This is how we celebrate fall in the west. :)
We jumped on the pumpkin-painting bandwagon this year, and went to town with the spray paint. Meet Matte Black, Metallic Chrome, and Charlie Brown Chevron:
Painting pumpkins is waaaay easier than carving them. Even the asymmetrical chevron/zig-zag pattern wasn't too bad. I just used blue tape to cover the parts I didn't want painted, then sprayed away.