Halloween -- with its spooks and scares -- isn't always for the faint of heart, especially if you have little boys and ghouls. For a happier holiday, make prickly porcupines, cuddly cats, and glittery gourds.
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Whooooooo's ready for Halloween? These plump little pumpkins are!
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Though they be small, these be-"witching" pumpkins be fierce.
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It's all in the family: Assemble these adorable pumpkin figurines this October -- no need for a family photo this year!
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This fall, get small: These miniature pumpkins will make dainty, cute jack-o'-lanterns perfect for kids.
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They don't bark, but we can't promise they don't bite!
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Preppy Monogram Pumpkins
This Halloween, it's all about you: Write out your initials for an absolutely gourd-geous monogram.
Name: Amanda Klecker
Pumpkin Inspiration: Preppy monograms
(For pumpkin body)
- Martha Stewart Crafts Chalkboard Paint in Raspberry Ice
- Martha Stewart Crafts Erasable Liquid Chalk
- Chalkboard alphabet stencils
(For pumpkin stem)
- Martha Stewart Crafts Decoupage Finish in Matte
- Martha Stewart Crafts Holographic Glitter
To shop supplies, visit michaels.com/marthastewart
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This impressive gourd snake is the work of a truly dedicated pumpkin carver. So get to work! It'll be worth it for the wow factor.