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Whether you're a first-time pumpkin carver or an experienced pro, we have all the pumpkin carving tips to help you create a cool carved pumpkin to grab everyone's attention for Halloween. Start with our free Halloween face stencils -- you can download patterns for silly, wicked, and scary faces for your pumpkin, plus stencils for skeleton faces, clowns, and more! Our creative Halloween pumpkins give you tons of ideas for adding extra accents to your pumpkin to make a clever masterpiece. We have pumpkin carving stencils inspired by home design, dog breed pumpkin stencils, and iconic Halloween pumpkin stencils with vampires, werewolves, and ghosts. We even show you how our stencils look on carved pumpkins! Once you're ready to carve your pumpkin, head over to our free printable pumpkin stencils where you'll find our entire collection of pumpkin carving ideas, plus basics on how to carve a pumpkin and other helpful resources. If you're still deciding, take our pumpkin stencils quiz -- after a few easy questions, we'll help you find a favorite pumpkin carving stencil in no time!

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