• Sacramento artistColleen Jorgensen
, author of the “Just Paint It!” blog, turns an ordinary orange squash into an eye-popping purple pumpkin – with a crafty technique:
“It’s amazing how many ways there are to decorate pumpkins, don’t you think? While decoupage isn’t anything new, I loved using these purple Halloween napkins to make these little pumpkins pop with color.
“To be honest, I’m not a great decoupager or Mod Podger or whatever you wanna call it. My projects wind up with air bubbles and wrinkles and ... stuff. All that doesn’t matter when you decoupage a pumpkin.”