If you don't wan't your kids to do too much carving, or know they'll lose interest in carving quickly, then these emoji pumpkins are for you. It's a great way to bring to life the emojis you most frequently use, identify most with, or are known for.
There's a trick to getting perfect letters on pumpkins, and it makes use of something you may have never heard of - tattoo paper. It's the paper those temporary tattoos use, that get applied to kids skin at fairs. Apparently they also work on pumpkins! If you are looking for something different, or a love for puns, then this design is for you.
Mmmmmm, donuts. You may have to put up a notice alerting others that they are pumpkins and not real donuts if you do this painted design. Or, the sign may need to tell them they are donuts if the paint-job doesn't turn out that great. This is one of those designs everyone can appreciate.
If you paint a pumpkin yellow you get the perfect canvas for emoji faces. This is perfect for families and/or the person whose life is one giant emoji. They are a universal language now too, so everyone will "get" it. It's like painting an inside joke that everyone can appreciate.
Mini Chalk Messages
If you don't want to paint words on a pumpkin that you can't change, then this is for you. Chalkboard paint on a mini pumpkin gives you the smallest-but-cutest surface to write seasonal words on, like boo or eek, which ends up looking pretty funny. You can't help but laugh at tiny pumpkins that say boo and eek.
Why? ....WHY NOT! That's what you'll say to people when they ask why you painted a pumpkin to look like a watermellon. Making fruits out of vegetables is something many veggie-haters can enjoy doing.
Here's a free tutorial on how to make your own emoji pumpkins. This tutorial recommends using a printed emoji design on a piece of paper as a template, with which you would tack or tape onto the outside of your pumpkin. Simple!
If you live in the desert this design should be at the top of your list. The desert is hot, dry, and you doesn't get the colorful autumn spectacle that comes with having trees - but that doesn't mean you can't have a little fun! Turn a bright orange traditional pumpkin into a desert plant.
With the right shaped pumpkin, painted white, in between some simple props, you can recreate a favorite campfire treat. This design would look great in a s'mores bar spread, or just on the front step for trick-or-treaters to appreciate. A small oval shaped pumpkin with bulbous sides will look best as a smushed marshellow. You coul deven go so far as to add some burn marks on the sides with brown and black paint for extra realism.