No-carve pumpkin: Geometric magic

This aesthetically pleasing no-carve pumpkin will go great in any home this Halloween, and it's ever so easy to make!

No-carve pumpkin: Geometric magic

Photo: Roberto Caruso, Prop+Craft Styling: Rayna Schwartz

Materials 1 medium or large pumpkin ¼-in. painters’ tape Acrylic paint in 3 colours (the darker the better) Craft paintbrush

Directions 1. Apply strips of painters’ tape to pumpkin to create a geometric pattern.

2. Paint inside the taped lines, avoiding using the same colour in adjacent sections. Let dry overnight.

3. Peel off tape. If needed, touch up lines with a fine paintbrush.


A version of this article appeared in our October 2015 issue with the headline “Smashing pumpkins,” pp. 77-82.

This article was originally published on Oct 01, 2015

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Amy is a freelance writer and editor based in Toronto, Ontario. Her work can also be found in publications like Chatelaine, Toronto Life and The Globe and Mail

Rayna Schwartz