4 No-Carve Pumpkin Crafts Love decorating with pumpkins but hate the mess of carving? These no-carve ideas are festive and easy. Facebook Pinterest Twitter Mail Save Carving a jack o’ lantern can be a messy task. Try these simple yet festive ideas for dressing up Halloween pumpkins with colorful tape, chalkboard paint, candy, and thumbtacks—no knife needed. See more no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas.