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Halloween details

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Lace-Patterned Pumpkins

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Not all pumpkins are orange, nor are they necessarily destined to become leering jack-o'-lanterns. The designs used on these pumpkins, carved freehand, mimic the lacelike openwork of 18th-century pierced creamware dishes, and turn any pumpkin (especially a pale Lumina) into an intricately patterned lamp.
Materials
  • Pumpkin or squash
  • Wood-carving tools
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Funkin Scarecrows

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Spooky Silhouette Designs

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Centerpiece of Mini Jack-o'-Lanterns

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Pumpkin Leaf and Tendril How-To

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Jack the Winker: How to Light a Pumpkin

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Two-Faced Pumpkin with Wall Projection

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Spider Squash

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What would Halloween be without a macabre evocation of the denizens of the night? These multilegged creatures rise up from the damp earth and moss to skitter across cold stones.
Materials
  • Dark-color squash
  • Spider template
  • Scissors
  • Keyhole saw
  • Fleshing tool
  • Masking tape
  • Awl
  • Linoleum cutter set
  • Strand of 25 miniature outdoor lights
  • Glass jar
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