If you need a quick and easy way to decorate your pumpkins - try paint! Paint a spooky message, your house numbers, or your monogram. This is a fun and easy project.. here’s how to make your own: Supplies you will need: Flat spray paint Paint pens in contrasting colors Stencil Cardboard box The first step is to spray paint your pumpkins. Spray  the top and sides, let that dry, spray again as needed. Lay the pumpkin on its side once the paint is dry and spray the bottom.  Spraying on cardboard is easier than newspaper since newspaper tends to stick to the pumpkin.  Once the whole pumpkin is painted, stem and all, you’ll be ready for the next step.  

Grab your stencil and a paint pen.  Use the stencil to trace the outline of the letter.

   
Then remove the stencil and fill in. Let each letter dry before moving to the next letter.
Get creative and have fun. Turn your pumpkins around and add another message.  Write a Halloween message on one side like ‘Trick or Treat’ and then turn the pumpkins around and write ‘Let’s give Thanks’ for Thanksgiving.
 Tip: Painted pumpkins will last longer if kept inside or on a covered porch.