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DIY Pumpkin Designs We Love This Halloween

The best pumpkin decorating ideas

Get your Jack-o-Lanterns ready for Halloween with one of these cool DIY designs. Some of our favorite decorating tips only take a few minutes.

We've compiled amazing designs—carve and no carve—for every skill level.

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DIY Pumpkin Designs We Love This Halloween

Graphic Stripes

It's easy to paint stripes onto a pumpkin. Use painter's tape for fresh, crisp lines.

DIY Pumpkin Designs We Love This Halloween

Black Cat-o-Lanterns

There's no need for Jack with these Cat-o-Lanterns. It's a fun project for the kids. Spray paint various sizes of pumpkins with a black gloss, cut out cat eyes and add paper cat ears, and you're set.

DIY Pumpkin Designs We Love This Halloween

Jack Skellington

Pain the inside of your pumpkin black, and the outside white, and light up with a green glow stick for the perfect eerie effect.

DIY Pumpkin Designs We Love This Halloween

Candy Corn Pumpkins

Candy corn lover rejoice—here's a pumpkin for you. Add yellow and white paint to a pumpkin for an easy no-carve design!

DIY Pumpkin Designs We Love This Halloween

Copper Herringbone Pumpkins

These super simply no-carve pumpkins are made with a copper paint pen. Try a range of colors for Halloween—we suggest silver on an orange pumpkin, or black on a white pumpkin.

DIY Pumpkin Designs We Love This Halloween

DIY Pumpkin Lanterns

Your neighbors will think you spent hours making these pumpkin lanterns, but in reality, they're super quick. Drill holes into your pumpkin in any design you choose. Add a flickering electric candle inside and you're set. It's that simple.

DIY Pumpkin Designs We Love This Halloween

Glow-in-the-Dark Pumpkins

No need for candles with a cool glow-in-the-dark pumpkim. Print out decals to create a face design, add to the pumpkin, and then spray all over with glow-in-the-dark paint.

DIY Pumpkin Designs We Love This Halloween

Gold Monogram Pumpkin

Be stylish this Halloween and decorate your pumpkin with a gold monogram. It couldn't be easier—or more stunning.

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