Simple Ways to Use Pumpkins, Squash and Gourds in Fall Decor

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Simple Ways to Use Pumpkins, Squash and Gourds for Fall Decor 

Simple Ways to Use Pumpkins, Squash and Gourds in Fall Decor will give you some cute ideas on how to add a seasonal touch to your home and garden.

“I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” – Henry David Thoreau 

Pumpkins, squash and gourds are so beautiful to look at and they can instantly transform your home into a little slice of autumn heaven.

Who knew there were so many ways to display these jewels?

Here are the Simple Ways to Use Pumpkins, Squash and Gourds in Fall Decor:  

1) Table runner.  

Clustering pumpkins and gourds in the center of your table creates a beautiful table runner.  Make sure you have varying sizes of the gourds and pumpkins so there is visual interest.

Other things you can add are greenery and berries, leaves and candle pillars for a beautiful table.

Simple Ways to Use Pumpkins and Gourds for Fall Decorating

2) Soup bowls.  

Serving a creamy fall soup just got a whole lot more beautiful when you serve them in the hallowed out vessels of squash and pumpkins.

Sprinkle a few pumpkin seeds on top of the soup for an added touch of WOW!

Simple Ways to Use Pumpkins, Squash and Gourds for Fall Decorating

3) A vase. 

Pumpkins become even more beautiful when they are used as a vase for your fall flowers.

Simple Ways to Use Pumpkins, Squash and Gourds for Fall Decorating

4) Work of art.  

When you really look at how beautiful pumpkins, squash and gourds are, you realize that they are truly artistic wonders that deserve to be in the spotlight.

Why not feature one beautiful pumpkin on a stool and let it take center-stage?

Simple Ways to Use Pumpkins and Gourds for Fall Decorating

5) Lantern.

Use decorative cutouts and create a one-of-a-kind lantern to light the path to your door.

Simple Ways to Use Pumpkins and Gourds for Fall Decor

6) Window dressing.  

Use your window boxes as a way to add fall color to the exterior of your home.

Adding other elements like mums and leaves will add color to the display.

Simple Ways to Use Pumpkins, Squash and Gourds for Fall Decor 

7) Wheelbarrow.  

Wheelbarrows are such a handy tool.  Why not put it to work in the fall by making it part of your decorating scheme?

Simple Ways to Use Pumpkins, Squash and Gourds for Fall Decor

8) Welcoming wreath.  

Greet your friends and family with a harvest-inspired wreath with gourds and mini-pumpkins.  It will make you smile every time you enter your front door.

Simple Ways to Use Pumpkins, Squash and Gourds for Fall Decor

9) Autumn planters.  

Use your outdoor planters and turn them into a way to showcase your fall treasures and make your yard look adorable.

Simple Ways to Use Pumpkins, Squash and Gourds for Fall Decor

10) Simple touch.  

Adding a mini pumpkin or gourd to your family’s place settings is an easy way to bring the fall season to your evening meal.

Simple Ways to Use Pumpkins, Squash and Gourds for Fall Decor

11) Menu board.  

If you’re hosting a gathering, use a pumpkin to write the night’s menu on it.

Simple Ways to Use Pumpkins, Squash and Gourds for Fall Decor

12) Potted pumpkins . 

Who said plants are the only thing that look good potted?  The cute terra cottage pots and mugs elevate the mini pumpkins and offer more ways to display them.

Simple Ways to Use Pumpkins, Squash and Gourds for Fall Decor 

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