If you really don't want to get the knives out to make a traditional jack-o-lantern, there are so many fabulous no carve pumpkins to inspire you. Get crafty and go mad. Use your imagination or just copy some of these no carve pumpkins. Your neighbors, kids and friends will be seriously impressed.
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1 Boo Pumpkin
I'm still wondering where to get those lovely letters from but this is such a stylish no carve pumpkin.
2 Glow in the Dark
Make a template, grab a can of spray paint and you're good to go.
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The resource says this is rhinestones but I was thinking you could do it with tacks. Draw the lines and stick the tacks in.
4 Pumpkin Meets the Mummy
Some goggly eyes and some crepe bandage is all you need.
5 Cats and Bats
Turn your pumpkin into a work of animal art.
6 Cookie Monster
A fun paint job.
7 Light It up
Use them indoors or out.
8 Black and White
Use chalkboard paint and chalk and you can change up your motifs as often as you like.
9 Monogrammed Pumpkin
This would be fun even without the initial.
10 Grumpy Cat
Upset the neighborhood dogs!
Do this for your house number instead.
12 Flying Bats
Paint your pumpkin, cut out some paper bats and get
13 Mr. & Mrs
Well - at least you made an effort to do something!
14 Decoupage Photo
Use photocopies of photos. It's easier and you won't waste your precious photos.
15 Multiple Patterns
Just go with whatever flows through your mind.
16 Kitty Kat
This is a cute pair that takes little effort.
Halloween calls for a scary paint job.
18 Doily Pumpkin
I said these no carve pumpkins were inspiration. As I sat here looking at this I thought about spray painting it and then removing the doilies. How cool an effect would that be?
19 The Penguin Pumpkin
Rather an untraditional symbol to use for Halloween but he's so cute, so why not?
20 Monsters Inc
Monsters are just perfect for Halloween.
21 Bling Pumpkin
There's a few ways to achieve the effect once you've sprayed your pumpkin gold - horn buttons, mother of pearl buttons, sequins ...
22 Mr. Pumpkin Man
You'll have to raid the kid's Mr. Potato Head for this.
23 Lacy Pumpkins
Cut out tissue paper shapes and stick on with Modge Podge.
24 All That Glisters is Not Gold
Spray in funky colors and sprinkle with glitter.
25 Leaf Decoupage
Perfect for the season. Use gorgeous fall leaves.
Go to town with ribbon. I love the rick-rack ribbon.
27 Owl Pumpkin
Cupcake cases? Who'd have thought?
28 Pumpkin Faces
Some no carve pumpkins are just so easy peasy.
29 Stockings Pumpkins
Aren't some people just creative? Who would have ever thought of putting a pumpkin in a patterned stocking? It's fab.
30 Edgy Chic Pumpkins
Gold stickers and studs look great on black.
31 Minion Pumpkins
These will make the kids smile.
32 Black and White Stripes
Oh so chic!
33 Candy Corn Pumpkin Decor
When's a pumpkin not a pumpkin.? When it's candy corn.
34 No Carve Pumpkins
Two clever ideas. The spider one is painted and then wrapped in tulle to represent the web. The ghost shape is created with thumb tacks.
35 Neon Paint Dipped Pumpkins
Who says Halloween has to be dark and dismal? These will liven things up.
36 Batty Bats
These won't get in your hair.
37 Witch Hat
Make the hat from papier-mâché or buy one.
38 Button Covered
Go with orange or completely change color scheme.
39 Flower Ball
Silk flowers are so realistic and they'll last forever.
40 Crayon Dip
Oh this is so funky! Love it. Stick the wax crayons onto the pumpkin, then melt them with a hairdryer.
41 Pumpkin People
Make a family or a whole clan.
42 Button Boo
It's so easy to spell out spooky words in buttons.
43 The Pumpkin Spider
Some no carve pumpkin ideas are beyond simple.
44 Googly Eyes and Spider Webs
No need to get messy and covered in seeds when you go for no carve pumpkins.
45 Paint It Black (or Gold ...)
Write your own greeting.
46 The Sweater Pumpkin
Can't be bothered with real pumpkins at all? Raid the thrift shop for sweaters in fall colors.
47 Hello Kitty
There's no doubt Hello Kitty is a cat, is there?
Hello Kitty is Somehow Not Actually a Cat ... @Lyndsie
48 Silver Boo
Glam it up!
After seeing all these fabulous no carve pumpkins I really wish we made more of a splash about Halloween in the UK. It's such a fun holiday I think we're missing out on. Are you going to be carving or not carving this year?
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