Here, we’ve rounded up our favorite painted pumpkin ideas in the hopes that they’ll inspire you to create something truly special with your family this October. Carving pumpkins pumpkins for Halloween is a favorite fall past time, but it’s not the only pumpkin decorating technique by any means. For folks who’d rather keep the DIY and decorating process a little easier (and much, much cleaner!), these cute painted pumpkin ideas are sure to fit the bill. We’ve gathered our best pumpkin painting ideas, and they couldn’t be cuter. Try a simple design, like writing messages on your pumpkins, or exercise your creativity by embellishing them with jewels and confetti.