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.

Hilarious Hats & Mustaches

Start raiding your dress up bin, because Jane Can has a cool idea for Hat and Mustache Pumpkins that are ultra-cute and ultra-easy to make. Hit up Target for some stick-on mustaches and you're all set! Learn more here.

photo: Jane Can

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

— Abigail Matsumoto