Pretty Up Your Pumpkins – No Carving Required | #NationalPumpkinDay

October 26th is National Pumpkin Day! There may only be 5 days left until Halloween, but that still leaves plenty of time for you to get creative with pumpkins. And if you’re not in the mood for carving (we know it can get messy) then these are some great alternatives to consider! Keep scrolling to see some of our favorite ideas on how to make chic pumpkins with less of a mess. And don’t forget to share how you’re celebrating today by hashtagging #PumpkinDay and #beaucoupfavors!

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All you need for this pretty pumpkin is some copper tape.

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Simply use pastel paints to create pumpkins that resemble your favorite flavored donuts.

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This Cinderella inspired pumpkin was easier to make than it looks. Use blue glitter blast spray paint to spray the entire pumpkin. Next, use a butterfly paper punch to punch out butterfly shapes. Then use a hot glue gun to glue rhinestones and the butterflies onto the pumpkin.

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All this ombre pumpkin required was a little paint and patience.

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Grab your favorite wrapping paper, Mod Podge, a paintbrush, and some scissors to recreate this pumpkin. Cut your wrapping paper into thin strips and use your paintbrush to paint a light coating of Mod Podge on the back of the pieces of paper. Cover the entire pumpkin and let dry.

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For this look, use gold spray paint on some leaves. Let those dry and then use a paintbrush to coat the backside of the leaves with a light layer of Mod Podge. Simply stick onto the pumpkin and you’re done.

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To get this look, paint your pumpkin a mint color and the stem green. Let it dry and use a gold acrylic pen to create your dotted design.

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This pumpkin was spray painted white and then dipped in gold paint.

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Use paint to create your favorite animal prints.

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To recreate this personable pumpkin, print out your favorite pictures on regular paper. Cut them to the size you want and then use a paintbrush to apply a thin layer of Mod Podge to the back of the pictures. Simply place on the pumpkin and let dry.