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9 Easy DIY No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

Skip the mess and go straight to the fun with these easy no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas! From pretty pastels to colorful confetti, these pumpkins are better than your average jack-o'-lantern.
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By: Mady Dahlstrom, Content Editor for Porch.com

Skip the mess and go straight to the fun with these easy no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas! From pretty pastels to colorful confetti, these pumpkins are better than your average jack-o'-lantern. Take a look at nine ways you can decorate your pumpkin without carving, brought to you by the Blogger Community at Porch.com!

1. Pastel Pun-kins

These pastel "pun-kins" are covered in puns and totally cute! For those of you who can't quite master the art of writing on pumpkins, this DIY project uses printables and tattoo paper to create these hilarious pumpkins!

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Image Credit: Studio DIY

2. Cactus Pumpkins

Dare to be different this Halloween by decorating your home with cactus pumpkins instead of your typical jack-o'-lantern! See how you can create these colorful cacti by following this simple two-step tutorial.

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Image Credit: Aww, Sam

3. Vintage Camper Pumpkins

Have an awkward shaped pumpkin this year? Turn it into a vintage trailer by painting the outside! See how these slightly lopsided pumpkins were transformed into adorable campers, here.

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Image Credit: Paint The Gown Red

4. Pumpkin Ice Cream Cones

Make this Halloween less scary and more sweet by DIY-ing these no-carve pumpkin ice cream cones! Get the how-to on these sprinkled cones, here.

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Image Credit: Sugar and Charm

5. Neon Paint Dipped Pumpkin

Think neon this year with these painted pumpkins that really pop! Find out how you can easily dip your pumpkins into bright neon by following this quick tutorial.

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Image Credit: A Night Owl Blog

6. Sugar Skulls

Add these festive sugar skull pumpkins to your collection of skull decorations this Halloween. Print the template and start painting to make your own!

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Image Credit: Brit + Co

7. Confetti Pumpkin

You would never guess that these sparkly confetti pumpkins are from the dollar store! DIY your own confetti pumpkins by checking out this simple tutorial.

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Image Credit: Madigan Made

8. Marbled Pumpkins

Planning on skipping the fright this Halloween? These pretty pastel marbled pumpkins are just what you need! Get the how-to on making these gorgeous marbled pumpkins, here.

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Image Credit: The Proper Blog

9. Party Animal Pumpkins

Bring the party to your pumpkins with these DIY party animal pumpkins. Create a zebra, elephant, and even a flamingo for darling pumpkins that will keep the party going all night long!

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Image Credit: Studio DIY

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