5 Chic Pumpkin Projects For Your Wedding

by Bridget Clegg
Pumpkin DIY Wedding Ideas // Featured: The Knot Blog

Capitalize on the vegetable of the season by including a chic pumpkin project in your fall wedding decor. Painted metallic, covered in glitter or left a natural ivory color, these pumpkin DIY ideas go way beyond the jack-o-lantern look. These subtle nods to the season can be integrated seamlessly to a fall wedding without a trace of spooky Halloween. See what we mean about classy, not creepy and follow the links to the easy tutorials below!

DIY Pumpkin Table Numbers

Photo: Anne Almasy // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Anne Almasy

Photo: Anne Almasy

Making these table numbers is as easy as pushing in a metal house number into a white pumpkin. See how one couple pulled it off!

Metallic Mini Pumpkin Escort Card

Photo: Claire Ryser // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Claire Ryser

Photo: Claire Ryser

Spray paint mini pumpkins silver or gold, then carefully split the stems and insert a notecard printed with guests' names. Here's how to do it.

Painted Pink Pumpkin Centerpiece

Photo: Simply Rosie Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Simply Rosie Photography

Photo: Simply Rosie Photography

Ditch the orange and go for your wedding color of choice! Here, a pumpkin is transformed into a chic vase by painting the outside, scooping out the center and adding floral foam and a beautiful flower arrangement. Follow this tutorial to turn a pumpkin into a vase!

Monogrammed Pumpkin Sign

Use pumpkins for your wedding day signage. Create a monogrammed pumpkin display outside your reception or ceremony site by following this how-to! Or, substitute spray paint as they did in this tutorial for chalkboard paint and chalk on your wedding day message.

Glittery Pumpkin Candle Holders (And Aisle Markers)

Photo: Kathleen Kennelly Ullman // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Kathleen Kennelly Ullman

Photo: Kathleen Kennelly Ullman

Mod Podge, glitter and a drill bit will turn a pumpkin into a sparkling votive fit for centerpieces, escort card display tables or even chic aisle markers (stick them inside a tall hurricane for fire safety)! Here's the step-by-step guide.

See more fall wedding ideas!

> 8 Dangerously Delicious Fall Signature Drink Recipes

> 10 Rustic Centerpieces With Vegetables

> See all our fall wedding cake photos!

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