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111 Cool and Spooky Pumpkin Carving Ideas to Sculpt

Pumpkin Carving Ideas

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Pumpkin carving ideas are all around yet in this article we have selected a dozen a tad different, the collection is versatile, vast and beautiful, it is filtered socially and therefore in theory, it is representative as a collection for what we find easy to do, beautiful enough to create, pursue and sculpt.

The ideas showcased are cool and spooky alike, scary and fun at the same time, you`ll find painted pumpkins with a few cutouts and beautifully sculpted pieces, massively transformed through carving only. We invite you to cast a glance and surge inspiration. 

Pumpkin Carving Ideas

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1. sculpt and paint a flowered owl

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Pumpkin carving is in no way restricted to carving per say, here flowers and paint have constructed a simply extraordinary piece, awe-inspiring piece.

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2. Use a Flower Stencil

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Simple, rapid and extraordinary sculptural.

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3. One candle creates depth

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Stencils can be used yet something really memorable is born from creativity.

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4. small dots shaping something magical

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One Tinkerbell stencil and a multitude of small dots will bring a fantastic, fairy-tale effect.

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5. Evil cat smiles

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A really graphic design to realize in minutes.

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6. Expose the bone

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It might not be simple but the result is spooky and insanely cool looking, it can be realized with one white pumpkin within a colored one or it can be simply sculpted very skillfully to create the impression of a pumpkin skull unraveled.

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7. Sick pumpkin cutout

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A simple pumpkin carving to realize in 30 seconds, one that will share smiles all around.

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8. apple carved pumpkin

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A piece of art that might take time yet it showcases creativity at its best.

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9. dizzy pumpkin carving

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10. pumpkin eating carving eating pumpkins

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A really horrific look and insanely creative look, it has that wow-factor without being hard to realize or time consuming.

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11. captive pumpkin carving

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It might look a tad sad but the showcase is really creative, ingenious. What do you think?

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12. Bohemian blossom on a pumpkin

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One branch, one flower beautifully sculpted with a drill bit, animate by light from within.

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13. simple punctual flowers

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Pumpkin carvings that you can realize in seconds, really  rapid and “modular”, infinite possibilities.

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14. spooky artwork carving

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15. carve out the right teeth 

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The right smile and the right teeth can shape something really beautifully-horrifying, pursue the really spooky look !

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16. Pumpkin silhouettes with evil eyes

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One candle can animate the eyes, black paint ought to embrace the body.

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17. captive Little pumpkins

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A little pumpkin captive within a pumpkin, extraordinary.

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18. RETRO CHIC SKULL PUMPKIN CARVING

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From plastic diamonds to purple and pink outlines the carving above surely surprises in a natural, beautiful way.

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19. one pineapple on a pumpkin

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The herringbone pattern in that shape says it all !

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20. minion pumpkin carving

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It requires a little skill but this minion pumpkin is something else entirely, insanely fun and graphic, the little one will bring immense joy and happiness in one`s home.

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21. boo pumpkin carving

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Done right, the simple message is fun enough to capture smile and fast enough to be considered in last-minute situations.

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22. sculpt a mucking-jay

40 mockingjay pumpkin

Inspired by the Hunger Games the mocking jay symbol will be appreciated by amateurs and enthusiasts of the show a great deal.

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23. QR Code Pumpkin

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A really fun twist on a cool message, surprise your tech-savvy friends !

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24. One cut pumpkin decoration

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One pumpkin and one cut on the top can shape something pretty interesting, playful, definitely a decor piece to consider making with your little ones.

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25.  witch leg pumpkin carving

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It includes glitter and a component ever-present in children fairy-tales, something beautiful to realize with your little ones.

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26. create a faux pumpkin carving 

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It looks awesome as long as it`s fresh; it will clearly increase one`s appetite.

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27. one jar and all the fireflies 

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Mason jar and fireflies, something really magical to shape with a drill in minutes.

via hgtvgardens.com

28. Tree of life carving

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Carving the bark waved to the shape of the tree can emphasize the design a great deal, small differences in depth can help in that regard.

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29. Halloween Ice Pumpkin

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Swift, rapid and really practical the ice pumpkin can contribute to your party elegantly.

via cherylstyle.com

30. car and caravan pumpkin carving

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The little ones will simply adore this craft, their dream car might be hard to sculpt but something playful, torn from fairy tales surely ain`t.

via bhg.com

31. clock pumpkin carving

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A patience game that will surely stand the test of time.

via builtbykids.com

32. Ninja Villain Pumpkin Carving

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A really simple carving that seems to be evil with only three beams and a few slices, whether it describes a mummy or a ninja villain, we don`t know, evil it surely looks.

via womansday.com

33. Witch PUMPKIN carving

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You can use part of a Halloween costume that you are not wearing this session to dress your pumpkin, the carving itself is not difficult yet take note that the “smile and the teeth” contained play a big role.

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34. little tribe pumpkin

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A really fun project to realize with the little ones, use twigs, branches, old textiles and paint, the result will be epic.

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35. diy pumpkin emoticons

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A colorful and simple solution that you can customize a great deal, invite each family member to materialize his favorite emoticon and have a blast !

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36. Flowered Carved Pumpkin

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The artist in you can be unraveled in various mediums, Halloween can offer you a pumpkin as a canvas.

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37. diy pumpkin IMPRISONMENT decoration

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38. spooky forest pumpkin carving

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A spooky and sculptural forest that seems to burn, animated by light from within, the opening on the top looks surreal, extraordinary graphic.

via hgtvgardens.com

39. Letters and paint

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The simplest carving paired with paint can give emphasize your setting, highlight it through the right means.

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40. create a pumpkin home

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Small windows inserts in a pumpkin shaping a pumpkin home.

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41. elegant linear pumpkin carving

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42. memorable mascots 

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43.elegant insect home

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In white in particular, holes of various widths and depths construct something playfully mysterious, insert plastic bugs and may the Halloween celebration begin !

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44. Tribute to vw Minivan

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45. Celebrate with Jack skellington 

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46. adorable minion pumpkin

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47. Pumpkin cinderella carriage 

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Torn from fairy tales, magical and simple to realize with sufficient patience.

via ideas.hallmark.com

48. starbucks enthusiast pumpkin carving

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The enthusiast cannot go wrong with this one, nor can the firm itself.

via sheknows.com

49. pumpkin street number

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A really simple and ingenious way to mark your street number during Halloween, the cat pumpkin can also make a scary noise based on a proximity sensor, it will spread fear and laughter with great success.

via kellyandtiramisu.com

50. starry pumpkin animated by light

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51. chevron pumpkin lantern done right

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A candle will make the carving justice throughout the night.

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52. lovely glitter pumpkin candles

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Spread the pumpkin-candle smell to construct that epic Halloween atmosphere.

via adventures-in-making.com

53. diy MUSTACHE pumpkin carving

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The shape of the mustache tells a story, get creative !

via brit.co

54. ELEGANCE in astral pumpkins

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Candle light from within piercing a black pumpkin is great great combination.

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55. playful candy pumpkin

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A pumpkin surrounded by sugar, smiling.

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56. diy heart pumpkin

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57. diy pumpkin cookie monster

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You can serve cookies in an unique manner.

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58. one simple LANTERN and its pumpkin friends

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59. diy pumpkin elephant

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60. almost happy pumpkin gathering

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61. invite harry potter into the picture

23 harry potter pumpkin

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62. create playful scenarios

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Each pumpkin can portray different character that once moved around will change the meaning of the scene.

via maniacpumpkincarvers.com

63. spread the power of pi

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64. sketch your pet

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65. diy RIB-CAGE pumpkin

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66. sculpt a hello kitty witch 

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The little ones will adore the creative take on their favorite cartoon character.

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67. TRULY scare your loved one

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68. create candy and PUMPKIN INSTALLATIONS 

20 whale pumpkin

One pumpkin and a ton of candy or a happy whale sailing away into an ocean of candy.

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69. use ORGANIC lines in carving

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Nature shares with us the world`s most extraordinary designs, each day, surge inspiration from simple models.

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70. diy pumpkin house torn from fairy-tales

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In fairy tales, everything makes sense, simply start you craft and let it evolve.

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71. ambush a little PUMPKIN

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72. create contrast through depth

16 woodland stenciled pumpkins

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73. use pumpkins to send a message

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74. use leafs as a motive

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75. white pumpkin devoured

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76. Boo jar on a pumpkin

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77. diy pumpkin candy jar

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During Halloween the candy jar can`t be neglected.

via inmyownstyle.com

78. scourge uprising

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Animated by light from within the scourge hand pumpkins will surely spread fear after sunset.

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79. glamour boo

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Golden pumpkins are like nothing else, they can fit anywhere.

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80. a different pumpkin lantern 

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81. carve chevron patterns on your pumpkin

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A lush and luxuriant look of great simplicity, ready to emphasize any interior design.

via tatertotsandjello.com

82. use a pumpkin as a vase

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83. shape a haunted pumpkin NEIGHBORHOOD 

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84. evil spider-man pumpkin

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85. Funny pumpkin viking duo 

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Adorable and infinitely powerful duo.

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86. carve the R2-D2 pumpkin

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87. Dotted pumpkin lantern

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88. simple owl pumpkin

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89. happy flowered skull pumpkin

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90. diy mickey mouse pumpkin

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Paint and cardboard, everything you need.

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91. Use blood, use teeth

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92. Draw Inspirations from Nature`s best

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93. Alien pumpkin gathering

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94. move your pots into pumpkins

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Some crazy hairstyles will definitely energize your celebration.

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95. use string lights to shape pumpkin HEDGEHOGS

Brilliant installations that will definitely surprise, each light pierces the pumpkin from within thus forming the needles.

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96. diy pumpkin creatures

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An immense interesting pumpkin scorpion has been materialized, spiders are a great option too.

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97. animate your chimney with a pumpkin fire

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98. get Inspired by Villafane Studios

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99. one happy dracula pumpkin

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It has those vampire teeth yet it`s happy like a bunny, four simple cut outs and you are off to a great start !

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100. halloween enthusiast pumpkin

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Use a smile to gather smiles.

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101. whomping willow carrying evil pumpkins

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102. expose the brains of the operation

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103. hogwarts carved PUMPKIN sigil 

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A stencil is required for the uninitiated carver yet the result is extraordinary, highly impressive.

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104. skull pumpkin serving tray

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Serve chips in style, surprise friends and family.

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105. burning forest pumpkin

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Intricate and captivating artwork ready to surprise, animated by a candle.

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106. Pumpkin becomes lantern

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Immense possibilities, extraordinary pumpkin lantern options.

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107. pair of pumpkin hearts and candles

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Really beautiful, a candle core expressing a heart.

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108. colorful and joyful pumpkins

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Floral beautiful, elegantly ready for any Halloween decor setting.

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109. halloween candy pumpkin

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Super simple, rapid and extremely adorable for children, a pumpkin they will never overlook.

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110. pumpkin brain salad

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A pumpkin eating the brains of another pumpkin is quite evil, quite fit for Halloween.

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111. traditional floral motifs 

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If you region has a rich cultural heritage why not express it on a pumpkin carving for Halloween?

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What do you think about the design ideas expressed above? How do you see these pumpkin carvings ? We would love to hear from you in the comment section below ! Feel free to email your pumpkin carving pieces and we will add them to the list !

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