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Mouse Motel

Rooms go fast in these cozy, critter-filled pumpkins, which offer a shudder-inspiring alternative to traditional carving motifs.

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, October 2008






  • Pumpkin

  • Marker

  • Keyhole saw

  • Scraper (optional)

  • Rubber mice (available at crafts stores)


  1. Using a marker, draw a circle for each hole.

  2. Cut out holes with a keyhole saw; shave edges smooth with a scraper if desired (no interior scraping is required).

  3. Fill holes with rubber mice. Listen for screaming neighbors.

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