decorations with pumpkinsFall means pumpkins, and pumpkins mean fun. But there are ways you can decorate with pumpkins that don't require making a huge mess. Here are some cool, different and easy ideas to embrace the beginning of the holiday season with creativity and flair. 

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Empty the pumpkin and get ready to drill. 1

Empty the pumpkin and get ready to drill.

Image via 100LayerCake.com

The easier way to do it would be with an electric drill, but you can also do the job with an ice pick and a mallet. The point is to open holes big enough to let the light shine from within the pumpkin. The design is up to you, but the blog 100LayerCake.com has pretty cool ideas.

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Use old crayons for pumpkin art. 2

You know, the ones that are all over the place in your home. Buy some white pumpkins and get ready to melt as many crayons as you can. It will look amazing. DreamALittleBigger.com shows you how.

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Make a statement with calligraphy. 3

Nothing says elegant like calligraphy and the fall season is the perfect opportunity to show off your handwriting skills and good taste. If you don't trust your handwriting, you can always use a stencil or stickers. Find some cool ideas at ThePerfectPalette.com.

Enhance your flower arrangements easily and on the cheap. 4

Enhance your flower arrangements easily and on the cheap.

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What a great idea from the blog LadyLux.com. You only need a clear vase, flowers, water and as many tiny pumpkins as you can fit in it.

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Get yourself some blackboard paint and you will be in business. 5

Get yourself some blackboard paint and you will be in business.

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You can use pumpkins to present your dinner menu, welcome your guests or send any other message that you may think of. Of course, you'll need some chalk or chalk markers. Livingly.com shows you how to make these pumpkins. 

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Pumpkins with Latino flair. 6

Pumpkins with Latino flair.

Image via ChristianPF.com

This idea is fantastic. Thank you, ChristianPF.com. The decoration possibilities seem endless. I love the pumpkins in the photo adorned with jewel-toned colors. Can you imagine them with the colors of your country's flag or the ones that complement your home?

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Pumpkins owls are cute and you can involve your kids. 7

Pumpkins owls are cute and you can involve your kids.

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To create these adorable pumpkin owls, you need colored paper and some craft items from the dollar store. You can find the instructions at I Heart Crafty Things. 

Show your wacky side and amuse your kids. 8

Show your wacky side and amuse your kids.

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Older kids and teens would get a good laugh at a pumpkin like this one. I'm planning to hold a competition with my teenage son's friends and creative adults in my circle. I bet it will be hilarious.