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Give your pumpkins a makeover with these easy no carve pumpkin decorating ideas.
Pumpkin decoration is an art that engages all age family members in selection of pumpkin and decorating a pumpkin without the mess of carving. Ranging from giant pumpkins for porch to small painted pumpkins for the tables, no-carve pumpkin decorations can charm your festivities by using DIY Halloween decor ideas. These are kid friendly, long-lasting than carved pumpkins, and the perfect ornament to welcome trick-or-treaters to your Halloween front porch.
Whether using real pumpkins or faux ones, no-carve decorative pumpkin ideas are best Halloween craft for kids and adults for home decor. There are tons of unique ideas for front door that use simple craft supplies like paint, paper, hot glue, and mod podge that are easily available at dollar store, making these Halloween decorating ideas affordable! Find budget-friendly and less time-consuming ideas to decorate large faux pumpkins, real mini pumpkins or even the small plastic pumpkins.
Use your favorite character, seasonal floral display, or even a different color like teal pumpkin or white pumpkin. If you’re not carving a traditional jack-o-lantern or spooky skull you can skip the orange. It is also a good idea to display a sign for food allergies, so they know they’ll find safe goodies at your place.
No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
Gold painted glass pumpkin jar from craftionary.
Styrofoam pumpkins from craftionary.
Painted Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
- Terracotta Pumpkin by WM Design House.
- Borax Crystal Pumpkins:
- Ombre Spiderweb Halloween decor by Plaid Online.
- Dollar tree No-carve pumpkin makeover:
- Acrylic paint pumpkins:
- The Starry Night pumpkin:
I admit replicating Van Gogh’s Starry Night on a Pumpkin can be a little tricky, but the results would be remarkable! Achieve this look by look.btwn.the.lines.
- No-Carve Scarecrow pumpkin decor:
- Audobon Pumpkin Painting:
These artistic masterpieces by sevenstreetmarket surely deserve recognition! The attention to detail on each bird is phenomenal!
- Moon Phase pumpkin painting by Homemade Banana.
- Gingham pumpkin decor by Club Crafted.
- Trailer Pumpkin decor by Club Crafted.
- Princess Dresses pumpkin decor by Mommy of a Princess.
- Rainbow Pumpkin Walkway:
- Rainbow hearts on pumpkins:
Use paint, SVG file, and pumpkin by Happiness is Homemade.
- Pink Marbled pumpkin decor:
Delineate your dwelling has perfect solution to convert cheap funnels into custom-marbled fall decor.
- Watercolor effect pumpkins:
- Gold Botanical patterns pumpkins by Lovely Indeed.
- Finger-painted pumpkins by Handmade Charlotte.
Easy Pumpkin Decor Ideas
- Decoupage Fall Leaves on a Pumpkin:
- Barbie pumpkins by Melanie Ferguson.
- Pumpkin Candlestand floral arrangement by diy decor babe.
- Get these Knitted Pumpkins by knitted pumpkins.
- Jack O Lantern Mantel Decorating Idea:
- Calligraphy on pumpkins by The Happy Ever Crafter.
- Pineapple pumpkin painting:
This adorable idea by All for the Memories features the use of spray paint, glitters, and felt sheets to turn a pumpkin into a pineapple!
- Floral Moon Pumpkin Display by The Merry Thought.
- Antelope Painted Pumpkin decor for Thanksgiving table by katiehermanart.
- Galaxy painted pumpkin decor by Color Made Happy.
- Poisoned apple pumpkin decor:
Want to reuse your old cutting board? Here is an excellent idea by Shopgigicustoms to achieve a poisoned apple look.
- No-Carve Jack Skellington pumpkin by Funny Money Mom.
- Floral napkin pumpkins:
- Sequin Halloween Pumpkin decor by Sugar and Cloth.
- Creepy cat-eye pumpkin by Paper and Stitch.
- Indigo Marble pumpkin Decorating using Nail Polish by Good Housekeeping.
- Princess Pumpkin Carriage by Pretty inspired decor.
- Cinderella Pumpkin decor by The Farm Girl Gabs. Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo!
Trendy No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
- Dough pumpkins:
Looking for a mess-free pumpkin decor idea? Doughstraction has a creative solution to prepare a sourdough pumpkin decor item that will only last for a day! The decoration will be consumed at the feast!
- Mickey and Minne mouse pumpkin decor by 1 Minute Recipe and Craft Videos.
- No-carve witch pumpkin by CraftKlatch.
- Harry Potter pumpkin painting by Fun Money Mom.
- Herringbone Mini pumpkins:
- Acrylic pour pumpkin idea by Mix Media Girl.
- 5 minutes pumpkin painting by Macy.blackwell.
- Copper Leaves Pumpkin:
- M&Ms pumpkins decor by Crafty Mornings.
- Hot air balloon pumpkin by Camille Cuento Flemate.
- Frankenstein pumpkins by Crafty Mommy.
- Different smiles pumpkins by The Jay and Kevin Show.
- Fashionista pumpkin: White paint with red lips, this pumpkin by Sarahlevey.
- No-Carve leaves pumpkin decor by Hearth and Divine.
- Gumball Machine Pumpkin by Make It Your Own.
- Geometric pumpkin painting:
Paint small and large pumpkins like Kailochic using bright colors and geometric shapes to create a captivating display this fall!
- Seasonal Style Pumpkin display:
Use colorful dried flowers to create a country-inspired seasonal meadow display by JPS Life and Loves.
- Leopard pumpkins:
Simple Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
- Monogram White Pumpkin by Makers Gonna Learn.
- Metal pumpkin topiary Halloween decor by DIY Karem using metal wire, small faux pumpkins, and faux flowers.
- Fabric leaves pumpkin decoration by Plaid Crafts.
- Cat Mini pumpkins:
Use mini pumpkins, black and pink felt, bottoms, and straws for crafting these endearing cats by Frugal Fun for Boys.
- Maps pumpkin decor:
- Mummy Mickey Pumpkin:
This idea requires muslin fabric, toothpicks, and googly eyes with one big and two small-sized pumpkins by As the Bunny Hoops.
- Doily pumpkins by Down Redbud Drive.
- No-carve spider pumpkin by Oliver’s Pumpkins.
- $2 Ribbon Wrapped Mini Foam Pumpkin by Tammy Peckham.
- Fabric-covered pumpkin decor by Trendy Tree.
- Baby Shark Pumpkin using reusable Baby Shark picks.
- Buttons covered candy corn Pumpkin by Country Living.
- Zentangle pumpkin decor by Crazy Inspired Life.
- DIY Confetti Pumpkin by Mod Podge Rocks.
- Velvet Glam Pumpkin:
Use velvet, faux feathers, and bling wrap embellishment to achieve this look by Totally Dazzled.
- Glitter pumpkins by Made With Happy.
- T-Rex egg-hatching pumpkin:
Tifanie Leckemby curated this idea for her son using toy dinosaur for a school contest.
No Carve Pumpkin Ideas to do with Family
- Winnie the Pooh pumpkin by Mickey Blog.
- Henna Mandala Pumpkin by Halifaxhenna.
- Trools pumpkins:
Jamiesondiaries uses spray paint, felt paper, and tissue fabric to craft these happy trolls’ pumpkin decorations.
- Haunted Fairy House Pumpkin:
- DIY Fall Marquee Pumpkins:
- Pumpkin decoration with pieces of Nature by Little Pine Learners.
- Textured Fall Pumpkins:
- Chinese porcelain art pumpkin decorating technique by The Navage Patch using floral scrapbook paper and mod podge.
- Easy No-Carve Googly Eyes Pumpkin by It All Started with Paint.
- Puppy pumpkin transformation by Hound Hugger DIY.
- Woodland pumpkins by Abbi Kirsten Gillespie.
- DIY Dollar Store Daisy pumpkin by Prudent Penny Pinche.
- Black and Gold Confetti Pumpkin by Homedit.
- Chunky Knit Yarn Covered Pumpkins by Noting Grace.
- Lashes and Stache’s pumpkins by Parents.
Author: Nageen Sohail