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11 Creative Ways To Decorate A Pumpkin – Without Carving!

With fall approaching, you may want to know some creative ways to decorate a pumpkin. And you may not want to carve it. After all, pumpkin pulp is smelly, messy, and a total hassle. Knives tend to not be a good plan with kiddos either, so traditional carving is not always the way to go. And that's okay! There are plenty of alternatives for pumpkin decorating that you can get in on. Do you live for DIY's? Are crafts something you crave? Do you feel like pumpkins are a great canvas for artistic expression? If you said "yes" to any one of those questions, this list is for you. There are so many fun ways to decorate a pumpkin without requiring a knife, scooper, or yucky pumpkin guts. Pumpkins were meant for more than JUST carving. They are perfect, (most times) orange vessels for your wildest creativity. They can be decorated in a multitude of ways. The closer to fall and Halloween we get, the more we need to prepare for how we intend to dress up the pumpkins we've picked from the patch. Take this list as your inspiration for creation. Here are 11 creative ways to decorate a pumpkin without carving: