Pumpkin carving: How-to guides, hacks and inspiration for your Halloween pumpkin
Fancy trying something different whilst carving your pumpkins this year? Found a tricky design that you're finding hard to follow? Want some handy tips and tricks to keep the kids entertained? Look no further than Closer's handy Halloween guide
When the sun goes down, they shine.Materials• 3 different sizes pumpkins• Templates (Baby Owl, Mama Owl, and Daddy Owl)• Carving tools• Metal skewer• Almonds and Brazil nuts• Orange paintDirections1. Print and tape to the front of a hollowed-out pumpkin, then use a transfer tool or metal skewer to poke holes along the outline. 2. Remove and discard the template, then use a carving knife to cut along the design.
From familycircle.com Little ghost-face lanterns lend a ghoulish glimmer to the mantel. Here's how: Hollow out pumpkins (see tips below), then paint each one white, including stems. Use a grease pencil to draw three circles for the face, varying the shapes of the eyes and mouth on each to give the pumpkins personality. Carve out. Place a small votive inside pumpkins to illuminate.