Hard to believe that Halloween is literally on our doorsteps. In two weeks the kiddos will be knocking on your door for treats. Do you have your pumpkin ready?

Take a look at 35 new ways to decorate your pumpkins.Forget the pumpkin carving kit, why not try some of these simple yet creative looks? great.

Design your pumpkin by using tacks that you can pick up in any craft or hardware store.

Or, use a drill. Drill small holes into a design on the pumpkin creating a silhouette effect.

How about this one? Coat the pumpkin in chalkboard paint and write or draw with chalk on your gourd.

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I can't wait to pick up a few pumpkins on my way home tonight and put my creative juices to work.