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Pumpkin carving

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Undead Pumpkins

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Toadstool Pumpkins

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Nestle the toadstools among rocks and trees, and add a jack-o'-lantern and snail. Your yard will be set for Halloween visitors.
Materials
  • Keyhole saw (lowes.com)
  • Variety of pumpkins and winter squashes, both tall and round (available at farmers' markets and Whole Foods)
  • Fleshing tool (7ceramic.com)
  • Wooden skewers
  • Linoleum cutter (speedballart.com)
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Fanged Pumpkins

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Grouped together on the mantel, Drac-o'-lantern and tiny winged pals create a Transylvanian scene. Run-of-the-mill pushpins turn into devilish red eyes.
Materials
  • For vampire pumpkin: Thumbtack or pin
  • Small white pumpkin (For a big bite, choose a small pumpkin so the plastic vampire teeth seem huge)
  • Plastic vampire teeth
  • Mouth template
  • For bat: Black construction paper
  • Small white pumpkin
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Wing template
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Celtic Knot Pumpkins

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Carving and Cutting Techniques for Jack-O-Lanterns

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