There are so many fun and easy ways to decorate pumpkins without carving! If you’re worried about sharp knives and would prefer to avoid the resulting pumpkin mess, check out each of these ways that you can make fabulous jack-o-lanterns for your front porch or indoor halloween decor!
Last Minute Ways to Decorate Pumpkins Without Carving
Get creative with mini pumpkins, white pumpkins, small pumpkins, even large pumpkins! You can use many types of supplies that you probably already even have on hand in your craft closet. Gather your supplies and your trick or treaters and get started decorating pumpkins your kids will be proud to make!
Helpful Supplies for Decorating Pumpkins Without Carving
You might be surprised how many supplies you already have in your craft closet for decorating pumpkins! Not only can you look for craft supplies, but you can also go outside and see what you can find in nature!
Go on a nature hunt with your kids and look for acorns, flowers to press, pinecones, sticks and more! Use these fun items to make one of kind nature pumpkins. You can also gather a few of the following supplies and really get busy at the pumpkin crafting table!
Inspirational Pumpkins Decorated with Zero Carving
Each of these 15 ideas are easy to make and perfect for kids of all ages. You will love creating and displaying these fun pumpkins with your kids’ help! Instead of carving with sharp knives, these ideas use glue, crayons, tissue paper, googly eyes, modge podge and crayons. Your kids will have a blast as they make a mess and glue to their little hearts’ content. Are you ready for this list?
Easy Ways to Decorate Pumpkins Without Carving
If you want an alternative to carving pumpkins this year, check out this inspirational list full of fun ways for decorating pumpkins without carving.
What I like most about these diy drip paint pumpkins besides the fact that they are really pretty - they're the perfect use for all those almost empty bottles of acrylic paint you may have stashed in your craft closet!
Looking for a creative way to use up all those bits and pieces of crayons? How about a Crayon Melt Pumpkin? I think this style is fabulous on white pumpkins, but I bet you could create a really neat pumpkin on any color gourd!
Duck Tape does not hold the same sway over my kids that it once did, but there were a few years when I sent every dime I earned on my blog on more duct tape. LOL. Check out the fun duck tape pumpkin decorating ideas here.
Star Wars fans unite - here's how to make your own BB8 droid pumpkin, without carving one bit!
By the way, if you’re looking for healthy Halloween snacks peak over here! We’ve got another round-up with great ideas for healthy Halloween snacks that are just perfect for parties or snacking before Trick-or-Treat to fill up the tummies.
Aren’t these awesome? Which one is your favorite? Mine is the Mummy Family. I’m excited to make it with my kids. because we haven’t decorated our pumpkins yet!
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Thursday 29th of October 2015
These are adorable! I'm hoping to carve mine before Halloween ;)
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Saturday 17th of October 2015
Love decorating pumpkins! They can make very pretty centerpieces.
Saturday 17th of October 2020
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