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Today I am sharing 25 no carve pumpkin decorating ideas that are easy and fun! If you have ever found yourself asking, what can I use to decorate a pumpkin without carving, these pumpkin decorating tips will help you in no time!
Whether you are searching google for no carve pumpkin contest ideas, fall home decorating ideas with pumpkins or simply want a quick and easy way decorate your front door using pumpkins, these ideas will help get you started.
One of my favorite things to do early each autumn is drive to one of the nearby farms and load up the truck with pumpkins and gourds of all shapes, colors, and sizes.
Over the years, I’ve decided that I really don’t enjoy scooping out pumpkin guts and trying to carve faces with a slippery knife. Instead, I much prefer painting pumpkins!
No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
Pumpkins can be painted and embellished with sequins, buttons and faux fabric flowers as shown below. Personally, I love painted pumpkins as the possibilities are endless!
Cute as These Buttons Pumpkin at Mom 4 Real
Melted Crayon Pumpkin at The Swede Home
Midnight Lace Pumpkins at Honestly WTF
String Art Pumpkins from P.S. I Made This
DIY Glow in the Dark Pumpkins at I Love to Create
Happy Pastel Stenciled and Striped Pumpkins at Handmade Charlotte
Baker’s Twine Pumpkins at Crafts Unleashed
Superhero Pumpkins at Delicious by Dre
Washi Tape Pumpkins at Lil’ Luna
Sparkly Black Skeleton Pumpkin at ModPodge Rocks
Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Pumpkin at Casa Artalexia
Copper Herringbone Pumpkins at Lovely Indeed
Puffy Paint Pumpkins at A Beautiful Mess
Ikat Pumpkin Tutorial at The Peak of Tres Chic
Neon Patterned Pumpkins at For the Love Of
No carve pumpkin decorating ideas featuring metallic gold are perfect centerpiece ideas for a Fall tablescape.
Solid Gold Pumpkins at A Pumpkin and a Princess
Decoupage Photo Pumpkin at Sugar and Charm
Paper Flower Pumpkin at Baby Lovin’ Mama
Painted Pattern Pumpkins at Alisa Burke
Chalk Painted Pumpkins at Perfectly Imperfect
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Whether you are decorating a pumpkin for halloween or setting a sophisticated tablescape for a special dinner, no carve pumpkins can be a much cleaner and quicker alternative to the traditional, carved pumpkin method. If you use a faux pumpkin and store it property, it can be reused year after year. Be sure to check out our Fall decorating page for more decorating inspiration.
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