OCTOBER 29TH, 2008 10:05AM PST 

Looking for a last minute way to dress up a pumpkin? Try one of these no-carve ideas!

*Decorate pumpkins with upholstery tacks with this idea from Kari & Jijsa. The monograms from The Shabby Nest are my fav!

*Mrs. B decoupaged an Edgar Allen Poe pumpkin.

*Stencil an accent pumpkin with Hallmark magazine.

*Use your pumpkins to create a display of glittery glamor.

*Martha shows us how to make glittered pumpkins,

*Pumpkin patch creatures,

* And candy-faced pumpkins.

*Download the pattern for this painted patchwork pumpkin.

*BHG shares a fun painted tap dance idea,

*Patterns and polka dots pumpkins,

*A birdbath crow pumpkin,

*Or try an elegant pumpkin in black and white.

*Use a doily to stencil a pumpkin.

*Halloween becomes a party with this painted carnival pumpkin.

*Grab a bit of paint and tulle to create this folksy pumpkin ballerina.

*Sparkly paint and faux gems dress up this web-laden pumpkin.

*Multiple pumpkins become a fun pumpkin topiary.

*Use your pumpkin to create a warm welcome.

*An assortment of pumpkins turns into a quick starstruck pumpkin display.

*Dress your no-carve pumpkins in teal and purple.

*Family Fun offers lots of creative pumpkin how-to's that require no more than etching.Try Beary-Cute,

*Hungry Caterpillar,

*The house cat,

*Or giant ants.

*A platter of golden gourds lasts through Thanksgiving.

*Good Housekeeping shares a variety of no-carve pumpkin ideas. Try beribboned sugar pumpkins,

*Or scroll through the slide show to find directions for painting pumpkin faces with a washable marker,

*Or piling painted pumpkins in a hearth.

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http://familyfun.go.com/arts-and-crafts/season/specialfeature/halloween_ms_pumpkins/ http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/decor/halloween-activities?click=main_sr

One Response to “No Carve Pumpkin Roundup”

  1. Lindsay Says:

    these are all so inventive I love them all too bad pumkins cost so much and just rot after all that hard work, maybe next year! Thanks for sharing!

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