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| October 12, 2012

Nothing says “Halloween” like a Jack-O-Lantern. But if you want to skip the mess this year, there are plenty of options for you that don't involve scooping out the stringy insides of a pumpkin.

Add some sparkle using paint and glitter or take things to another level by decoupaging with Mod Podge. The opportunities are endless.

We've rounded up some of our favorite non-carved Halloween pumpkins for inspiration:
Découpage Pumpkins shows us how to recreate these elegant pumpkins with découpage. Check out our Mod Podge formula guide to take your découpage skills to the next level.

Hopsy | Monograms and Manicures
Glitter Chevron & Polka Dot Pumpkins

Kappa Prep Blog brightens up Halloween with these luminous pumpkins.
Houndstooth Pumpkin

The V Spot Blog shows us how to create this adorable pumpkin. All you need are duct tape and scissors.
Simply Sparkly Pumpkins

Gold stars and sequins add instant glam to these mini pumpkins. Check out these simple yet creative ideas from The Swell Life blog.

Alisa Burke
Painted Pumpkins

Alisa Burke shares a tutorial for creating these far-from-spooky, pretty painted pumpkins.