Pumpkin-based crafting need not involve scooping out squash guts or wielding an electric carving knife. It doesn't even actually have to involve real pumpkins. From trad-chic (hello chinoiserie and mercury glass) to politically savvy (here's lookin' at you Donald Trumpkin), these 10 projects from the massive DIY site Darby Smart, should get your creative juices flowing all the way to the farm stand.
1. Blue-and-White Chinoiserie-Patterned Pumpkin by Between Naps on the Porch.
2. Sprinkle-Topped Donutkin bu Erica Sams
3. Concrete-covered pumpkins by Hello Sailor
4. Colorful triangle-patterned pumpkin by funkytime.
5. Donald Trumpkin by Alex Westerfield.
6. Mercury glass faux pumpkins by Nicole.
7. Print mixing painted pumpkins by Erin Grimm.
8. Gold leaf foiled white pumpkin by Boxwood Avenue.
9. Fern leaf decoupaged pumpkin by Boxwood Avenue.
10. Glitter-dipped white pumpkins by Anne Shapiro.