19 No Carve Pumpkin Ideas
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.
No carve Pumpkin Spice Latte Pumpkin
A cute Pumpkin Spice Latte painted pumpkin. Found on Pinterest. Use your imagination to paint your own no carve pumpkin.
Pumpkins painted to look like M&M candies. Super cute no carve pumpkin idea to decorate your porch steps.
DIY Disney UP Pumpkin
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.
How to paint a pumpkin to look like a baseball.
Chalkboard Word Find Pumpkin
DIY chalkboard word find pumpkin. Paint a pumpkin with chalkboard paint and add letters to create your own word find pumpkin.
DIY Frozen Elsa Pumpkin
Make a Frozen Elsa pumpkin this autumn using a faux pumpkin, glitter, glue, rhinestones, and a tiara.
Hand Sketched Sharpie Pumpkins
A unique Halloween pumpkin decorating project using sharpie markers. You will love these elegant black and white pumpkins.
Pumpkin scarecrow topiary porch decoration for Fall.
Easy Leopard Painted Pumpkin
I’m sharing these fun DIY painted pumpkins with this fabulous leopard pumpkin that is the star of her trio.
How to Make a Witch Pumpkin (Halloween Craft)
This is a really easy pumpkin craft! Just hot glue the face and hair to the pumpkin. Then do the same with the hat.
Enchanted Gold and Black Beaded Pumpkins
Let me show you how to create gold and black beaded pumpkins to create the perfect not too scary entryway.
How To Make A Pumpkin Snowman
Pumpkin Turkey Thanksgiving Craft for Kids
We used some mini pumpkins we had leftover from Halloween, and some fall leaves to make these cute little pumpkin turkeys.
Mrs. Potts Pumpkin!
Mrs Potts no carve pumpkin idea. Make a Disney Mrs. Potts pumpkin with paint, paper, and glue.
Skip the knife, save a pumpkin!
How to paint pumpkins to create a cute mini pumpkin patch. Decorate your pumpkins with chalk paint and stencils for cute fall home decor.
Harry Potter Pumpkin For Halloween
This Harry Potter pumpkin is the perfect Halloween craft for little Hogwarts fans! You just need a pumpkin, a little paint and some markers and you’ve got the perfect no-carve pumpkin for fall!
Halloween Trunk or Treat Fun with Awesome Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
Make a super cute Finding Nemo pumpkin with candy corn, glue and toy fish.
Black Cat Pumpkin
Make a friendly Black Cat Pumpkin to greet Trick or Treaters on Halloween.
Make Your Pumpkin into a Grinch Head
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.
The black and gold beaded pumpkins above came from Oriental Trading which often offers free shipping with no minimum purchase.
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.
More Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
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