Instead of buying a pumpkin this Halloween, why not just make things easier for yourself by learning how to make these wonderful recycled book pumpkin decorations?
Pumpkins are relatively inexpensive, but with the issues of last minute shopping and the mess that occurs during carving, sometimes you wish there was a better option. Fortunately, the recycled book pumpkin decorations are both cheap and easy to clean up after. Crafting Mom has put up a wonderful tutorial on how anyone can create a pumpkin out of books. All it involves is a couple of paperbacks, an exacto knife, some paint and you're good to go. Sure, they aren't jack-o'-lanterns, but they still make for pretty impressive decor this spooky season.