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Great Ideas — 22 Pumpkin Projects & Recipes!

There’s nothing that says AUTUMN quite like pumpkins!! From carved pumpkins on a porch to velvet pumpkin on a mantel and all of those PUMPKIN recipes — pumpkins represent Fall. 

22 Pumpkin Projects and Recipes

Here are 22 awesome pumpkin projects and recipe ideas to bring the spirit of Autumn into YOUR home!! 


Pumpkin Garland @ It’s Overflowing


Neon Paint-Dipper Pumpkins @ A Night Owl


Pony Bead Pumpkins @ Cutesy Craft


Delicious Pumpkin Recipes @ My Blessed Life


Jello Jar Monsters @ Echoes of Laughter


Washi Tape Pumpkin @ Sugar Bee Crafts


Pumpkin Spice Cake Mix Pancakes @ Shopgirl


Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread @ Inside BruCrew Life


Paper Pumpkins @ It’s Always Autumn


Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies @ Shopgirl


Foam Pumpkin Decor Ideas @ Mom 4 Real


Pumpkin Spice Popcorn @ A Blossoming Life


Pumpkin-Shaped Berry Wreath @ Happy Clippings


Pumpkin Magnets @ The Benson Street


Soft & Chewy Pumpkin Cookies @ Shaken Together Life


Pumpkin Patch Photography @ It’s Overflowing


Pumpkin Chip Muffins @ The How To Crew


Pumpkin Crumb Cake @ Bird On A Cake


Pumpkin Patch Cake Pops @ Reasons to Skip the Homework


Pumpkin Crockpot Oatmeal @ Carrie This Home


Easy Pumpkins 4 Ways @ Confessions of a Plate Addict


Pumpkin Spice Scones + Cinnamon Frosting @ Echoes of Laughter

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Don’t forget to check out the rest of this week’s amazing projects & to link up your own!

And be sure to enter this week’s giveaways!



Silhouette is having a fantastic sale this week, too – look at the descriptions for each pack on my post from Wednesday!

To get your discount, remember to enter code “TATER” at checkout!

Here’s how to enter to win a Silhouette Portrait, but hurry: this giveaway ends Sunday night!

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GO enter HERE!

I can’t wait to see who wins!!




  1. Such great ideas. Why not add making pumpkin puree – this is needed for so many pumpkin recipes:
    Sisters Playing House recently posted…Crockpot Vanilla Peach Butter

  2. Thank you for including our neon dipped pumpkins Jen!! xo

  3. So many delicious pumpkin recipes!

  4. Whoops! I hope that first comment didn’t go through! I’m just super excited about all of the new abilities new editions of this machine have! It’s amazing!

  5. I think I’ll start with a really neat idea I have for a fall wreath. A silhouette would sure make it easier though.
    Meg Sluyter recently posted…Coming Cleaning, Broken Breakers and a Water Heater

  6. I tweeted! Here’s the ULR https://twitter.com/MegScentsNow/status/376946254262980608 Thanks for the chance to win, one of these times I’m going to win one of these. Just have to keep trying :)
    Meg Sluyter recently posted…Coming Cleaning, Broken Breakers and a Water Heater

  7. I shared the giveaway on Facebook! I want to make Halloween silhouette’s to decorate with!

  8. I shared on Facebook. I would use it to make a cutout for my child’s bedroom!

  9. Misty Swearingen says:
  10. Misty Swearingen says:
  11. I love fall and cannot wait to decorate – the Silhouette would help me decorate in so many new fun ways! I hope to win!!

  12. Can’t wait to have non-barren walls!

  13. Thank you for hosting this giveaway! I’ve had my eye on Silhouette products for awhile, almost bought one earlier this year …
    Deb recently posted…Schumacher Katsugi

  14. Misty Swearingen says:

    I’d used it to make pumpkins, pumpkins and more pumpkins!!

  15. Amber Ocheltree says:

    I shared on Facebook

  16. I would love to make all sorts of crafts with a silhouette–paper crafts, vinyl, and fabric appliques! SO many uses!

  17. Cute signs for my house and customized t-shirts for my kiddos!

  18. Vinyl for the wall!!! :)

  19. Sarah Nelson says:

    I would make journal covers and embellishments for a charity project I hope to get rolling in a BIG way, like only silhouette could do!

  20. Leah Henderson says:

    Cutting stuff for cute cards and definitely vinyl!

  21. Leah Henderson says:

    i shared on facebook!

  22. stefanie haluk says:

    Shared on facebook :)

  23. stefanie haluk says:

    I would be most excited to make scrapbooks and cards.

  24. I shared on Pinterest!

  25. What a great giveaway, thanks for the opportunity! I would probably stick vinyl on everything in my house if I had a Silhouettte!

  26. I’d love to make cute Fall decor! :)

  27. What a fab giveaway! I’d love to make a chore chart with the new silhouette. And I have a few more project ideas! Fun fun fun!

  28. Christmas cards!

  29. Erica McDonald says:

    This would be so awesome to win! I’ve always wanted one

  30. Not sure. Would love to compare it to the cricut.

  31. Love these posts!

  32. I’m not sure what I would try first. There are so many things that I want to do. I want to try making my own banners. Thank you!

  33. Would love to do more crafts with my kids and make some new memories

  34. leah mitchell says:

    I shared on FB!

  35. I tweeted and shared on Facebook.

  36. I follow on Instagram

  37. I would love to do scrapbooking

  38. Sarah Traib says:

    I would love to win!

  39. I shared this on facebook via messages with all of my scrapbooking, card making, crafty friends!

    I own a small in-home daycare and love to do craft projects with the kids. They love it too! This would be a huge help during craft time.

  40. A cute glass sign!

  41. Love pumpkins and fall!’ Would love to make some wall decorations

  42. I would love to make some wall art out of a large frame that I have. would like to use some vinyl lettering on the glass :) Thank you for having such a great giveaway and the chance to win :)

  43. Oh, shared on FB =) (personal profile!)
    Stephanie @ BeeTreeStudios recently posted…The First Memory Keeping Monday Link-up!

  44. Susie Renchen says:

    I would love to have one of these. Right now I have the older version of the Cricuit. I only have two cartridges to use, so I am very limited. I would love to be able to choose all the different symbols and fonts plus be able to mirror the image which I can’t do now.

  45. I’d be most excited to create stuff for my Project Life cards! Thanks for hosting the giveaway! =)
    Stephanie @ BeeTreeStudios recently posted…The First Memory Keeping Monday Link-up!

  46. I would do anything I could with a silhouette! I have never done anything with one before!

  47. This is exciting!!! THanks for all the great ideas etc. from your site!!

  48. Loving all the pumpkin stuff. My favorite flavor and fall is my favorite time of year.
    Erin’s Creative Energy recently posted…Sawdust Girl

  49. This will help me with my classroom. With the new common core standards, it will be fun to use my creativity again. So excited.

  50. Thanks for these wonderful contests! I can’t wait to make some iron on shapes for home decorating! I shared the giveaway on Facebook :)

  51. I keep seeing some awesome projects with this fabulous tool! What a great giveaway…….:) can’t wait till I can get one of my own!

  52. This would be an amazing win!

  53. Shared on FB

  54. Lisa Mittleman says:

    I blew it. I asked for a Cricuit last Christmas. I NEED a SILHOUETTE! I love crafting!

  55. nicki thomure says:

    soo excited!

  56. I’d start by making some simple art on canvas for my walls.

  57. I enter almost every contest you have for silhouettes!! Hope it will one day pay off;)

  58. Jen Holyoak says:

    I want to make signs girl – I’m always so jealous of your signs. I need some vinyl help! Thanks Jen! xoxoxo

  59. The options are endless with projects & I am super excited about this giveaway!!
    Shana recently posted…Where Oh Where…

  60. Would love it.

  61. Jennifer F. says:

    This would be so great to win so I can make personalized gifts and crafting! :-)

  62. i would love to make some cute cards and holiday decorations!


  64. I totally want to make a quote sign for my bedroom!

  65. I love all of these!!! I can’t wait to make some delicious treats and pumpkin decor. I hope I win that portrait so I have some help! 😉

  66. justine barnhart says:

    I’d love this, so I can make unique party favors and decor for my little boys’ parties =)

  67. Mary Alys Foutz says:

    Shared on Facebook

  68. What an amazing giveaway!!!

  69. I shared via facebook!

  70. I can’t wait to start some Christmas stuff!!!! Hope I win!

  71. Mary Alys Foutz says:

    I would love to have one in my Kindergarten classroom!

  72. Krystal Hansen says:

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway! Shared this giveaway on Facebook!

  73. My friend is the silhouette vinyl QUEEN! She keeps threatening to move away. :( She wants to teach me how to use a silhouette, but I don’t have one. So I would use mine on anything vinyl related, so I can learn.

  74. I shared on Facebook and hope to win! I would love to have one of these :) Thanks for the opportunity to WIN :)

  75. My first project will be labeling all my baked goods at work real fancy like 😉 lol and lots of craft projects for my 2yo grandson Jaden James. I really want a Subway Sign too, and sooo many weddings and showers coming up so many ideas!!

  76. I shard on facebook

  77. Maddie Davis says:

    I would so love to win, shared via facebook. Thanks so much!

  78. I am excited to make some great fall & Christmas signs with pallets!

  79. I’d love to make some fall crafts! I also shared this giveaway via FB!

  80. I would love to win this! I would use it for everything! I love crafting so this would be amazing!

  81. I shared on Facebook!

    I’m most excited to LABEL. Moving into a new apartment in another state soon, and furnishings will be scraped together and DIY decor will be the main way of really customizing the space. I’d love to have some unifying pops of color and some way to help me to organize our clutter in a cute and fun way.

  82. Love your blog and hope I win the Silhouette

  83. I would love to use this to create a chevron stencil for a project I am working on! Thanks for the chance to win!

  84. I would love to win a silhouette and label everything in my house!

  85. Would love to win!

  86. This would be so fun to win!

  87. I was actually sitting at my computer for what felt like hours today going through all of the files on silhouettes page. I even printed out a picture and put it on the fridge so I could show my family what I REALLY want for Christmas. I have been wanting one of these machines for almost 2 years now. :) This would make my life and my work so much easier and more fun because of all the extra things I could do. :) Goodbye Cricut!

  88. This would be fun to use for my Card Exchange Group.

  89. I would love to win!! Really enjoy your blog.

  90. Teresa Blue says:

    Autism Awareness shirts and other items!

  91. I would use this to start my Bakery/catery business!!

  92. Shared on Pinterest!

  93. love your website! Would love to win this!

  94. Sarah Dalisky says:

    Shared the give away!

    If I win I would use it for my classroom to label everything!

  95. I want to make signs and stencils and sooooo many other things! I want one of these fancy machines sooo badly! 😀

  96. I love silhouette and would love to win one.

  97. I am new to this, so can’t wait to try something!!

  98. would be fun to make some holiday decorations

  99. Ashley Hancey says:

    My neighbor just got one and now i want one sooooo bad! :)

  100. halloween gift bags, wall art/words, and endless list of options…

  101. Thomas Murphy says:

    I want to make some holiday decorations.

  102. Thomas Murphy says:
  103. Amanda Sakovitz says:
  104. I’ve had a few quotes I’ve wanted to do with vinyl. Would be awesome to do them on a new silhouette!

  105. I love all these great pumpkin projects and recipes. Thanks for the featuring my Pumpkin Shaped Berry Wreath.
    Debbie @ Happy Clippings recently posted…DIY: Folded Paper Fall Leaves

  106. Alicia Lee says:

    Love your blog!!

  107. Great post, great giveaways! Thanks! :)

  108. It would be so much fun to learn a new craft with this

  109. I would love to make vinyl letters for my hubbies corn hold business.
    Amber @ Luv & Laughter recently posted…How to Save On Garden Plants

  110. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    id love to make decorations for my friends bridal shower

  111. Amanda Sakovitz says:
  112. I would love to make some cute things for my classroom, like a vinyl “Today’s date is…” to put on my white board.

  113. Abbe Coury says:

    I’d love to cut out some vinyl letters!

  114. Tamara Nix says:

    What will I NOT make with this thing?? I don’t know how to choose my first project, lol! Thanks for the chance to win!

  115. Wendy Rupper says:

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  116. Meg Karetny says:

    Shared on Pinterest! :)

  117. Meg Karetny says:

    I really need to start new home decor for our new home this year :) I think this would seriously help me :) Thanks for this!!!

  118. Jen! Thanks so much for featuring my Pumpkin recipes!! :) xoxo
    Myra @ MyBlessedLife.net recently posted…9 Essential Oils I Use Every Day

  119. Beth Dover says:

    Shared on Facebook – can’t wait to try all of these great ideas!

  120. Currently working on a pumpkin post also! Love anything pumpkin flavored. This is great!


  121. OH MAN I would LOVE to win a Silhouette! Thanks for the giveaway!

  122. I love all this pumpkin inspiration, Jen! I was so excited to see my Pumpkin Crumb Cake included in the round-up! :) Now to do some pinning…

  123. Kristina Sloan says:

    I wanna win and make… Anything and everything I can! I love doing projects with just about any material so I would LOVE to get one of these machines and get to crafting! So, pick me! 😉

  124. I want to make cards and all kinds of things! I would love to have one! And thanks for all the pumpkin recipes, I love anything pumpkin!!! :)

  125. Theresa Sea says:

    I want to make some vinyl decorations for Halloween!

  126. Theresa Sea says:
  127. I love fall especially for the pumpkin recipes….pinned a few to try here. Thanks for the chance to win the giveaway!!

  128. Thanks for sharing. Love the pumpkin ideas.

  129. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity. Love all the pumpkin ideas. Thanks for sharing.

  130. heather roy says:

    Shared on facebook!

  131. Chomping at the bit to get my hands on one of these. Does it come with a babysitter so I can plunge into learning it, playing with it for hours? Haha.

  132. Shared on FB and would love to gift mine if I win! My daughter would love it like I love mine!

  133. Thank you so much for featuring my Pumpkin Crock Pot Oatmeal! I’m really thrilled to be featured here at Tatertots and Jello. All the pumpkin ideas you gathered are great & I’ll be pinning it! Have a great week, Jen!
    Carrie This Home recently posted…Overnight Pumpkin Crock Pot Oatmeal

  134. I shared via Pinterest and I’ve been wanting to get back into scrapbooking. Would love to use this to help make some cool pages.

  135. Love your blog and I’ve been dying to try this out!

  136. I can imagine what I could do with a machine like this, but I think I would do some sort of vinyl project first. I have been wanting one of these for ages !!!
    Kim recently posted…Tea Party Day…. { the 6 year old turns 7 }

  137. YAY for all things pumpkin! I absolutely love all of this Fall inspiration and thrilled to see my soft & chewy pumpkin cookies included! Hope you have a great Sunday!
    keri @ shaken together recently posted…Before & After for Habitat Contest with OPC The Better Half!!

  138. The pumpkin oatmeal looks fabulous.
    Yvonne recently posted…Fab Friday: Adventure

  139. Thank you SO much for featuring my Pumpkin Patch Cake Pops Jen! So many awesome features to be in the company of! I’m so excited that Fall is here…even though it was still 107 degrees here in Phoenix today! I’m not letting that stop me from my Fall Baking!

    Melanie :)
    Reasons To Skip The Housework ~and~ The Inspiration Network
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