6 Unsual Uses for Pumpkins

By October 6, 2015 Featured, Holidays No Comments

Carving a pumpkin is a fun and festive fall activity, but you can always step outside of the box! We’ve found some pretty amazing ways pumpkins can be transformed into just about anything!

1. House a Succulent Garden


Clean out your pumpkin and fill it with soil to transform your succulent garden into interesting fall decor.

2. Pumpkin Bowl

Cream of pumpkin soup with pumpkin seeds and sage in pumpkin.Selective focus

Use different sized pumpkins as bowls at your fall dinner parties for dip, soup, and even punch!

3. Flower Arrangement

Autumn pumpkin flower arrangement centerpiece rustic background vintage filter effects

Place a tin can inside your pumpkin and use it as a decorative vase. You can even paint the pumpkin to add a little flare.

4. Candle Holders

Kürbis / Cucurbita maxima mixed

Carve a hole in the top of tiny pumpkins and use as tea light holders.

5. Small Pumpkin Wreath

Decorative wreath depicting various autumn crops hanging on rustic wooden fence gate.

Connect about 15 small pumpkins with wire and use as a fall wreath! Add burlap, dried cotton stems, wooden letters and even hay to really amp-up the fall factor.

6. Child Holder

Little Caucasian girl in a carved out Halloween pumpkin.

Grab a toddler-sized pumpkin, clean it out, and cut holes in the bottom for the legs. Your child will love her new season-appropriate outerwear! You can even dress up your spouse with a giant pumpkin!


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