14 Pumpkin Decorating Ideas That Don’t Require Carving

sources: The Craft Patch / Spray Paint & Chardonnay / Simple As That

Pumpkin carving is a fun tradition we do every year leading up to Halloween. However, there are lots of ways to decorate your pumpkins without going through the hassle of emptying and carving them! Here are 14 creative, unique, and beautiful ways to decorate your pumpkins this fall!

1. Cute Witch

source: The Craft Patch

This idea is simple, but so cute! Use a white pumpkin, paint a simple set of eyes, and top with a cute witch’s hat!

2. Mummy

source: Everyday Reading

Googly eyes and some toilet paper are all you need to make this cute mummy pumpkin!

3. Black & White Painted

source: Creations by Kara

Some black and white paint and ribbon can turn plain old pumpkins into these beautiful painted ones.

4. Doughnuts

source: Shannon Claire Interiors

If you have someone with a sweet tooth in your home, these painted doughnut pumpkins would be perfect!

5. Painted Lace

source: Honestly WTF

I love the gothic-inspired nature of these painted pumpkins with lace. So spooky, yet so chic!

6. Sequins

source: Spray Paint & Chardonnay

This might be one of my favorite pumpkins on the list! Choose sequins in your preferred color palette, glue them on, and voila!

7. Boo!

source: House of Joyful Noise

Nothing says Halloween quite like a pumpkin painted with the word “boo!”

8. Woodland Creatures

source: Simple As That

How adorable are these woodland creature pumpkins? Some paint, felt, and cardboard are all you need to make these little cuties.

9. Spiderwebs

source: Magia Mia

I love these spooky spiderweb painted pumpkins – some paint and/or string is all you need.

10. Painted Faces

source: Our Garden Path

I love these painted face pumpkins! You can really let your creativity flow with this cute and fun idea!

11. Black Cat

source: Kitty Cat Chronicles

An old cat costume, some pipe cleaner, and paint can be repurposed to create this black cat pumpkin.

12. Metallic

source: The V Spot

This is such a simple idea that looks so good! Simply spray paint a pumpkin using a metallic spray paint color of your choice. If you don’t want the stems to get painted, you can cover them off with painter’s tape.

13. Candy Corn

source: Mom 4 Real

These candy corn painted pumpkins are so simple, but so sweet (pun intended!).

14. Pumpkin Vases

source: Paper Parade Co.

And last but certainly not least, how stunning are these pumpkin vases? Simply cut the top off, scoop out the seeds, paint the pumpkin, and fill with flowers. Lovely!

Hopefully these nontraditional yet awesome no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas have given you some inspiration for your fall decorating. I know I’ll now have a fantastic pumpkin display this year!