Pumpkins are great for eating and for decorating your home during the fall months, but who has the time (or skill) to decorate with an old fashioned Jack-O-Lantern? I know I certainly don’t. But, you can still use pumpkins in more untraditional ways to keep your home feeling seasonal, without slicing your finger in the process.
Check out these 11 simple ways to use pumpkins around the house. They are sure to look amazing, but what’s even better is they don’t require any carving at all.
1. Pumpkin Flower Holder
Using hot glue, you can use pumpkins as a way to display succulent plants throughout the fall season. Learn how to make it.
2. Painted Pumpkin
By adding a simple coat of paint, pumpkins transform into a chic way of decorating. Follow the steps here.
3. Monogrammed Pumpkin
Place a monogrammed pumpkin on your front porch to celebrate your family name this fall. Use this tutorial to create a monogrammed pumpkin.
4. Stencil Spider Pumpkin
Spooky, but simple, all you need for this is a stencil instead of a knife. Learn how here.
5. Cat Pumpkin
Even your pumpkin can wear a costume this Halloween. Get the directions.
6. Mummy Pumpkin
You’ll hardly recognize that orange pumpkin once it’s all dressed up as a mummy. Find out how to make it here.
7. Glitter Pumpkin
Have some fun and add glitter to your pumpkin for a festive touch. Follow these steps.
8. Bedazzled Pumpkin
A little sparkle goes a long way. Learn more here.
9. Chalkboard Paint Pumpkin
Write fall messages on your pumpkin by adding chalkboard paint to them. Use this guide to transform your pumpkin into a message board.
10. Lace Pumpkin
A little bit of fabric is all you need to give a pumpkin a classy upgrade. Learn more here.
11. Push Pin Pumpkin
You can use any type of colorful or decorative push pin to add a little something to a pumpkin this season. Follow these simple steps to create one for yourself.
What are you waiting for? These 11 ideas make using a pumpkin as decoration much easier than you’d ever imagined. Welcome fall the right way with these easy, no-knife-involved pumpkin modifications.