from top to bottom – Room for Improvements, Yahoo Lifestyle, Half Baked Harvest, Style Me Pretty & Dreamy Whites.
Also, take a peek at our Daytime Blue Ridge segment on our fun ideas. So great!