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The Best Halloween Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

You can use your imagination and creativity and transform your pumpkin into a masterpiece. These easy, no-carve Halloween pumpkin ideas are definitely going to impress your children and guests.

Here are the best 10 Halloween pumpkin decorating ideas for whole family fun.

Smashing Pumpkins


Take your kids with you to pick out the perfect pumpkins and let the pumpkin fun begin. Use your arts skills and crafts supplies and create anything you want from traditional or glam to naughty or nice. Your bounds are limitless to have the best front porch on the block!

Polka-Dot Pumpkin


This polka-dot pumpkin is very easy to make. All you need for this technique are colorful gems or glue dots and craft glue. Place the glue random on several spots of the pumpkin and then stick the gems and dots for a beautiful pumpkin makeover.

Crystal Pumpkins


These design pumpkins are really sweet and easy to make. Place a thin layer of glue all over the pumpkin and then roll it in coarse or fine sugar crystals to create the sparkle look.

Ghostly Gourds


To create these ghostly gourds, you will need different sizes of butternut squash. Paint them with white color or light blue. Then, use grey and black paint for the eyes of the ghosts. Finally, dress up your pumpkins with quirky glasses and interesting hats, or some fun accessories you can find.


Pumpkin Black Spider


To make a scary little spider, you will need a baby pumpkin. Paint the mini pumpkin with black, and then glue on black chenille stem legs and googly eyes. Make the mouth from white craft foam.

Old Granny Gourd


Decorate your pumpkin to look like a funny old grandma. You’ll need a fringe lampshade for hat, old reading glasses on her stem nose, and costume brooches or buttons or for eyes and earrings.

Patterned Pumpkins


Paint your pumpkins in a fun multicolored twist. Add squares of paper using double-stick tape, and then cover up the pumpkin in the paint color you have chosen. When the paint is dry, remove the paper.

Pumpkin Little Witch


Make a little pumpkin witch for welcome. Put the pumpkin on its side to have the perfect crooked nose. Add a tall black hat and colored paper stripes for hair. Add a decorated paper mask and paint a wicked smile to complete the look of the pumpkin little witch.


Funny Painted Pumpkins


Let your kids come up with interesting ideas of painting funny faces to their gourds. Let them use their creativity to create some unique funny painted pumpkins designs.

Pumpkin Creepy Silhouettes


To create this creepy silhouettes, first color up the pumpkins with white paint and let it dry. Then, glue on a Halloweenstencil and use black paint to create the creepy silhouettes.