Put your pumpkin carving tools away this year. These no carve pumpkin ideas will inspire your creativity.
This collection of decorated pumpkins includes kid’s favorites and cute Autumn decor ideas all of which do not require carving. It’s all about Halloween crafting and Fall crafting to make your own home decor.
Use real pumpkins or dollar store pumpkins to make Autumn home decor that is cute, silly, or maybe even fashionable for your Autumn home.
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Decorating pumpkins without carving is nothing short of fun. Get the whole family involved. Kids will love making their own pumpkins like the Disney UP Pumpkin and the Frozen Elsa pumpkin below.
You get to play with glue, pom poms, glitter, sharpie markers, paint, fabric, craft paper, and lots of fun crafting supplies.
There are lots of ideas to decorate a pumpkin without carving it. I hope these ideas inspire you to be creative.
No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
Decorate pumpkins without carving in many different ways this Autumn. You can even repurpose a Halloween pumpkin into a Thanksgiving pumpkin or Christmas snowman. Let your creative pumpkin decorating begin with these DIY ideas.
DIY Disney UP Pumpkin – how to make a no-carve pumpkin inspired by the Disney Pixar movie UP. This easy pumpkin decorating idea is made by painting a pumpkin blue and adding pom poms in the shape of balloons.
Turn your leftover Autumn porch pumpkin into a Grinch pumpkin for Christmas.
Use these no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas to create fresh fun Pumpkin decor for your porch, foyer, or anywhere in your home this Autumn.
What to do with leftover Halloween pumpkins?
Scroll back up and see the ideas to turn your uncarved Halloween pumpkins into a Thanksgiving turkey pumpkin, a snowman pumpkin or a Grinch pumpkin. All of those are fun ideas.
Where to buy fake pumpkins to decorate
The most common faux pumpkin used in DIY Pumpkin decorating is those bright orange ones from Dollar Tree. They tend to disappear from the store quickly. Shop Dollar Tree online and pick it up in-store and have it delivered to your home.
Hobby Lobby always has pumpkins you can paint made of clay or paper mache.
How long do pumpkins stay good uncarved?
Depending on the weather where you live, uncarved pumpkins can last up to 2 or 3 months. My Pumpkin Snowman lasted from October until the end of December and was still good, showing no signs of decay when I disposed of them after Christmas. I’m in middle Georgia where we have mild weather during fall and into late December.