One easy and chic way to use pumpkins and gourds outside your home is to stack them up, up, up. It’s like creating little mini sculptures that have drama and height. Stack them in flower pots and urns and add some ivy peeking out for a bountiful look. Remember to use a mix of colors and sizes for variation.
Use a variety of mini pumpkins and gourds to create glamorous displays indoors by filling large glass cloches, vases and lanterns with the tiny gems. The bigger the container, the bigger the impact. Add tiny battery-powered sparkly string lights for a lovely glow in the evening.
Fill a large basket with large pumpkins. Stuff newspaper in the bottom so it looks as if the basket is overflowing with pumpkins. You can place the basket on a front porch or anywhere in the house. Get creative and mix in fall pillows or drape a soft knit blanket in the basket as well.
Play up your fireplace with a bunch of pumpkins and gourds. Instead of putting them on the mantel set them at the base of the fireplace like they are part of the fire. Stack them, and lay them on their sides like they are growing right out of it.