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White pumpkins DIY decoration: interesting and elegant DIY ideas for a fall atmosphere at home!

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Pumpkins are one of the more resilient fruits, finding ways to grow large and plump in poor soil, distributing nutrients along a continuous tendril that reaches into the soil to replenish itself. Perhaps this is why pumpkins have become symbols of prosperity, growth and abundance. And now that autumn is here, you can easily craft white pumpkins decoration in the house and enrich the rooms with a touch full of freshness and elegance.

Pumpkin vase with autumn flowers

Bring the colors of autumn into your home with this beautiful centerpiece idea

Bring the colors of fall into your home with this beautiful centerpiece idea. The pumpkin itself serves as the vase! Choose a pumpkin with a long stem, as this is a sign that it is “younger” and will keep longer. Also, choose a pumpkin with fewer blemishes and soft spots.

What you’ll need:

Waterproof floral tape
Drinking glass – To hold the flowers
Knife – For carving the centerpiece of the pumpkin
Flowers of your choice

Cut an opening in the top of the pumpkin large enough to put the drinking glass in

Instructions:

  • Cut an opening in the top just big enough to put the drinking glass in. Then scoop out all the pumpkin innards.
  • Using the waterproof floral tape, tape a grid along the rim of the jar. This way you can easily place the flowers and branches and make sure they don’t tangle.
  • Fill the jar 3/4 full with water. Place the jar inside the gourd.
  • Start inserting the stems as you see fit. They don’t have to be perfectly placed, as you want it to look a little bumpy.
  • Once you have all the flowers placed where you want them, tuck the persimmon sprigs into the gap between the jar and the pumpkin. They don’t need to be tucked into the jar because the branches don’t need water. This way you will also get the cool hanging effect around the edges.

Paint the pumpkin and combine it with white and blue porcelain.

You can paint a pumpkin and combine it with white and blue china

What you need:

white pumpkin
Primer paint
Pencil
acrylic paint marker
Acrylic paint (blue in different shades for a better effect).

You can use a white craft pumpkin for this DIY pumpkin project


Instructions:

You can use a white craft pumpkin for this DIY project. You can easily recreate the look of a blue painted porcelain jar. Start by spraying the pumpkin with white primer. After it dries, draw a pattern with a pencil and trace it with acrylic paint marker. Then fill in the rest with acrylic paint in a mixture of primary blue, ultramarine blue and a touch of black. If you don’t want to paint the pumpkin yourself, you can print out another design, cut it out and stick it with decoupage.

Beaded decoupage for finesse and elegance

Craft beaded decorations for fall finesse and elegance

What you need:

White wax paint or chalkboard white for a more solid look
Gold paint
Brush
Sewing needles
Hot glue gun
White pumpkins

You can use a wax paint for the natural white pumpkins


Instructions:

We would recommend looking for pumpkins that still have the stem on them. They always look a little more special. Now, if you want the pumpkins to last longer than a few weeks, you’ll need to sanitize them. Now that you have everything ready, it’s on to the fun part! DECORATE! First comes the painting. For the natural white pumpkins, you can use a wax paint. It’s semi-transparent, so it’s perfect for adding a touch of color while maintaining the natural look. To create an interesting effect, you can add tiny brush strokes of reddish-brown paint to the edges. If you paint them beige (or white) first, the gold will come out much better than if you paint over the dark stem.

White pumpkins decorations - There are endless ways you can create your beaded design

Give your pumpkins a full 24 hours to dry. Especially the pumpkins that you paint with wax paint. After that, it’s time to decorate ! Since beads are so on trend this fall, you definitely need to incorporate them in some way. You can opt for flat beads in different sizes to give it more dimension and make it look more intricate, meaning more expensive. Just grab your tweezers and a hot glue gun!

A few things to keep in mind: Hot glue dries very quickly. Therefore, you can hold the hot glue gun in one hand, grab the beads, and immediately glue them to the pumpkin with the other hand. You can also use regular glue, but then there is a risk that the bead will slip as it dries. There are endless ways you can create your bead design. The main thing is to let your creativity run wild!

White pumpkins decoration: coffee table display.

Your dining room table isn't the only place to show off white pumpkins

Your dining table isn’t the only place to show off white pumpkins. White pumpkins deco adds a sophisticated touch to a coffee table in the middle of a rustic living room. And you can place them in any room if you want to bring a radiant flair to the house!

Creating artwork in the fall is so easy

Treat your white pumpkin like a blank canvas and turn it into a work of art

Treat your white pumpkin like a blank canvas, and turn it into a work of art. Freehand paint the flowers, then line up a few of your masterpieces side by side for a result that will impress your guests.

Pick out some leaf and flower stencils, glue them to your pumpkin and add craft paint

For another craft idea, pick out some leaf and flower stencils, glue them to your pumpkin, and add craft paint. (If you want to amaze your guests, opt for orange paint on a white pumpkin).

How to make a pumpkin last longer

DIY white pumpkins deco - interesting and elegant DIY ideas for a fall atmosphere at home

A pumpkin will stay fresh for months. But when carved, it will keep indoors for about 12-14 days. Here’s how to keep your pumpkins longer: wash the pumpkin with bleach beforehand to kill bacteria and fungus. If you want to prepare it in a more natural way, spray it with diluted lemon juice or vinegar. Apply petroleum jelly around the incised edges to lock in moisture. Soak it in cold water or place it in the refrigerator overnight to rehydrate the pumpkin. You can also use a craft pumpkin , which requires no care but can still be carved.