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.

Mummy See, Mummy Do

This Mummy Pumpkin from Changing My Destiny is probably the friendliest little monster you’ll ever see (Because c'mon—Who can resist those peek-a-boo googly eyes?). Learn more here.

photo: Changing My Destiny

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

— Abigail Matsumoto