Holiday Planning & Ideas Halloween Halloween Projects & Crafts Halloween Pumpkin Ideas No-Carve Lace Pumpkins Create an instant and intricate design with nothing more than a pair of lacy stockings and a can of spray paint. Take note, last-minute decorators: The process takes just 15 minutes, no carving required. By Martha Stewart Editors Martha Stewart Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Website An article attributed to "Martha Stewart Editors" indicates when several writers and editors have contributed to an article over the years. These collaborations allow us to provide you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information available.The Martha Stewart team aims to teach and inspire readers daily with tested-until-perfected recipes, creative DIY projects, and elevated home and entertaining ideas. They are experts in their fields who research, create, and test the best ways to help readers design the life they want. The joy is in the doing. Editorial Guidelines Updated on September 20, 2018 Share Tweet Pin Email Stockings cling best to a smooth surface, so look for pumpkins with shallow ridges. We chose white ones and sprayed them with orange and yellow paint. You can also use orange pumpkins -- just be sure the paint shade you pick will contrast with the skin. You can personalize your color scheme by blending a few different craft paints, then applying with an aerosol paint sprayer. Sources: Multisurface satin craft paint, $2 for 2 oz., and spray-paint kit, in Satin, $25, by Martha Stewart Crafts, michaels.comAssorted lace stockings, $13.50 a pair, hue.com What You'll Need Materials Sheer-to-waist patterned lace stockings Pumpkin Masking tape Spray paint, or aerosol paint sprayer and craft paint Instructions Cut a section from stockings -- one pair can be used for many pumpkins -- and pull tightly around pumpkin. Use hips section for big pumpkins, legs for smaller ones. Cinch and knot excess at bottom. Wrap excess at top around stem, knot, and wrap stem's base with masking tape to shield it from paint, as shown above. In a well-ventilated area, spray-paint top half of pumpkin with 1 or 2 coats; let dry. Turn pumpkin over and repeat on bottom. Once dry, remove stockings.