Halloween Pumpkin Carving
Halloween seems to bring out the creativity in people. Even those who would not ordinarily think of themselves as creative, go crazy over planning their costumes and decorating their homes. One of the ways to totally unleash your creative talents is Halloween Pumpkin Carving.
The fact is, this is one of the cheapest hobbies you can indulge in. Your canvas — the pumpkin is cheap and easy to find in hundreds of sizes and shapes. Get a half-dozen and start experimenting. Unleash your creativity.
Pumpkin carving and decorating is also a great family activity … just be careful to closely supervise your kids if they are using carving tools.
Here are some great ideas and tutorials that will help you get started.
I found this easy step-by-step method on how to carve your Jack O Lantern perfectly. All you need is a few carving tools and your imagination.
One of the biggest complaints about the cheaper pumpkin carving kits is that they are … cheap. They are flimsy and break easily. This kit is ultra sturdy and will last for years. It’s great for beginners (be sure to supervise children) and will get you started not only with some basic designs, but with complicated, creative carving.
If you are just starting out, you want some easy successes … especially for the kids. Here’s a great idea book …
Don’t throw away the pumpkin seeds when carving your pumpkins. Try this delicious kid and adult pleasing recipe. Easy and delicious!
Are you looking for more creative and inspiring ideas on your Halloween Pumpkins carving. Take a look at these fabulous easy to follow Halloween Pumpkins carvings. You will be inspired!
Painting Your Halloween Pumpkin
Painting pumpkins adds a whole new dimension of creativity to your Halloween pumpkin carving adventures. Just a little bit of paint can transform drab into spectacular.
This paint kit has a huge selection of colors to play with … and they will come in handy with all sorts of crafts and artwork for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Create Spooky Effects With Glow In The Dark Paint
Want Glow-In-The-Dark artistry for your pumpkins or other Halloween projects? This product is highly rated by buyers.
I just love this trio of Halloween cats. Not only are they unique and simple to create, but they will make everyone in your neighborhood look twice! You’re going to need a whole lot of black paint for these cool cats …
If your kids are too young for pumpkin carving … let them decorate their pumpkins and have fun too. There are enough decorations here for a decorating party!
Pumpkin Decorating Craft Kits – Foam Felt & Glow Stickers (Pack of 3) Decorates a Total of 12 Pumpkins
Need pumpkin decorations without carving?
This kit includes the pumpkin paint.
This pumpkin frog will make your visitor laugh! All you need to do is stick on the hat and legs and you are done! Can’t get any easier than that.
Are you hosting a party this coming Halloween? These 33 amazing Jack-O’ Lantern carving designs will make you the talk of the town or better yet, make you a possible winner of Halloween Pumpkin Carving contest. Easy and sophisticated designs that will surely capture your guest or anyone’s attention.
Halloween Pumpkin Carving Stencils
You can use these for carving your pumpkins, or if you have young children they can be used to paint the designs.
These glow in the dark teeth make an easy and spectacular pumpkin. All you need to do is cut out a huge smile, and stick in the teeth. Then use a BIG black felt pen (or stickers) for the eyes and nose.
Planning on some Halloween parties or gatherings? Here’s how to keep your Halloween sugar-free:
On the off chance you have a pumpkin or two left over, here’s what you can do with them: