Pumpkin season is here! Once you’ve picked your white or orange ones from the store or patch, it’s time to decorate. If you’re tired of the same old, same old plain smiling pumpkins, maybe it’s time to switch it up. And we’ve rounded up these six easy and fun pumpkin carving ideas that you’ll love. From a marbleized pumpkin to glittered pumpkins, we’ve got the ideas you need to have a happening Halloween.
All you need is a white pumpkin, some nail polish and water, and you’ve got a really nifty looking marbleized pumpkin. The kids will love how cool this looks. Dip a white pumpkin (they’re easier to dye) in water dotted with nail polish and wait for the miracle. View the tutorial here.
Searching for an easy way to get your pumpkin to glow sans candle? Try glitter! Wash your pumpkin, coat it with white glue and then sprinkle with glitter. It really is that easy. Check out this how-to guide by Martha Stewart.
Use carrots and parsnips to create a pumpkin family that mirrors your own. You’ll have lots of fun giving each pumpkin eyes, noses and other fun accessories you’ll want to use. HGTV has the full details.
If you’re looking for a way to make your pumpkin light up in a special way, try drilling it. It’s like making a lampshade for your pumpkin. Head over to 17Apart for more.
One of the easiest ways to make a unique pumpkin is by using cookie cutters to help you carve. That way you can fit multiple fun designs without having to use any sharp tools or worry about accuracy. Check out this blog to find out how. If your cookie cutter drawer could use some sprucing up, we’ve got just then you’ll want to browse our list of unique cookie cutters.
Chances are high that your kids loved Minions. And what a better way to celebrate that than by crafting a Minion pumpkin? Find out how using this blog post.
Cheers to fun and inspiring pumpkin ideas!