Do you like decorating for Fall and Halloween? Do you like creating easy fall and Halloween decorations? I took a column and pumpkin and made easy Halloween pumpkin outdoor decorations.
Here’s an old column a friend gave me. The first thing I did was power wash it to clean it and remove all of the chipping paint.
It was deteriorating so I knew it would be perfect for fall and Halloween.
Halloween Pumpkin Outdoor Decorations Video
I painted the column with Rustoleum black spray paint.
I painted the indented part of the column with Rustoleum silver spray paint.
I found this super cute ceramic pumpkin planter. Mine came from Walmart and it came in white and orange.
Option 1 (and my fail)
I filled the pumpkin planter with water.
I added a solar fountain to the pumpkin. I thought it would be fun to have the spraying water as a stem.
My fail – unfortunately it was not sealed properly so water was running out of the plug in the bottom. I would need to empty this out and seal it with silicone and try again.
Solar Fountain – these solar fountains only tend to run when there is full sun on them. They run a little bit if there is a little cloud cover, but not fully. They don’t run at night. I do like the solar fountains but you need to make sure you’re putting them where you’ll get enough sun.
Option 2 – I added faux flowers in the pumpkin for a beautiful fall display.
You could easily plant a live mum plant in the pumpkin as well.
Another option which I love is to rotate the pumpkin face to the back and you can have it on display the rest of your fall season.
In fact the I think you could put different plants and fake flowers in the pumpkin the rest of the year with the reverse side of the pumpkin.
HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN OUTDOOR DECORATIONS VIDEO
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Love your pumpkin/flower display! What a beautiful addition to anyone’s outdoor decor. 🙂
Thank you so much Linda, I’m so glad you like it. I love that I can turn it around and use it for longer than just Halloween
Rebecca Payne says
I love your mantel and the pumpkin flowers.
Thank you so much Rebecca, wonderful crafting with you!
Chas, I love the pumpkin planter and the upcycled plant stand! They will add a festive look to your home. It was fun creating Halloween decor with you! Pinned 🙂
Thank you so much Rebecca, I really appreciate the kind words. Love your project too and lovely crafting with you.