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.

Double Scoop Fun

I scream, you scream, we all scream for…Ice Cream Cone Pumpkins, courtesy of Sugar and Charm. We love how this super sweet idea can be customized to your little one’s fave ice cream flavor. Plus, it’ll be the most unique pumpkin on the block! Learn more here.

photo: Sugar and Charm

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

— Abigail Matsumoto