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Top 10 No-Carve Pumpkins On the Web

These gorgeous painted pumpkins will help you step up your game and have a chic, not spooky, Halloween. We also love the sparkly pumpkins we found with this particular crop of no-carve pumpkins, check them out here.
10/06/2015 01:44pm ET | Updated December 6, 2017
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by Victoria Reitano for This Old House's The Snug

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We're obsessed with pumpkins over at The Snug these days... especially no-carve pumpkins. The best part about no-carve pumpkins is that you can make them last all October (if they're real) and from year-to-year (if they're decorating pumpkins). We've rounded up the 10 best no-carve pumpkin projects on the Web (looking at you, Instagram) and we're bringing them to you!

Step Up Your Game With Painted Pumpkins

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These gorgeous painted pumpkins will help you step up your game and have a chic, not spooky, Halloween. We also love the sparkly pumpkins we found with this particular crop of no-carve pumpkins, check them out here.

Cinco de Halloween

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This decoupage pumpkin should inspire all sorts of bright and cheery Halloween ideas. Start with a white craft pumpkin and the possibilities are endless!

Gilt Chalk Paint Foam Pumpkins

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So shiny! We love these pretty, pretty pumpkins and want you to, too! Try them out for yourself here.

Ombre Trio Pumpkins

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The mini-pumpkins are so cute! You can do so many things with them and they do last a bit longer (craft pumpkins also come in this size). Check these ombre pumpkins out and get inspired to create your own color scheme (and share it with us on @TheSnugOnline on Instagram).

Brushstroke Pumpkins

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Super simple and super chic, we love this no-carve brushstroke pumpkin trio from The Merrythought.

Melted Crayon Pumpkin

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This is one of the most popular posts on The Snug right now. This no-carve melted crayon pumpkin only requires three "ingredients:" a pumpkin, crayons, and a blow dryer. The color possibilities are endless.

Pretty Painted Pumpkins

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These pumpkins are gorgeous and, even though they are craft pumpkins, they look incredibly real! All it takes is some wax and paint.

Hipster Pumpkins and More on Instagram

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We did this round-up of some of the most creative pumpkins on Instagram and craft pumpkins take the cake again! See our favorites here.

Sequin Pumpkin

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This sequin pumpkin is adorable and kid-friendly. We have 13 more no-carve pumpkins (including one with thumbtacks!) right here.

Mason Jar Lid Pumpkin

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Ok, so this one isn't a craft pumpkin but it IS incredibly clever. Check out the tutorial on The Snug.

For more pumpkin madness, we've got a whole Pumpkin Channel right on The Snug. We also have a bunch of PSL-inspired treats on #FoodsBeforeDudes, so you might want to check that out too.