Decorate Your Pumpkins w/ Duck Tape

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Halloween is just around the corner…  Have you started decorating yet?  We’ve had a busy month around here and I’m just starting to get into the swing of Halloween.  I’ve got one costume made and I’m in the planning stages of the second.  I dragged all of our outdoor decor out last night and am waiting for the kids to get home so they can help decorate.

We always go to the pumpkin patch every year and pick out several pumpkins, though we haven’t carved a pumpkin in ages.  The last few years we have been coming up with all sorts of creative ways to decorate the outside of the pumpkins.  This year is no different, but the decoration of choice was Duck Tape.

Duck Tape Pumpkins

Duck Tape® has so many fun patterns available that the Halloween decorating ideas are endless!

The best part of our pumpkin decorating plan is The Duck Tape® Stick or Treat Contest!  It’s a great way to show off your creative talents.  All you have to do to enter is submit an image of your Halloween pumpkin (real or fake) decorated with Duck Tape®.  The contest will end on October 31st.  So get crafting!  (If you need additional inspiration check out all the entries here.)

(see the prizes and how to make the pumpkins after the jump)

Check out these awesome prizes the are giving away:
First Place: $1,000 and a Cricut Mini® Personal Electronic Cutter
Second Place: $500
Third Place: $300

(The winners will be announced on November 11th.)

My little pumpkins don’t even come close to the creativity of some of the entrants but I think they are cute and look adorable on our bar and on my desk…

These pumpkins were so easy to make and would be a perfect craft for a Halloween party or Girls Night in too.  Here is how I made them:

Duck tape pumpkins

Now go make some Duck Tape® pumpkins!  Be sure to show them off by tagging me on facebook or instagram and using #StickOrTreat.  For tons of awesome inspiration,  you can follow Duck Tape® on Twitter @TheDuckBrand.

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  1. Shelly Jack says:

    Great idea! I bet this would keep the squirrels away too! Cute =)

  2. Kendra Pahukoa says:

    i am ALL about decorating over carving- great idea, so colorful, fun and no mess to clean up really. 🙂

  3. Jeanine H says:

    wow this is absolutely excellent! Thank you for sharing the contest as well!

  4. What a cute idea to use duck tape to decorate pumpkins, especially since there are so many different kinds of duck tape! What a fun project!! 🙂

  5. Linda Bouffard says:

    These are toooo cute. My granddaughter loves duct tape also (or is it duck tape?)! ha ha Best wishes, Linda

  6. This is a great pumpkin decorating idea. Very creative, but not too messy. I could see kids really enjoying this.

  7. srpprcrftr says:

    If I was doing pumpkins this year I'd sure try some of that great tape that's out now. So many fun patterns, use our imaginations. Great project, glad you shared. Happy week