I love this idea from Mom Colored Glasses to decorate a pumpkin with an organic, freeflowing thumbtack design. She used a white (or ghost) pumpkin, and I think it's such a cute idea.
Click here for her full tutorial on how to make these thumbtack pumpkins.
Here's a cute idea to use thumbtacks to create a monogram on a painted pumpkin from All in a Day:
And if you really want to create a shiny pumpkin, you can't go wrong with Madigan Made's Brass Tack Pumpkins!
I'm ready to head to the office supply place and stick it to some gourds!