Go Big!

The key to a successful photo of a baby in a pumpkin is starting with a big pumpkin!

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Knit a Handmade Topper

If you have knitting skills, make a sweet hat for your baby to wear. You're sure to use it throughout the fall season!

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Celebrate the Milestone

Add a "baby's first Halloween" chalkboard with age, weight, number of teeth, and add her favorites, like a lullaby and storybook.

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Get Creative with Carving

Sure, a plain pumpkin is cute enough, but add some clever carving for an extra-cute photo.

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Color Coordinate

This little girl has a coordinating orange dress that blends in perfectly with the pumpkin. Her seasonal bow is a darling finishing touch!

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Add an Accessory

This little one's cute felt pumpkin barrette adds the perfect touch to this photo!

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Be Flexible

Of course, not every baby is happy to be put in a pumpkin for a photo shoot. Have a cute costume on hand as a backup plan!

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Take It Outside

This little one looks perfectly happy in his pumpkin perch! Take the photo outside where a blanket of fall leaves can provide a seasonal backdrop.

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Add a Blanket

Even tiny babies can get in on the Halloween fun. Protect his delicate skin

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