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Decorating Fake Pumpkins for Halloween (20+ Ideas!)

Are you looking for simple ways to decorate a pumpkin for Halloween? Here are 20+ fun ideas, all easy to accomplish and so festive!

fake pumpkin decorating ideas

Every year I think about decorating pumpkins . . . and every year I avoid it because of the smell of the insides while carving. Or maybe it’s touching the smoosh-y guts. I’m not sure, but at this point in my life I would rather find other ways to decorate a pumpkin besides carving.

If you are like me, or even if you just want something you can keep year after year, you’ll love these 20+ ideas. Some of them use faux pumpkins, and others use real pumpkins (but you can recreate these on faux pumpkins too!).

They range from painting to glue to nail heads . . . and all of them are awesome. Scroll down to see them!

Decorating Fake Pumpkins

Are you looking for simple ways to decorate a pumpkin for Halloween? Here are 20+ fun ideas, all easy to accomplish and so festive!


Now that you have these ideas, how would you decorate a pumpkin? I’d love to hear in the comments! You should also check out these other seasonal posts: