A festive pumpkin is pretty much a Halloween requirement, but you know what isn’t? Slimy pumpkin guts, stringy seeds, and the chaos of cutting tools. That’s why we’re treating you to a roundup of pumpkin decorating tricks that are no-carve and all-fun. Click through our album for DIY pumpkins you can make with the family.

Paint Drip Pumpkin

Need to get your pumpkin decorated ASAP? This is an awesome last-minute idea from A Girl Named PJ and will be a messy hit with your creative kid. Get more info here.

  • Paint Drip Pumpkin
  • Googly Eye Pumpkin
  • Hat and Mustache Pumpkins 2
  • Mummy Pumpkin
  • Football Fan Pumpkin
  • Glamorous Lady Pumpkin
  • Ninja Turtle Pumpkin
  • Spider Web Pumpkin
  • Pastel Pumpkins
  • Angry Birds Pumpkin
  • Sugar Skull Pumpkin
  • Mr. Potato Head Pumpkin
  • Sprinkled Donut Pumpkin
  • Duct Tape Frank Pumpkin

What is your favorite way to decorate a pumpkin? Share it with us in the Comments below!

— Abigail Matsumoto