Carving pumpkins isn’t exactly easy work. From the gutting of the pumpkin, to the actual stenciling and carving, it can take hours to create the perfect pumpkin. Then, when it’s all said and done, it lasts about 5 days before it starts to rot attract bugs! Carving pumpkins is messy, and can even be dangerous with the large knives.
This year, skip carving the pumpkins and decorate instead! These no-carve pumpkins are perfect for fall and Halloween, plus they will last a whole lot longer! Here are 25 ideas to get you started.
No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
Tiny Message Pumpkins: A sweet, simple pumpkin
Blue Porcelain Pumpkin: A fancy and elegant pumpkin
Teal Mummy Pumpkin: So easy the kids can make it
Minion Pumpkin: Every kid will love this pumpkin
Floral Moon Pumpkin: It’s too pretty to put outside!
Spray Paint Pumpkins: Get your creative groove on.
Watercolor Pumpkins: Every girl will love these pumpkins
DIY Pun-kins: Love these funny pumpkins
Confetti Pumpkins: The glitter makes these pumpkins so pretty.
Make this Gather With A Grateful Heart Pumpkin using a Cricut or Silhouette Machine. Don’t have one? No problem! Print the printable and frame it! by Moritz Fine Designs
Cinderella Butterfly Pumpkin: Watch out for midnight!
Dripping Paint Pumpkin: Don’t worry about being messy
Copper Herringbone Pumpkins: These tiny pumpkins are adorable
Animal Print Pumpkin: For all you animal lovers
Washi Tape Pumpkin: These are definitely no-mess pumpkins
Color Dipped Pumpkins: Bold and stylish pumpkins
Decoupaged Pumpkins: These pumpkins have a vintage look
Neon Paint Dipped Pumpkins: Love the color contrast on these pumpkins
Painted Mini Pumpkin Patch: Another chance to be creative
Sharpie Owl Pumpkin: Everyone will compliment this pumpkin
Sharpie Pumpkins: Make these pumpkins with supplies you already have
Sequined Pumpkins: This pumpkin brings out your inner ballerina
Teal Pumpkin: Perfect for kids with food allergies
Glitter Pumpkins: Cute and simple pumpkins
Candy Corn Pumpkin: A perfect representation of the season
Looking for the best place to put your newly decorated pumpkins? The front porch just might be the perfect spot. Add the pumpkin to one of these many adorable front porch decorating ideas.