10+ No-Carve Halloween Pumpkin Ideas

Decorating your house for Halloween is one of the best things about this festive season. But not everybody is a pumpkin carving master. I'm definitely not one of those.

So if you're like me and you want an awesome Halloween pumpkin without all the mess I've got news for you. There are plenty of no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas that really rock.

1. Emoji Pumpkins


Imagine how much fun you can have with your kids decorating these yellow pumpkins to resemble popular emojis? This looks like such a great DIY project.

2. Unicorn Pumpkin


Every savvy mom knows that kids love unicorns, so why not bring a little bit of that whimsical theme into your Halloween pumpkin decorating tradition?

3. Pumpkin Mummy

That's What She Said

If you're one of those people with very little decorating talent this super easy yet still really spooky mummy pumpkin idea is for you. Boo!

4. Black Cat Pumpkin


For fast and easy pumpkin decorating idea, why not make a black cat out of it? A little black paint, googly eyes and ears and voilĂ .

5. Simple Phrase Pumpkin

No carving required here when you write fun and spooky messages on your pumpkins. Throw a little glitter and call it a day. He, he.

6. Chalkboard Pumpkin


Did you know you can buy black chalkboard paint you can slap on your pumpkin? I had no idea. Then write something or simply draw on it.

7. Glitter Stems Pumpkins


Looking to celebrate Halloween in a more girly style? Forget all the ghastly pumpkin decorations. Just put some glitter on those stems to pretty them up.

8. Jack Skellington Painted Pumpkin


I absolutely love this Jack Skellington painted pumpkin idea. It's just spooky enough for me but also such a fun and crafty DIY project.

9. Metallic Pumpkin


A friend of mine posted this metallic pumpkin idea last Halloween and I've been all over it ever since. This is so gorgeous and beautifully made.

10. Donut Painted Pumpkin


OMG, doesn't this make you want to crave donuts? LOL. Yes indeed. I dunno if that's actually good or bad but I need one now.

11. Calligraphy Pumpkins


If you're great at calligraphy this DIY pumpkin decorating project should be right up your alley. I used to be so good at this. I need to practice.

12. Marble Pumpkins


I'm pretty much still obsessed with marble everything so when I saw these marble-inspired pumpkins I literally jumped for joy. They're so colorful and pretty.

13. Caterpillar Pumpkins

Better Homes And Gardens

If you're looking for a unique outdoor pumpkin decorating idea this super cute caterpillar one will be the envy of your neighbors. The kids will love it.

14. Color-Blocked Pumpkins

A Kailo Chic Life

How awesome are these funky, color-blocked pumpkins? Anyone can DIY their own with craft paint from the dollar store.

Honestly, I really had no idea there were so many no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas out there.

There's so much to choose from. I pretty much love them all.

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