Tired of orange & black? Paint your pumpkin in a bright ombre like this example from Funkytime.
They may be more cute than scary, but these fanged mini pumpkins are super fun nonetheless. Visit Martha Stewart for the tutorial.
Paint a pumpkin with chalkboard paint and let the kids go to town! Head over to Real Simple for more info.
Put down the knife and bust out the paint! Nothing looks better than a trio of pumpkins painted a few shades apart. (via poppytalk)
Use puffy / dimensional paint to give your pumpkins a unique festive look. Alisa Burke has all the details.