Easy how-to: Use a tall candlestick as a pedestal and give your pumpkin the royal treatment with gold leaf and spray adhesive.
You will need: One pumpkin, spray adhesive, gold leaf, a clean paintbrush.
1. Wash and dry pumpkin and spray with adhesive.
2. Lay foil overtop, one piece at a time, smoothing down into creases with paintbrush as you go.
3. Work your way around pumpkin and don't worry about crinkles; they add to the effect.
Get this look: Gold leaf, spray adhesive, Michaels. Background paint, Normandy, Benjamin Moore.