37+ DIY Fall Pumpkin Craft Ideas

Get crafty this fall with our collection of 37+ DIY pumpkin craft ideas! Perfect for adults and kids, these creative projects will bring joy to your autumn season.

I love pumpkin crafts, don’t you???. They are fun, colorful and so seasonal! No greater symbol of fall than a pumpkin right? These ladies are awesome making all sorts of crafts recreating pumpkins!

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As the weather gets cooler and the leaves turn beautiful colors, it’s a great time to be creative and try new things. During Fall, we feel comfortable and a bit nostalgic. We can make cool things with pumpkins.

If you’re an adult who wants to decorate your home in a fun way or a parent who wants to do crafts with your kids, we have lots of creative ideas for you to try.

Making things with your hands has always been a favorite hobby for me. Besides what we can see or touch, it provides a safe place for our thoughts and feelings.

It feels really good to use basic things to make something special and pretty. When we start to be creative, we imagine things without limits. When we paint or decorate things, it makes us feel better and helps us relax from the stresses of daily life.

Benefits of Crafting

Doing crafts is good for our feelings and our mind. Art helps us express our ideas and emotions in a way we can see and touch. This means we can make pretty things and feel happy even if they are really basic.

Making things can help people feel better when they are stressed or worried. It can be like meditating. Doing these projects which involve doing the same thing over and over again while paying careful attention to it can make us feel calm and focused on the present moment.

Crafting can help people come together and form strong relationships. It connects people when they spend time together. They can have fun, make good memories, and share jokes around a table with loved ones.

It’s an opportunity to cheer for creating things and help each other with their ideas. These ideas for making crafts, like painting pumpkins and working together on projects, are fun ways to spend time with people you care about and make your relationships better.

So let’s get our paintbrushes, gather our things, and start making DIY Fall Pumpkin Crafts.

Collection of DIY Fall Pumpkin Craft Ideas

Use your creativity to make these ideas come alive and add a fun and cozy vibe to your fall season. Get excited to make things that are more than just pretty decorations. They show what’s important to us on the inside.

Have fun creating things, my friend.

Common Supplies:

  • Wood
  • Hot Glue gun
  • Paper
  • Fabric
  • Mason Jars
  • Twine
  • Burlap
  • Paint
  • Toilet Paper Roll
  • Yarn

Disclaimer:*Just like I do for all my round-ups, I get a lot of inspiration from Pinterest. If you are at all familiar with that platform you know there are tons of pictures with no direct links to the original source. Some pictures featured here I found no source for or directed to the wrong one but if you know the source, contact me and I will update this post immediately, thank you so much!

1. Rustic Fabric Pumpkins Diy (Easy)

Rustic Fabric Pumpkins DIY in a styled tray on the table cover image

This quick and easy rustic fabric pumpkins DIY project is perfect for the Fall season. See how to make fabric pumpkins with or without a sewing machine, and add a few pumpkins to your fall season decor.

by The Crafting Nook

2. DIY Easy Paint Pour Pumpkins

DIY Easy Paint Pour Pumpkins by The DIY Nuts

Have fun with this DIY painted pumpkin idea. Kids & adults of all ages will be able to have doing a paint pour in their favorite colors.

by The DIY Nuts

3. Upcycled Farmhouse Style Tin Can Pumpkin Craft

Upcycled Farmhouse Style Tin Can Pumpkin Craft by Two Kids and a Coupon

Upcycle a tin can into cute fall decor with this pumpkin tin can craft.

by Two Kids and a Coupon

4. How To Make a Paperback Book Pumpkin

How To Make a Paperback Book Pumpkin by The Purple Pumpkin Blog

Discover the art of creating a sophisticated Paperback Book Pumpkin by repurposing an old book and adding a touch of craft paint. This enjoyable upcycle project not only brings joy but also transforms into a beautiful farmhouse-style home decor item.

by The Purple Pumpkin Blog

5. Paper Towel Tube Pumpkin Craft For Toddlers

Paper Towel Tube Pumpkin Craft For Toddlers by Two Pink Peonies

These paper towel tube pumpkins are the perfect cute and easy craft! They are a great way to celebrate the change in season.

by Two Pink Peonies

6. Mini Rainbow Melted Crayon Pumpkins

Mini Rainbow Melted Crayon Pumpkins by One Simple Party

Add a colorful touch to your Halloween with these Mini Rainbow Melted Crayon Pumpkins. Choose the perfect color combination, add some heat and watch as your create a pumpkin masterpiece.

by One Simple Party

7. Paper Pumpkins

 Paper Pumpkins by Homan at Home

Make adorable mini pumpkins from paper and glue. This craft is perfect for small kids!

by Homan at Home

8. How To Make A Pumpkin Door Knob Hanger

How To Make A Pumpkin Door Knob Hanger by Seam Whisperer

These rustic pumpkins are a great way to use up scrap fabric. Perfect for hanging on a doorknob or wall for the fall season.

by Seam Whisperer

9. Cutest Pumpkin Patch Craft with Driftwood

Cutest Pumpkin Patch Craft with Driftwood by Sustain My Craft Habit

This pumpkin patch craft with driftwood is a great example of where your creativity can go when you have the right supplies and fun imagination.

by Sustain My Craft Habit

10. Unbelievably Easy Pumpkin Craft for Kids

Unbelievably Easy Pumpkin Craft for Kids by The Art Kit Blog


With just a few simple supplies, you can make your own pumpkins! Check out the tutorial here

by The Art Kit Blog

11. Easy Painted Pumpkin Mason Jar Craft

Easy Painted Pumpkin Mason Jar Craft by The Reid Homestead

These cute pumpkin Mason jars are easy to make for adults and kids alike! Gift them full of candy or light them up to make a lantern!

by The Reid Homestead

12. DIY Yarn Pumpkins

 DIY Yarn Pumpkins by The Girl Creative

Add rustic charm to your fall decor with these easy DIY yarn pumpkins.

by The Girl Creative

13. DIY Fabric Pumpkins

DIY Fabric Pumpkins by Betterlife Blog

What’s great about these easy-to-make DIY Fabric Pumpkins is that you can choose whatever fabric you like. You can have fun with the colors and patterns and create a look of your very own.

by Betterlife Blog

14. Foam Pumpkin Craft Ideas: Yarn Pumpkin DIY

Foam Pumpkin Craft Ideas: Yarn Pumpkin DIY by A Country Girl's Life

With just a few simple craft supplies you probably already have in your stash you can make some really cool yarn pumpkins! The entire project comes together in about 30 minutes. Different colors, shapes and sizes can make for an interesting coffee table pumpkin patch.

by A Country Girl’s Life

15. Mickey Mouse Pumpkin Craft For Kids

Mickey Mouse Pumpkin Craft For Kids by Simple Everyday Mom

Disney fans will love recreating the iconic Mickey Mouse pumpkin from the park with this craft. It’s an easy paper craft they’ll want to make every year!

by Simple Everyday Mom

16. DIY Toilet Paper Roll Pumpkin Craft

DIY Toilet Paper Roll Pumpkin Craft by Wondermom Wannabe

This DIY toilet paper roll pumpkin is an inexpensive and easy way to decorate for fall or Halloween. It’s a great way to put some of your recyclables to use and it super easy to create.

by Wondermom Wannabe

17. Paper Pumpkin Craft

Paper Pumpkin Craft by Mommy Evolution


This fun paper pumpkin craft is perfect for a light-hearted Halloween decoration – but we enjoy fall pumpkins right through Thanksgiving.

by Mommy Evolution

18. Easy Dollar Tree Fall Decorating Ideas

Easy Dollar Tree Fall Decorating Ideas by Creative Ramblings

Create a stylish fabric pumpkin using supplies from Dollar tree.

by Creative Ramblings

19. How to Make an Easy Origami Pumpkin

How to Make an Easy Origami Pumpkin by Mom Brite

for Betty Boiron Learn how to fold paper jack-o-lanterns with this step-by-step origami pumpkin tutorial. You can make them into a garland or a pumpkin patch and get your kids in the fall spirit.

by Mom Brite

20. Easy DIY Tissue Paper Pumpkin Favors Craft

Easy DIY Tissue Paper Pumpkin Favors Craft by Honey & Lime

This easy tissue paper pumpkins craft is fun to make and super cute for fall! Fill these with your favorite small candies and treats.

by Honey & Lime

21. Easy Hydro Dipped Painted Pumpkins

Easy Hydro Dipped Painted Pumpkins by The DIY Nuts


Spray paint marbling is the perfect way to give a new look to faux pumpkins. This easy Fall decor idea is so much fun and can be done for less than $5!

by The DIY Nuts

22. Easy Lace Pumpkin with Mod Podge

Easy Lace Pumpkin with Mod Podge by On Sutton's Place

This lace pumpkin decor craft is an easy alternative to painting. Learn how to make your own Mod Podge pumpkins with this tutorial.

by On Sutton’s Place

23. Mummy Pumpkin Halloween Craft

Mummy Pumpkin Halloween Craft by Mom Brite

for Betty Boiron Get ready for Halloween with this adorable and not-so-spooky mummy pumpkin craft. With only a few supplies, your children will adore these mummy pumpkin friends

by Mom Brite

24. DIY Fall Clothespin Wreath {How to Make the Pumpkin}

DIY Fall Clothespin Wreath {How to Make the Pumpkin} by A Country Girl's Life

Kids of all ages will love making this! Using inexpensive items from the local dollar store, this craft comes together in an afternoon. There are so many possible variations in color and accents…the only limits are your imagination.

by A Country Girl’s Life

25. Jack O’ Lantern Pumpkin Pillow Cover

Jack O’ Lantern Pumpkin Pillow Cover by On Sutton Place

Make this Jack O’ Lantern Pumpkin Pillow Cover in just a few minutes! Easy and completely no sew. Free template for jack o’ lantern face included.

by On Sutton Place

26. Pretty Pumpkin And Leaf Cinnamon Ornaments: Fall Craft For Kids

Pretty Pumpkin And Leaf Cinnamon Ornaments: Fall Craft For Kids by A Little Pinch of Perfect

Kids and adults will enjoy making this cinnamon pumpkin craft! They make your home smell so good and make a lovely homemade decoration.

by A Little Pinch of Perfect

27. Make Rustic Wood Pumpkins Using Reclaimed Wood

Make Rustic Wood Pumpkins Using Reclaimed Wood by Thrifty NW Mon

Get creative and make these fun rustic fall wooden pumpkins from reclaimed wood, some scrap wood and sticks from the yard!

by Thrifty NW Mon

28. 7 Simple Pumpkin Knitting Patterns

7 Simple Pumpkin Knitting Patterns by Brome Fields

Beginner patterns that kids & adults will enjoy! These handmade pumpkins create the perfect cozy home fall vibes!

by Brome Fields

29. How to make DIY wooden pumpkins

How to make DIY wooden pumpkins by Funky Junk

Have you ever tried making wooden pumpkins? It’s easier than you might think! Gather scrap wood along with this unique stencil kit, and customize yours for fall!

by Funky Junk

30. How to Carve Your Address into a Pumpkin with a Hot Knife

How to Carve Your Address into a Pumpkin with a Hot Knife by In My Own Style

Instead of carving a scary or Jack-O-Latnern face on a pumpkin, why not carve your house address numbers into the pumpkin so that on Halloween night the numbers are aglow.

by In My Own Style

31. How to Draw a Pumpkin | Easy Pumpkin Art

How to Draw a Pumpkin | Easy Pumpkin Art by Arty Crafty Kids

Learn how to draw a realistic pumpkin in just a few, easy-to-follow steps.

by Arty Crafty Kids

32. BLACK GLUE PUMPKIN CRAFT

BLACK GLUE PUMPKIN CRAFT by Messy Little Monster

Have fun using black glue and watercolor paints to create a cute pumpkin craft

by Messy Little Monster

33. DIY Pumpkin Mason Jars

DIY Pumpkin Mason Jars by The 36th Avenue

These Pumpkin Jars will make the cutest gifts and they are also perfect for centerpieces for Thanksgiving. Ready to take a look? They are so much fun!

by The 36th Avenue

34. Glitter Monogrammed Pumpkin

Glitter Monogrammed Pumpkin by UnOriginal Mom

This Glitter Monogrammed Pumpkin was a simple project that added some rustic glam to my front porch decor…I am just in love with it!  The best part – it only took 20 minutes!

by UnOriginal Mom

35. Painted Junky Pumpkins 

Painted Junky Pumpkins by Twelve0eight

by Twelve0eight

36. BURLAP & BOOK PAGE PUMPKINS

BURLAP & BOOK PAGE PUMPKINS by The Thinking Closet

by The Thinking Closet

37. Crushing On Velvet Pumpkins

Crushing On Velvet Pumpkins by House of Hawthornes

by House of Hawthornes

38. Easy DIY Pumpkin Craft With Mason Jar Lids!

Easy DIY Pumpkin Craft With Mason Jar Lids! by Surviving the Stores

Here’s a fun fall craft that just about anyone could do! The cost is minimal and it would make a perfect fall mantle decoration.

by Surviving the Stores

39. Easy patterned paper pumpkins {kids can do it!}

Easy patterned paper pumpkins {kids can do it!} by It's Always Autumn

Find easy to follow instructions for making adorable paper pumpkins from strips of card stock or construction paper. This is a fun, quick Halloween craft for kids or adults that doubles as holiday decor.

by It’s Always Autumn

40. Fall Decor-Framed Pumpkin

Fall Decor-Framed Pumpkin by Creations by Kara

It doesn’t get much easier than this Framed Pumpkin! Such a fun fall decoration, and it takes just minutes to make!

by Creations by Kara

41. Make A No Sew Fabric Pumpkin

Make A No Sew Fabric Pumpkin by Fox Hollow Cottage

by Fox Hollow Cottage

42. 4×4 post striped & polka dot pumpkins}

4×4 post striped & polka dot pumpkins by Old Salt Farm – formerly Simply Kierste Design Co.

Just so you know, I’m totally obsessed with stripes.  And polka dots. I’m giddy over these Striped & Polka Dot  4×4 Wood Pumpkins, and they are fall decor perfection!

by Old Salt Farm – formerly Simply Kierste Design Co.

43. GLITTER GLAM PUMPKINS

GLITTER GLAM PUMPKINS by The Thinking Closet

by The Thinking Closet

Need more Fall ideas to try

If you enjoyed these gorgeous Pumpkin craft ideas, you might love these other fall projects ideas too

Ooooh  Aren’t these pumpkin crafts awesome???? Aren’t you super inspired already? What do you think???

Til' next time...

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    1. hahaha that exactly happens to me… I need more hours in my day to make all the things I want!!! =D
      Thanks so much for you sweet visit!
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