11 Ways to Maximize Pumpkin

Can't get enough pumpkin? We're sharing 11 creative ways to get more pumpkin in your life.

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Which Halloween Character Are You?

On October 31, should you patiently wait for the Great Pumpkin, spook the house's new residents, or claim that you ain't scared of no ghosts? Take our quiz…if you dare.

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Outrageous Pumpkins You HAVE to See

These spooky pumpkins are sure to scare up laughs and fun! Get complete DIY carving instructions here.

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Hipster Pumpkin Stencils

Grab your cardigan, pause your cassette tape, and pick a pumpkin that perfectly encompasses your hipster vibe. If you're feeling nostalgic, share this with your friends.

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3-Layer Candy Corn Drink: Perfect for Halloween!

Pretty colors and fruity flavors stand out in this 3-layer drink that looks just like candy corn. Adorable!

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Lazy Girl's Halloween Cupcakes

When you'd prefer to prep for your Halloween party by styling your zombie makeup instead of piping cupcakes, look to GeorgetownCupcake.com for a dozen creepy sweets just in time for All Hallows Eve.

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How to Make Popcorn Balls

Ah, the popcorn ball. Three steps, basic ingredients, and some literal hands-on fun are at the heart of these classic treats that go just as well at a party as at low-key streaming-movie night. Now pop to it!

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Exclusive Flame-Design Pumpkin Stencils from Better Homes and Gardens

What You'll Need:

  • 10-12 pumpkins in a variety of sizes
  • Pumpkin-carving tools
  • Votive candles

Download our free flame-shape pumpkin stencil

How to Make It:

  1. Enlarge our free flame-shape stencil to suit the sizes of your pumpkins. If you want every pumpkin to have a different look, use our stencil as inspiration for creating your own flame designs.
  2. Gut and carve pumpkins, leaving the stems in place.
  3. Create a log surround. Stack the largest carved pumpkins on the bottom, and then work your way up with progressively smaller specimens.
  4. Light votive candles in the pumpkins to create the flicker of flames.

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