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Last Updated on September 14, 2022

Get ready for fall with these stylish and adorable no-carve pumpkin ideas. They will make things feel festive inside or outside your home!

I don't go crazy decorating for fall or Halloween, but we do put out some pumpkins and display some fall printables to our home! They instantly make your home feel festive! But I'll be frank… I don't enjoy pumpkin carving all that much. It's messy and kind of gross, right?! I figure I can't be the only one who feels that way, so I have rounded up some awesome no-carve pumpkin DIYs for you! These are all fun and many can be used inside or outside. Enjoy getting your home ready for fall with these no carve pumpkin ideas!

No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

Gingham Painted Pumpkin by Dimples and Tangles. These fun gingham-painted pumpkins are one of my favorite no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas! They are as simple as they are cute.

no carve gingham painted pumpkin

Copper Foil Pumpkins by Style Me Pretty Living. Adding a metallic elevates your decor. The copper foil on these bright pumpkins brings a fancy factor to these no-carve pumpkins.

no carve pumpkin idea copper foil pumpkins

Paint Dipped Pumpkin Tutorial from Erin Spain.  I'm loving this paint-dipped pumpkin tutorial from my friend Erin. It's modern, GORGEOUS and far less messy than carving!

paint dipped color block pumpkin

String Art Pumpkins from Houseologie. How fun and creative are these DIY string art pumpkins by my friend LeighAnne?! I absolutely love them!

string art pumpkin

Melted Crayon Pumpkin from Heathered Nest. As soon as I saw this, it made my color-loving heart just a little bit happier! This melted crayon pumpkin by my friend Heather is AH-MAZING and is one of my favorite cute pumpkin ideas of all time. Best of all, she has an awesome video that shows you exactly how to make your own.

melted crayon pumpkin

Pumpkin Etching With A Dremel from Ashley Phipps. My friend Ashley etched her pumpkin using a Dremel. I love the cool effect! Now I may whip out my Dremel and give it a go!

dremel cut pumpkin with spider web

Unique Ways to Decorate Pumpkins from Sincerely Sara D. Be still my beating heart!  My friend Sarah has come up with 3 incredibly unique and adorable ways to decorate pumpkins and shared all 3 of her cute pumpkin ideas in a single post.  She's awesome!  I can't decide which method is my favorite, but I definitely want to try them all, especially the tissue paper one!

unique no carve DIY pumpkins

Rainbow Pumpkin Entry by The House That Lars Built. This is my favorite no-carve pumpkin ideas I've ever seen! Tired of orange pumpkins? Paint them solid colors! This high-impact entryway is perfect for a color enthusiast who wants to keep it traditional but add a fun twist.

rainbow pumpkins on porch

DIY Peppy Pumpkins by Delineate Your Dwelling. How FUN and HAPPY are these colorful pumpkins by my friend Amy?! I love them (and how easy they are to DIY)!

brightly colored faux pumpkins

Graphic Painted Pumpkins by Oh Me Oh My. Go bold and modern with fun graphics and black and white accents. Add in a pop of gold and enjoy instant fresh fall decor. You could add these painted pumpkins to a mantel or create a fall tablescape with them!

DIY Fall decor modern graphic pumpkins

Gold Splatter Pumpkins by A Kailo Chic Life. Dress up colorful pumpkins with gold splatter paint and metallic stems! Then sprinkle them wherever you want to add some fall decor in your home! They would be adorable on a mantel or on an entryway table.

splatter painted pumpkins

DIY Gold Leaf Dipped Pumpkin Tutorial by Erin Spain. One of my favorite cute pumpkin ideas is this asymmetrical gold leaf pumpkin by my friend Erin.  I love how chic and simple this is.

gold leaf no carve pumpkin

Striped Pumpkins Inspired by Classic Cabin-Chic Blankets by Heathered Nest. I love this colorful and unique no-carve pumpkin idea by my friend Heather! They really do look like vintage striped blankets!

I hope you are feeling inspired by all of these amazing no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas. I know I am! Be sure to pin your favorites so you can find them again later :)

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  1. Sara says:

    Thanks for including my pumpkins in this fun roundup! There are so many great ideas!

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