8 Exquisite and Creative No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas


Halloween is right around the corner and that means participating in the good ol’ tradition of pumpkin carving. Traditional Jack-o’-Lanterns have long been scrutinized for their simplicity.

Different patterns, shapes and designs have been used in place of traditional Jack-o’-Lantern faces. Even better, different means of decorating pumpkins are becoming more and more popular, as you’ll soon discover.

Donut Pumpkins
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1. Donut Pumpkins

Who can resist donuts?! This super easy, yet adorable, pumpkin idea is just too cute to pass up.

With just a bit of paint and a pinch of time, you’ll easily have the cutest pumpkin on the block this Halloween.

SpongeBob PumpkinPants
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2. SpongeBob PumpkinPants

If you ever tried to carve your favorite cartoon character, it’s likely the result was a little disastrous. Thanks to paint, you can create a gorgeous pumpkin your trick-or-treaters will love.

Opt for glow-in-the-dark paint to give your pumpkin a little something extra.

Pretty Push Pins
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3. Pretty Push Pins

Have leftover push pins? Create a simplistic yet elegant pumpkin with nothing but push pins! Create different designs, cover your pumpkin entirely with push pins for an elegant glow, or spell something out with the pins.

Personalize it your way.