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.

Pikachu Pal

Whether your kids are big-time Pokemon Go fans or you’re feeling a bit of '90s nostalgia, you’re going to want to check out this Pikachu Pumpkin from In the Playroom. The best part is that this friendly pumpkin doesn’t require any special artistic talents. Learn more here.

photo: In the Playroom

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

— Abigail Matsumoto