13 Pumpkin Carving Ideas for Spine-Tingling Halloween Curb Appeal

If you struggle for creative flair and inspiration when preparing your home’s pumpkins for Halloween, these 13 easy pumpkin carving ideas can help you create a DIY jack-o’-lantern that really hits the spot with family and friends this season. Have you been making the same tired jack-o’-lantern year in, year out? These 13 Hometalkers are full of new, exciting ideas to pimp up your pumpkin faces and step up your game for your next Halloween festivities.

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Pumpkin Drilling Can Create Spectacular Visual Displays

Are you confident with a power tool? DIY pumpkin drilling can carve pumpkin designs in seconds! If you want a pumpkin carving project that is not only simple but can

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Carve an Actual Halloween Scene into Your Pumpkins

Hometalker Life With Lorelai has been busy carving classic scenes from Halloween stores into her pumpkins. Inspired by the “bubble, bubble toil and trouble” witch scene

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Transfer Design Patterns onto Your Pumpkin for Intricate Carving

If you have always struggled to transfer your pumpkin carving ideas onto your pumpkin, here’s a little tip. Hometalker Lorelai uses transfer paper for all her pumpkin

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Easy Pumpkin Carving Ideas Using Only a Cookie Cutter

A kid-friendly tip for simple carving ideas in just 15 minutes is to use a few common household items. Hometalker Michelle Sexton recommends using a cookie cutter to

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No-Carve, No-Mess Pumpkin Faces Using Black Vinyl Decals

If you can’t be bothered to carve your pumpkins, or you don’t have the skills, try these black vinyl decals for size. After buying some silhouettes and stencils online,

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Zombified Pumpkin Faces Are Very On-Trend Right Now

Are you looking for easy pumpkin carving ideas that are more exciting than the norm? Go down the zombie route. Hometalker Heather Paulding rolled up her sleeves for

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Incorporating White Pumpkin Ideas Into Your Carving Designs

One way to change-up your pumpkin faces this Halloween is to incorporate white pumpkins into your designs. Hometalker Kelly Bisciotti was inspired to try white pumpkins

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Feathered Pumpkin Carving Ideas Using an Oscillating Tool

Instead of using small carving knife sets, this Hometalker opted to use an oscillating tool to do the hard work. When carving her pumpkin faces using her carving knife

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Alternative Easy Pumpkin Faces Using Hot Glue and Spray Paint

Hometalker Hester is not normally big on pumpkin carving ideas but last year she was set a power tool challenge. A firm challenged her to use one of their power tools to

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30-Minute Drilling Idea for Those Short on Time for Pumpkin Carving

If you’re like Hometalker HomeSpot HQ and you leave pumpkin decorating to the last minute, try this technique. They recommend using a drill bit to pierce the pumpkin skin

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Making a Front Yard Witch Using Carved Pumpkins

This pumpkin witch was a Halloween design inspired by Hometalker Vidya’s own kids. For once, Vidya’s kids weren’t intent on creating the meanest or scariest-looking

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This Non-Bleach Spray is Ideal for Preserving Simple Pumpkin Carving Ideas

If you love pumpkin carving ideas at Halloween, this natural spray will preserve your designs for longer! Hometalker Alexis was keen to find a preserving spray for her

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20-Minute Cookie Cutter Pumpkin Carving Ideas

Don’t trust yourself with carving knives for pumpkins? These cookie cutters create unique designs in no time. Hometalker Amanda C created this stunning Halloween

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