Wish that your pumpkin looked like a work of art this Halloween? It’s time to get handy with that knife and scraper! Finish up your latest round of on line bingo and get going with one of our top 10 pumpkin carving projects to try this year…
Forget cutting out intricately scary faces, why not cut right to the chase this year with the real underlying message? Simple, effective and definitely fun. BOO!
They may not be particularly ghoulish or ghastly, but these geometrically carved pumpkins sure are pretty. Why not create and carve your own kaleidoscopic spectacular?
3. Spooky Tree
Of course, if you like your pumpkin carving a little more traditional, there are plenty of ghostly motifs you can create, like this atmospheric beauty from Patchwork Pea.
4. Owlfully Good
Twit twoo! We absolutely adore this beautiful owl carving. It might not be the spookiest pumpkin on the street, but it gives a nod to tradition whilst looking spectacular!
5. Witch’s Cat
Instead of chopping right through your pumpkin, why not create a mysteriously glowing shape by carving away just the top layer? The Family Circle show you how to create this spooky glowing cat.
6. Dead Rising
These skeletal hands are definitely a little bit scary – and totally original! Take a look at Country Living’s templates and instructions to create your very own…
7. Day of the Dead
Feeling arty and love a little bit of Mexican mysticism? This stunning day of the dead inspired pumpkin carving is a show-stopping labour of love.
8. Hubble Bubble…
…toil & trouble, fire burn & cauldron bubble! Unleash your evil streak this Halloween with a wonderfully witchy pumpkin carving.
9. Man Eater
Keen to strike fear into the hearts of your sugar-crazed trick or treaters? This man eating pumpkin will certainly make a statement…
If you prefer your Halloween theme a little less blood-thirsty, this pretty “no knife” wood grain patterned pumpkin is brilliantly easy to make and looks really effective Here’s how.
Have you got your Halloween pumpkin design planned out already? Do you have any snaps of your creations from last year? Share them with our readers and our team by tweeting your pics and ideas @TwoLittleFleas.