DIY: Pumpkin Carving

The air is crisp and the leaves are turning; Mother Earth has let us know that Halloween is right around the corner!

Perhaps you’ve already obtained your perfect pumpkin from one of our local Fall Festivals or you plan to go next weekend.  If you are still deciding how to carve this year’s jack-o-lantern, check out some of the ideas below!

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Traditional Patterns – From bats to spiders, witches to ghosts, HGTV provides basic pumpkin carving stencils including silly or scary faces.

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Disney Characters – Disney Family has posted many templates for today’s most favorite characters. Choose from princesses, villains, Mickey Mouse and much more.

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NFL Teams – Support your favorite team with easy to print stencils!

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Dogs and Cats – If your pet won’t wear a costume and you still want to include them in your Halloween celebration, Better Homes and Gardens offers stencils for many breeds of dogs and cats!

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Designs by Drill – Avoid using a knife and try something different by drilling a pattern into your pumpkin.  These designs are appropriate not only for Halloween, but for the entire season of fall.

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You can also access links to these patterns on our Perfect Pumpkin Pinterest Board.  Carve yours and tag us in your picture when you post on Facebook or Twitter!

Post by: Shelley W.
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