Steal These 3 No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas!
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These 3 no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas are inexpensive and easy for any age!
Pump-can’t with the messy carving this year? 🎃 Try these no-carve methods instead!
As cute as the classic tradition of carving a jack-o-lantern is, sometimes the mess isn’t worth the reward – not to mention the few days the pumpkin lasts before it rots, compared to the painstaking time you put into it. 😪
This Halloween, skip the mess and try these no-carve methods instead. Even better, some of the ideas below require just ONE material that you may already have at home, making these ideas totally inexpensive! And they’re safe for kids too!
Check out these three creative pumpkin decorating ideas:
1. Fingerprint ghosts (or pumpkins) are a cute option for littles.
Have some acrylic paint lying around? You (or the kiddos) can do this no-carve pumpkin decorating idea in just a few minutes!
And how sweet is it to use their cute little fingerprints?
2. A thumbtack pumpkin can look so fancy with minimal effort!
I thought I was sold on the fingerprint idea from previous years, but this thumbtack no-carve decorating idea was actually my favorite this year (& my kids’ too)! There was something so oddly satisfying about pushing the tacks into the pumpkins and I think they turned out SO pretty.
This spiral design was so easy and great for multiple hands to work on at once!
3. It doesn’t get any easier than turning your pumpkin sideways. 😆
Who would’ve thought simply turning a pumpkin sideways would make for some pretty good laughs? If you have a witch hat stashed in your Halloween decor box, some googly eyes, or whatever random fall-themed items you have in the garage, plus some paint, you can make these hilarious pumpkins for next to nothing! 💵
Here are some ideas for creating a pumpkin nose using the stem:
DIY NO CARVE PUMPKIN DECORATING IDEASPrint
Here’s a bonus tip if you want to keep your no carve pumpkins…
Use a faux pumpkin to create a keepsake you can display over the years!
These no-carve ideas were so easy & safe to create with my kids!
I cannot believe how quick, easy, and non-messy these decorating ideas were. Plus, there was no cutting required as a potential risk for little fingers. My kids asked to do the thumbtack idea again (with their own designs this time 😉) so I think we might be scooping up some faux ones to display in the future.
Looking for REAL pumpkins in your area?
Many of my local grocery stores had not released pumpkins yet, but I found these inexpensive real pumpkins at ALDI! If you have an ALDI nearby, check there first for the best price!
There are hundreds of no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas out there, but many of them require tons of gluing, glitter, craft supplies, etc!
If you’re looking for minimal effort no-carve ideas, but with a CUTE result, these can be done in minutes! 🧡 We’d love to see what you create!
Don’t miss out on the trend! –> Try the DIY ghost painting with thrift store finds!