7 DIY No Carve Pumpkins

Lynn Lilly
by Lynn Lilly
4 Materials
30 Minutes
For the last few years we have had super hot Halloween's in Atlanta and trying to carve a pumpkin and make it last for over a week in 80+ degree weather is almost impossible. Since our Halloween heat waves have started I have been resorting to creative no-carve pumpkin ideas that are great for the whole family!
Check out these 7 different no-carve pumpkins. Which ones fits your personality? (PS- these work on faux and real pumpkins)
Unicorn Pumpkin: I made this magical pumpkin using paper flowers, gold floral sprigs, foam, a little pink acrylic paint, gold sparkle cardstock, felt and hot glue! Video tutorial is at the end of the post!
Boo Newspaper Pumpkin: Grab last Sunday's paper, Mod Podge, stickers letters, ribbon and faux spiders. Coat the pumpkin with Mod Podge and add pieces of newspaper. Smooth with your fingers. Once the pumpkin is dry add the spooky message of your choice and decorate! 
Polka Dot Party Pumpkin: Use the same technique as the Boo Newspaper Pumpkin except for use paper cocktail napkins instead! 
Marble Pour Pumpkin: This pumpkin is made with one of my favorite new products from Martha Stewart Crafts. You will need Martha Stewart Marbling Medium, 2 colors of Martha Stewart Acrylic Paint, 2 plastic cups, popsicle sticks and parchment paper. Set your pumpkin on the parchment paper. Pour 2 parts marbling medium and 1 part paint into each cup. Slowly swirl with a popsicle stick. Pour each color separately over the pumpkin letting it drip over the sides. Let it dry for 24 hours. 
Faux Flower Pumpkin: I love doing this one on an heirloom faux pumpkin for Fall tablescapes. All you need are faux flowers, sprigs, and succulents. Attach with hot glue and TADA! 
To get the how-to for two additional pumpkins check out our website!
Enjoy the step by step video to make my favorite unicorn pumpkin!

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