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Get Creative with These Pumpkin Carving Ideas

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Halloween is right around the corner! It’s no surprise that a favorite fall activity is heading to the pumpkin patch to search for the perfect pumpkin. However, what happens after that? Pumpkin carving, of course! If you need some inspiration to create your masterpiece, you’re in luck. We’ve gathered some of the best pumpkin carving ideas so you can get in the Halloween spirit!

Monster Pumpkins

If you want to skip the scary pumpkins this year with, these Monster Pumpkins by Better Homes & Gardens are absolutely adorable. Use a mixture of round, orange pumpkins, and uniquely shaped gourds to create these fun, one-of-a-kind pumpkins. The kids will love making these friendly monsters!

monster pumpkins

Image from Better Homes & Gardens

Harry Potter Golden Snitch Pumpkin

For the Harry Potter fans out there, you’ll want to make this pumpkin! While you don’t necessarily have to carve anything, this craft by Fun Money Mom makes for the perfect pumpkin for Harry Potter lovers. The result is a beautifully crafted golden snitch pumpkin!

golden snitch pumpkin

Image from Fun Money Mom

Snail Pumpkin

This adorable snail pumpkin from Woman’s Day incorporates a gourd and a pumpkin! The gourd will be the snail’s body, and the pumpkin is its shell. All you need are pipe cleaners, ping pong balls, and googly eyes to tie the whole look together. You’ll have the cutest pumpkin!

snail pumpkins

Image from Woman’s Day

Drilled Pumpkin Light

This creative drilled pumpkin light idea by Dream a Little Bigger creates both a pretty pumpkin and beautiful lighting! Switch it up from the typical jack-o-lantern to create a stylish Halloween light, perfect for both your doorstep or inside your home. Additionally, you can do this on a real pumpkin or a fake pumpkin if you want to keep it for the years to come!

lantern pumpkin

Image from Dream a Little Bigger

Simba Pumpkin 

Whether you grew up watching Lion King or have just recently watched the remake, you’ll love this Simba pumpkin by Disney Family. All you need is the carving template! Before you know it, you’ll have the perfect Disney pumpkin.

simba pumpkin

Image from Disney Family

With these unique pumpkin carving ideas, you’ll create the perfect Halloween decor! From funny monsters to pumpkin lanterns, you’ll create never before seen pumpkins for the best Halloween yet. Once you’re done carving and Halloween is over, learn about different ways you can recycle your pumpkin. Have you picked out the perfect pumpkin this year? Now’s your chance! For more Halloween fun, check out our blog Halloween Movies to Watch as a Family!

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