This Halloween, just say no to the usual pumpkin-carving chaos! We’ve searched high and low for the best pumpkin decorating ideas that trade stringy seeds for fun and festive designs. From pumpkins that channel Olaf and Pikachu to ones that let kids get creative with confetti, click through our album for DIY ideas the whole family will love.

Confetti Cool

Who couldn’t use more confetti in their life? We can’t get enough of these Confetti Pumpkins from Cloudy Day Gray. They’re fun, festive, and easy to pull off—not to mention, a great way to spice up plain ol’ white pumpkins. Learn more here.

photo: Cloudy Day Gray

  • Confetti Cool
  • Double Scoop Fun
  • Pikachu Pal
  • Say Hi to Cacti
  • Olaf Homage
  • Junk-o-Lantern
  • Party Animals
  • Mr. Pumpkin Head
  • Mummy See, Mummy Do
  • Hilarious Hats & Mustaches
  • The Eyes Have It
  • Paint It Up

What’s your favorite no-carve way to decorate a pumpkin? Share it with us in the Comments below!

— Abigail Matsumoto