How to: make an easy no carve pumpkin

How to: make an easy no carve pumpkin

I love pumpkins, everything to do with pumpkins but never been a big fan of carving them. Why not just decorate a pumpkin, a big yes from me. Any excuse to get some glitter out, love the stuff. This easy no carve pumpkin will look fab as a centre piece, sitting on your front door or on your fireplace.

What you’ll need

  • 1 medium sized pumpkin
  • Gold spray paint
  • Gold glitter
  • Variety of black bats
  • 3 pins
  • 1 hammer
  • Super glue
  • Newspaper

no carve pumpkin things you need

Step 1
no carve pumpkin
Take some gold spray paint, I’ve chosen my favourite spray paint, Montana in a lovely matt gold. Then spray lightly over the top of the pumpkin. Let each layer dry and spray again, this will help build a nice gold colour and stop any dripping.

Step 2
no carve pumpkin glitter
This is the fun part, do a very light spray with the gold spray paint and then take a pinch of glitter and sprinkle over the pumpkin. I decided to do this in a heavy way which was a lot of fun. Let this dry completely and then shake off the excess glitter.

Step 3
no carve pumpkin bats
Get a bat and a pin, hammer this through until it pokes out slightly. Then place this on the front of pumpkin and keep hammering until the bat is in place. I did this with a further two other bats. I used a little bit of super glue just to get the wings down a bit.

Place it where you want it and enjoy your no carve pumpkin.

Let me know what you think of the easy no carve pumpkin and if you would like to share your colourful ideas, use #eatsleepcolour


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