Put a colorful spin on the traditional fall pumpkin: After coating your gourd in a new bright hue, inject some texture with fresh blooms. Full-petaled favorites like chrysanthemums, dahlias and ranunculus will do the trick. Click through for the tutorial and more painted pumpkin decorating ideas for Halloween.
Bring an artistic flourish to your outdoor space with this DIY autumn leaf artwork. It’s easy to assemble and there’s no cutting required! Just stain craft boards and glue them into a square. Then trace a leaf shape on the boards and paint the leaf in a different color. Cost is about $30.