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Make your own pumpkin decorations without carving for Halloween with these easy, colorful craft ideas!

Nothing goes better with Halloween than a classic jack-‘o-lantern. But if you’re looking to up your Halloween game this year, you might want to consider a few options that don’t involve carving a pumpkin. There are plenty of cool stencils you can use to create fun and unique crafts, but you can make pumpkin decorations yourself quickly and easily without carving and add a colorful and festive flair to your family and friends! The possibilities are endless! Here we show you some interesting ideas!

Make skeleton pumpkin as a decoration for Halloween

Stack a few pumpkins on top of each other after removing the stem from the bottom pumpkin

This creepy little guy is sure to keep the monsters at bay. Stack two pumpkins on top of each other after removing the stem from the bottom pumpkin. Spray both with white paint and paint on black circles and ovals to create a skeleton face and bones.

Pumpkin Deco Without Carving: Masked pumpkins

Pumpkin decorations without carving masked - make your own pumpkins for Halloween

Prepare your pumpkins for a spooky masquerade ball. Simply place different masks around the circumference of any pumpkin and hold them in place with pins. The result is a pumpkin gang ready for their Halloween close-up.

Create washi tape crafts

If you have a dented pumpkin, you can solve your problems with washi tape

If you have a dented pumpkin or want to jazz up a dull plastic pumpkin, you can solve your problems with washi tape. All you have to do is wrap the patterned tape around the pumpkin, fill in all the gaps and spaces, and seal it with a layer of Mod Podge.

Studded pumpkins are on trend

Make pumpkin decorations without carving yourself for Halloween with these easy, colorful craft ideas


Impress your party guests with some trendy studded pumpkins. Use hot glue to attach the gold studs, or buy ones with prongs that you can easily stick into the pumpkins.

Craft animals with kids from natural materials

Hot glue leaves onto your pumpkins to create these cute animals

Say hello to our little friends! Gather acorns, sunflower seeds, dried leaves, toothpicks and some nuts. Then glue them to your pumpkins with hot glue to create these cute animals.

Pressed flower pumpkins

Give your decoration the most beautiful upgrade with such a design


Give your decorations the most beautiful upgrade with a design like this. Paint a small area with Modge Podge on the surface of the pumpkin , big enough for your flower or leaf. Using tweezers, carefully place the flower on the Modge Podge. Then use the brush with a little Modge Podge to smooth out the petals of the flower/leaf. Let it dry completely and repeat the process over the entire surface of the pumpkin. Once dry, apply one or two more coats of Modge Podge to the flowers and leaves to seal them. Allow to dry for several hours to cure completely.

Pumpkin decorating without carving: Lace Crafts

Add a classy touch to your Halloween decorations by wrapping your pumpkins with lace

Add a classy touch to your Halloween decorations by wrapping your pumpkins with lace. To do this, cut off the waistband of a stocking so that only the two legs remain. Then cut off the lace on each leg. Depending on the size of your pumpkin, cut them into smaller pieces. Now tie a rubber band around one end of the cut stocking. Stretch the fabric around the pumpkin , leaving out the top stem (you can use a pin to secure the part wrapped with the rubber band to the bottom of the pumpkin).

The tighter you stretch the fabric, the larger the lace pattern will appear. Then use a second elastic band to wrap the top of the stocking around the stem and trim off the excess material. Finally, tie a decorative ribbon around the stem to hide the elastic.

Crayon drip pumpkin craft for Halloween.

To create this look, remove the paper wrapper from the crayons and break them into small pieces

To create this look, simply remove the paper wrapper from the crayons and break the crayons into small pieces (or use scraps from an old paint set). Place the crayons one at a time near the pumpkin stem and melt them with a hair dryer over low heat. As they begin to melt, you can move the pumpkin to control the drips. Repeat around the entire pumpkin and allow to dry completely.

Spa pumpkin for a fun flair.

МSimply paint a face mask on a pumpkin, leaving space for the nose and mouth

Even pumpkins can use a little time to themselves, right? For this spa pumpkin face, simply paint a “face mask” on a real or faux pumpkin, leaving room for the nose and mouth. Let it dry completely. Pull a decorative shower cap onto the “head” and pin it in place. For the cucumber eyes, simply print out pictures of cucumbers from the internet and glue them on.

Spider web decoration is a classic of the genre.

Use long strips of tape to create a mesh pattern

Use long strips of tape to create a web pattern on a pumpkin. Then use spray paint to make light, even strokes all over the surface, let dry completely, and apply more coats as needed. Once the paint is completely dry, carefully peel off the tape. Finally, glue on a fake spider!

Cheerful pom pom pumpkin for the kids.

Pumpkin decorations without carving - You can't get more fun than colorful puffy balls.

It doesn’t get more fun than colorful pom-pom balls! Attach them in rows or groups with hot glue – and it’s best to start with a brightly painted pumpkin to really show off your craft.

Quick flower pumpkin for the ladies

Pumpkin decoration without carving - Stick temporary tattoos on your white pumpkin

Stick temporary tattoos on your white pumpkin just as you would on your skin. Connect a ring of select flowers for that botanical look.

Create bat crafts.

Create bat crafts - easy and fun ideas

Here’s a crazy idea: cut a 5-inch piece of black satin ribbon. Tie a loose knot in the middle and then cut the ends to look like wings. This will give you bats. Fasten with sewing needles.