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Fanged Pumpkins

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.

Source: Martha Stewart


  • 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

  • For bat: Black construction paper

  • Small white pumpkin

  • Hot-glue gun


  1. Print mouth template. Lay template on pumpkin, and poke thumbtack through, all along outline, to transfer design. Cut out with saw; remove excess flesh.

  2. Wedge teeth into hole.

  3. For eyes, pin map tacks onto pumpkin.

  4. Print wing template

  5. Trace onto construction paper and cut out.

  6. Fold down flat ends of wings 1/4 inch, and attach folded edge to pumpkin with hot glue.

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