Put down that chisel because these no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas are the best mess-free way to decorate for fall.
Paint yourself an Instagram-worthy pumpkin to swoon over this Halloween with this list of the most creative ways to fancy up yo’ jack o’ lantern!
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Supplies we recommend for no-carve pumpkins
Modge Podge Sealing Spray
Acrylic Paint Pens
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We love uncovering new DIY Halloween decorations ideas, so we’ve put together 31 of the easiest, no-carve fall projects. They’ll make your home look super stylish and artistic even if you aren’t! All you need are a few supplies and these totally foolproof tutorials.
1. DIY pun-kins via Studio DIY
Millennial pink, Gen Y yellow, call it what you want but the pastel hues of these pun-tastic pumpkins have us totally obsessed.
Acrylic Pastel Paints
2. Poisoned apple pumpkin via Cozy Reverie
Unleash your inner evil queen with this poisoned apple creation.
3. Chalkboard Pumpkins via Lovely Indeed
If the rest of your decor uses light colors, then these matt black chalkboard pumpkins are just the thing to set it off. If you’re hosting a party, you could even use these to label your Halloween drinks for your guests.
4. Disney Up pumpkin via A Pumpkin and a Princess
This Up inspired pumpkin is so cute, don’t forget to paste a picture of it into your adventure book when you’re done.
5. Mummy pumpkin via Making it Milk Free
These mummy pumpkins are cheap to make, and pretty-much disaster-proof if you find it hard to get a perfect finish. A family of different sized mummy pumpkins will look so adorable on your porch.
6. Word decorated pumpkin via Bliss Makes
Using ready-made wood lettering really speeds up this impressive-looking project up. We’re all in for the matte terracotta and mint color combo too.
Wooden Alphabet Letters
7. Sticker Pumpkin via At The Picket Fence
Stickers can save the day for every lazy DIY-er, so this is a brilliant last-minute project.
Alphabet Letter Stickers
8. Caramel pumpkin via Craft and Tell
This caramel apple looks so good, don’t be surprised if everyone wants to see if it’s real!
9. DIY lightbox pumpkin via Shrimp Salad Circus
If you love lightbox messages then you’ll be all about this unique, reusable idea.
10. Unicorn pumpkin via Fun Money Mom
Finding the perfect pumpkin project doesn’t have to be a ‘unicorn’: if ghosts and ghouls aren’t your thing and you have some time on your hands then try this artsy project out.
Complete the look with these spook-tacular signs
Trick or Treat 5ft Sign
Old Salem Inn Sign
Pumpkin Patch Sign
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