I always see so many creative and gorgeous pumpkin decorating ideas on Pinterest each fall. I promise myself that THIS is the year I’m going to decorate for Halloween. Then before I know it, it’s already Thanksgiving and I’m panicking to ensure I get my Christmas decorations up in time.
Although I will not be CARVING pumpkins this year, I WILL make sure to decorate.
I found my top 10 favorite ideas for decorating pumpkins, big or small, with no carving required. That makes these incredibly easy with virtually no mess. For me that means NO excuse not to get in the Halloween spirit this year.
1 Copper Herringbone
No need to draw perfectly straight lines, as this herringbone design looks great no matter what your skill level!
Source: Lovely Indeed
Some acrylic paint transforms these mini pumpkins in to delicious donuts!
Source: Studio DIY
3 Tragic Ice Cream Cone
Incorporate a little humor in to your DIY pumpkin designs.
Source: Martha Stewart
4 Gold Confetti
Just the right amount of glitz and glam! Perfect for a contemporary space.
Source: Homey Oh My!
5 Nail Polish Marble
Pumpkins & nail polish?! Who would have thought?
6 Chalkboard Menus
Not just for Halloween … a surprising way to showcase pumpkins all the way to Thanksgiving!
Source: Better Recipes
7 Modge Podge Confetti
Modge Podge is your best friend when decorating pumpkins.
Source: Cloudy Day Gray
8 Sequin Polka Dot
Sequins is back! And it’s a perfect idea for pumpkins.
Source: Sugar and Cloth
9 Bats Flying Across a Pumpkin
Perfect decoration to your spooky Halloween party.
Source: It All Started With Paint
10 Painted Jewels
You’ve finally got a REAL use for puffy paint!
Source: A Beautiful Mess
No more excuses to skip the pumpkins this Halloween!