Pumpkin Crafts

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By Craft Trends Contributor, Gillian from the blog Dried Figs and Wooden Spools. Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest!

Yep, it’s fall. And that means the pumpkins are out and with that come the pumpkin crafts! We’ve done lots of pumpkin projects over the years but there’s always something new to try. Halloween is one of my favorite times of year and I have a hard time not filling our porch and our house with pumpkins and pumpkin crafts, so I’m always looking for more fun things to do with them.


I love these cookie cutter pumpkins! What a cool idea! I know, I know, they’re really meant for doing  with toddlers and sadly, I don’t have toddlers anymore, but I still love them and considering how many cookie cutters I have (mostly from the toddler years!) this one is heading to the top of my list this year.


Speaking of toddler friendly pumpkins, foam stickers make a fun, simple and safe way for the little ones in your life to decorate their own pumpkins. In fact, a project like this makes a great party activities for younger kids, gather a basket full of small pumpkins, a few markers and some packages of stickers and set them to work!

 Crayon Pumpkin

Also on my personal pumpkin to-do list this year are these melted crayon beauties. Because I might not have toddlers around anymore, but crayon, crayons I have a plenty. I love the bright colors and the colorful pumpkins are surprisingly modern looking.

What will you be doing with your pumpkins this year? Send us pictures! We’d love to see them. And be sure to check out our Craft Trends Pinterest board for more great ideas.

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About Gillian

Gillian Grimm lives in Charlottesville, Virginia where she balances writing, cooking and crafts with eight chickens, two kids, a dog, a cat and a husband. As the daughter of a Journalist, she grew up all over the United States, switching schools, towns and newspapers every few years and loved every minute of it! She now works as a freelance writer, primarily in the craft industry but with a few forays into travel writing, narrative non-fiction and educational matters. Gillian was recently published in the literary journal the “The Northville Review”. You can find more of Gillian’s work at “Dried Figs and Wooden Spools”.

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