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Vine-and-Leaf-Carved Pumpkin Centerpiece

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2010


An elegant twist on pumpkin carving, this design of vine and ginkgo leaves is the grown-up counterpart to a smiling sawtooth jack-o'-lantern. Its autumnal appeal goes well beyond Halloween -- it would make a beautiful centerpiece for many occasions, especially Thanksgiving. Make the berries with a ceramic hole cutter.

Before you begin, learn how we created these textured effects using a carve-by-color technique.

Print Vine and Leaf Template 1
Print Vine and Leaf Template 2
Print Vine and Leaf Template 3
Print Vine and Leaf Template 4

How to Light the Pumpkin

Resources 1/4-inch hole cutter and 1/2-inch hole cutter, from Ceramic Supply,

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