If you’re looking for some creative Halloween pumpkin decorating ideas that don’t involve carving then look no further. These no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas are sure to show of your creative pumpkin skills without the added mess and risk associated with carving. As an added bonus, not carving your pumpkins makes them last longer.
Halloween isn’t really Halloween unless there’s a pumpkin involved in some decorative way. For some of us, it’s a time to panic; not because of the ghosts and ghouls but the added pressure and dread of carving a pumpkin.
Not everyone is comfortable around knives and the risks it presents especially around kids.
Luckily, carving isn’t the only way to transform an ordinary pumpkin into the ultimate Halloween decoration. You can have great looking Halloween pumpkins without having to carve a thing.
Here are some fresh ideas for decorating pumpkins without carving that are sure to inspire you. Have fun and enjoy trying out these creative pumpkin decorating ideas with your friends, family or class.
Before you start designing your pumpkins it would be beneficial to first of all find out how to paint your pumpkin the right way. You could always buy an already painted pumpkin or settle for the artificial ones – some of which are featured in this collection.
Some of them are so easy that it’s almost criminal. Like No 8 where all you have to do is cut a balloon and wear it over your pumpkin. It doesn’t get any easier than that.
A favorite of mine is the Succulent Pumpkin which adopts a very earthy approach to pumpkin decorations without the need to use glue. A long lasting method that makes it last up to 9 months.
There’s a generous selection of no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas here to choose from and build upon to match your taste and style. You can also find some more Halloween crafts and food ideas for kids.
1. Shrimp Salad Circus
2. PMQ for Two
3. Dream a Little Bigger
4. Aww Sam
5. The Succulent Eclectic
6. Lovely Indeed
7. Home Yohmy
8. Chasing Saturdays
9. Paper & Stitch
10. Designing Vibes
11. A Little Craft in Your Day
12. Projects With Kids
13. Fun Money Mom
14. Dream a Little Bigger