These are the prettiest faux pumpkins that have caught our eye this year – shop our top pumpkin picks

From cute pumpkin cushions to elegant glass decorations, we've rounded up the best faux pumpkins to buy right now – for a stylish seasonal scheme both indoors and out

Faux pumpkins. Fireplace decorated with pumpkins. Cozy outside seat space with seasonal decor. Seasonal tablescape decor.
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Pumpkins are one of the most popular and timeless decorations to use both indoors and outdoors throughout fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving, helping to make your home feel more cozy, inviting and in sync with the changing seasons. 

Of course, you can never go wrong with an assortment of these real seasonal squashes when decorating with pumpkins, but there are so many fun and creative faux pumpkin designs to choose from, too. 

From designs crafted from glass and wicker to unique pumpkin lights for your outdoor fall decor and outdoor Halloween decor, we've found the best faux pumpkins from some of our favorite retailers – guaranteed to bring beautiful style and unique decoration to your seasonal scheme.

The best faux pumpkins to shop this year

Whether you're looking for some pretty pumpkins for fall table decor ideas, or are thinking of switching up your usual pumpkin carving ideas for something a bit more modern for your Halloween porch decor, our collection of the best faux pumpkins are just as good – if not better, than the real thing.

The best indoor faux pumpkins

Faux pumpkin decor around fireplace

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Faux pumpkins can be placed (pretty much) anywhere in the home. From using them to enhance your fall mantel decor, to placing them on a window ledge for Halloween window decor, the possibilities with pumpkins are endless. 

The beauty of working with faux pumpkins is that they will be able to stand the test of time for your fall decor ideas, Halloween decor ideas, and Thanksgiving decor ideas, and, of course, they can also then be re-used year after year. 

Some of our favorite indoor faux pumpkin designs work in elegant harmony with some of this year's biggest interior design trends. From colorful glass pumpkins that are perfect for dopamine decor, to rustic, woven pumpkins that embrace a more natural, grounded look, shop our favorite faux styles below.

The best outdoor faux pumpkins

Halloween front door decor

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Pumpkin decor is just as important outside as it is inside your home, and there are many creative ways you can make a statement with pretty faux pumpkins. 

From pumpkin lights, guaranteed to catch the eye of trick-or-treaters and passersby, to colorful pumpkin stacks, these decorations will only help to create a more fun and warm welcome into your home throughout the season. 

Faux pumpkins and gourds can also work wonderfully in combination with real pumpkins, too – you don't have to choose one or the other, a mix of both can create a magnificent, stand-out seasonal display.


How do you display faux pumpkins?

As we have explored in this piece, faux pumpkins can be used to decorate both the inside and outside of your home, with a whole range of different display ideas to choose from, here are some of our favorites:

  • Use faux pumpkins to enhance a seasonal tablescape, perfect for acting as a centerpiece or for placing beside a place card. 
  • Decorate your mantel and fireplace.
  • Decorating shelving and window ledges. 
  • Add a seasonal touch to your coffee table.
  • Elevate your entryway console table.
  • Place on the floor beside your front door. 
  • Place it on your front porch. 
  • Decorate outside steps and pathways.

As well as buying pretty faux pumpkin designs and embracing traditional pumpkin carving ideas, there are many other ways you can create a more unique seasonal scheme with pumpkins.

From pumpkin painting ideas and no-carve pumpkin ideas, to trying your hand at learning how to make a pumpkin planter, there are so many fun styling opportunities and craft and design ideas to try when decorating with pumpkins.

Zara Stacey
Managing Editor

Zara is the Managing Editor at Homes & Gardens. She joined the brand in February 2022 as an Interiors Content Editor, specializing in writing content on interior color trends, decorating ideas and design inspiration. After studying English Literature at University, she worked as an Ecommerce Website Editor, Content Writer and Buying Intern at multiple independent businesses within the luxury retail and lifestyle sectors. She enjoys nothing more than discovering new trends, brands and products, whether that be in fashion, interior design or lifestyle.