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The In Box by Susan Martin

Those who favor fall decor have so many beautiful options, including faux pumpkins that will look right at home through Thanksgiving. Whether done up in a fancy finish or worked into textiles, these picks are hardly of the garden variety.

In stitches: Pumpkin Patch crewel embroidered pillow cover features a classic pumpkin and vine motif. Priced $59.50 at The 20-inch insert is sold separately.

Top it off: Orange lidded pumpkin bowl for soups and other fall favorites measures just under 6 inches in diameter. Priced $11.95 at Pier 1 imports,

Garden party: Petal Pumpkins from Grandin Road are covered with lifelike chrysanthemums in burgundy or orange embellished with acrylic amber jewels. Originally priced $99 to $139 at

Fancy this: Green capiz shell beaded pumpkins are crafted by artisans in the Philippines. Priced $8.95-$13.95 at select Pier 1 imports stores and, where you can check local store availability.

Shine on: Pottery Barn offers a number of faux pumpkins and gourds, including these glass beauties in a mercury finish. Check online at or in store for these and other options.