Pumpkins and Jack-O-Lanterns are the most used decorations for Halloween and more pumpkin crafts can be found here.
Use the supplies you have on hand, along with a few unusual materials to make these unique projects.
Some of these pumpkin crafts may be a little more difficult and require more unusual supplies.
There are several different ideas for a pumpkin topiary here.
Try this quick fun idea for a a talking pumpkin to spook the Trick-or-Treaters. Hide an old baby moniter inside your Jack-O-Lantern.
Jack-O-Lantern Porch Light
Fast, easy and cheap Jack-O-Lantern porch light needs only an inexpensive plastic Jack-O-Lantern to put over your porch light.
Perfect for the fall season, these pumpkin earrings are made with orange and green polymer clays and gold hook earrings.
Orange Slice Pumpkin Favor
This cute pumpkin favor idea is quickly put together with candy orange slices and a baggie. Tie off with green ribbon, make a face and he’s done. Kids can help with this one.
Pumpkin Lollipop Cover
Print the cover, cut out and fold to make this pumpkin lollipop cover.
Pumpkin Party Favor Bag
Print this Jack O’Lantern onto your paper and cut out to make a pumpkin party favor bag.
Paper Pumpkin Treat Holder
If you like to craft with paper, this pumpkin treat holder is quick and easy.
Clever idea for pumpkin coasters. Made with polymer clay, they stack into a pumpkin when not in use.
Terra Cotta Cupcake Stand
For more pumpkin crafts, use several terra cotta pieces painted orange, and decorated to make this clever terra cotta cupcake stand.
Crochet a Pumpkin
Crochet this tiny, easy pumpkin and fill with treats or stuff, for more pumpkin crafts.
Print this neat pumpkin lantern, cut out, fold and glue. Use a battery operated tea light for extra safety.
Pumpkin Candle Holder
Paint glass or plastic wine goblets orange, turn upside down and make a face on this pumpkin candle holder. Set votives or tea lights on top. Cute Idea.
Use balloons, cheesecloth and paint to make these pumpkin lights.
For more pumpkin crafts, turn ordinary paper lanterns into pumpkin lanterns by adding leaves and stems.
Chalkboard Paint Pumpkin
Spray your pumpkin with chalkboard paint and you can draw a face and erase it. Use an artificial pumpkin and you can use this chalkboard paint pumpkin from year to year.
Mix and Match Jack-O-Lantern Faces
Cut a variety of eyes, noses and mouths from craft foam and use velcro to attach them to an artificial pumpkin to make different mix and match Jack-O-Lantern faces.
Cover small pumpkins or gourds with clear adhesive and add glitter to make these pretty glitter pumpkins.
Dryer Vent Pumpkin
This pumpkin is easily made with the clever use of a piece of dryer vent and orange spray paint.
Milk Jug Trick or Treat Pumpkin Pots
Use gallon milk jugs to make trick or treat pumpkin pots. Cut out a hole to insert candies and paint orange. Add a face and decorations. Use the handy handle for carrying.
For more pumpkin crafts, here’s a quick and easy origami pumpkin to make with orange paper.
Fold paper and cut these pumpkins like you would cut snowflakesto make easy snowflake pumpkins.
Toilet Paper Roll Pumpkin
Use orange fabric and a roll of toilet paper to make this attractive pumpkin decoration.
A fabric pumpkin is made with a circle of orange fabric. Stitch around the edges and draw them up. Stuff and stick in a chunk of wood. Done!
This darling Punkin Zelda will require a little more effort, but she is too cute to resist. The body is made from a small jack-o-lantern and she has skinny dowel legs.
Cute Jack-O-Lanterns with long arms and legs are made with painted styrofoam shapes and dowels.
Very nice pumpkin wreath made with styrofoam balls wrapped with strips of orange fabric. Instead of railroad board, cut two same size rings of cardboard and glue together for the base.
Mini Pumpkin Wreath
A twig wreath full of artificial mini-pumpkins and a big bow.
Jack-O-Lantern Refrigerator Magnets
Create quick and easy jack-o-lantern refrigerator magnets with orange bump chenille.
These fun Chenille-Pumpkins require only a few supplies and they go together quickly.
Make several for table decorations or to set around the room.
Paper Pumpkin Ornament
Easily made with strips of cardstock, you can make several paper pumpkin ornaments quickly.
Decoupage Jack-O-Lantern Treat Tote
Decoupage paper on balloons and let dry for this easy treat tote. Cut off top, cut face, put on a handle and use to hold treats. You could use newspaper instead and paint it.
Recreate a fake pumpkin to look like this decoupage pumpkin for a totally different look.
Papercraft pumpkin basket would make a nice favor or treat.
Pumpkin Pot Bell
A cute jack-o-lantern made with a clay pot painted orange.
These 3 styrofoam Jack-O-Lanterns stacked make a cute Pumpkin Snowman. Or make a whole pumpkin patch of them! Use different sizes of styrofoam balls to make them larger or smaller.
This cute lightbulb pumpkin is made from a recycled lightbulb that is painted. Add a face and raffia bow to finish.
Pumpkin Place Cards
Scroll down to see these. You could use a cookie cutter for the pumpkin shape to make these very nice pumpkin place cards.
Sack O Lantern Bag
Sew an orange bag and add a spooky face to make this Sack-O-Lantern. Click on English Translation for instructions in English.
Pumpkin Tissue Box Cover
Use orange fabric to cover a tissue box and then iron on black facial features. Needs a small amount of sewing.
Burlap Pumpkin Pillow
Cute burlap pumpkin pillow uses orange burlap, and black paint for the face.
Embroidered Felt Pumpkin Hair Clip
Make this easy embroidered felt pumpkin hair clip for your youngster.
This tutorial shows you how to make your own pumpkin mold, and then to make pumpkin soap.
Old Paper Book Pumpkin
Cut an old paperback book into a pumpkin shape. Spray paint it orange, or tinge the edges with orange or brown.
Folded Book Jack-O-Lantern
Clever idea for an old book.. just fold the pages in half, shade the edges and attach a face for this folded book Jack-O-Lantern.
Halloween Miniature Scene
Clever idea for using a hollowed out artificial pumpkin for a Halloween miniature scene.
Etched Glass Pumpkin Jar
This etched glass pumpkin jar is a project for adults, as you use acid and need to be extremely careful with it. It makes a neat finished Halloween creation, though.
Paint some pumpkin faces on a door mat – make them all different or all alike. Or paint one big face to make a pumpkin doormat.
Pumpkin Painting Ideas
Find many original pumpkin painting ideas here.
Animal Pumpkin Stencils
Find animal pumpkin stencils for pumpkin carving.
Lots of Pumpkin Links
Ideas for all kinds of pumpkin carving projects.
For lots more pumpkin crafts, click on pumpkin crafts below.