Making plastic pumpkins look more real: Use Burnt Umber paint. Water the paint down just a little, and brush onto your pumpkin. Then take a damp rag or paper towel and gently wipe up and down your pumpkin.
Dollar Store Crafter: Use A Dollar Store Plastic Pumpkin As A Mold For A Concrete Halloween Ornament - I feel like this would be fun to do with kids. Maybe you could even paint it when it's done? A permanent Halloween pumpkin, I love it!
20 Halloween pumpkin craft ideas: 'Looking glass' spray can transform pumpkins into these gorgeous centerpieces! Use a white spray first to get the best effect. Try this with dollar store pumpkins. Krylon Looking Glass Mirror-Like Aerosol Spray Paint,