Carve a monogram into pumpkins and place them on your front porch to welcome guests to your bewitching abode. Use a small, medium, and large pumpkin and carve the initial in different fonts. Layer them on an old chair or stool.
Etched Pumpkin Etching will leave an artful design on your pumpkin. The technique allows your pumpkin to last longer and is less messy than traditional carving. Try one of the templates from our October 2010 cover.
Mum's The Word. Pumpkins decorated with scraps of leftover plaid fabric strips. Add large wooden buttons to the front and use straight pins with colored ball heads to keep them in place. Large urns overflowing with mums complete the look