Free Pumpkin Stencils for Halloween
Use these stencil patterns to create cute (or creepy) Halloween pumpkins that will surprise your guests.
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Wide Smile Stencil
Crack a smile when you're carving -- just like this happy fellow!
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Frankenstein Face Stencil
Let's be frank: This guy is a block head. But we love him anyway!
To use, open the PDF pattern and print. Size the pattern on a copier if needed. Tape it to your pumpkin and poke the outline of the pattern with a pin before carving. Use these directions for all stenciling.
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Halloween Mouth Stencil
Guess which holiday this guy loves? Spell out the season by carving the words into your pumpkin.
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Horned Grin Stencil
Get mischevious this Halloween! Fangs and big eyes peer out from this carving.
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Roar onto the scene with a pumpkin that could show off your Zodiac sign (talking to you, Leos!), or could simply show that you're king of the neighborhood.
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Vampire and Fangs Stencil
Sink your teeth into this clever carving.
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Hang around this guy long enough and you're sure to elicit laughs.
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Chess Piece Stencil
Strategize for your best-ever Halloween pumpkin! Celebrate your inner gamer with a cute chess piece carving.
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He's got his (one) eye on you! Carve a simple ghoul that is sure to attract stares.
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Missing-Teeth Smile Stencil
Who needs a full set of chompers when you've got a grin this goofy? This guy will light up your Halloween display.
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This cat must have seen a ghost.
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This fun stencil will have you ready for hoards of trick-or-treaters.
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Spooky Skeleton Stencil
This skeleton stencil is scared speechless.
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Turn your pumpkin into a graveyard with this bony stencil.
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This cat stencil is so cute, you might find yourself wanting to cuddle with your jack-o'-lantern.
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This creepy face will scare more than just the crows away.
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Happy Halloween Stencil
Carve Halloween wishes for all who pass by your yard.
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A bewitching stencil will turn your yard into the perfect hangout for ghouls around the neighborhood.
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Howling Wolf Stencil
A full moon is the perfect backdrop for a howling wolf.
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Smiley Face Stencil
A smiling pumpkin will get everyone in the Halloween spirit.
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Creepy Crow Stencil
This spooky crow might have guests flying away before they even get to the door.
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Say Cheese Stencil
A cheesy grin will have your pumpkin ready for his closeup.
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Haunted Tree Stencil
When this scary tree came to life, even the bats were spooked.
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Snarling Face Stencil
No kids will steal candy when this snarling pumpkin is looking.
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Even with his long fangs, this goofy Dracula looks friendly.
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A full moon makes for a bright stroll through the woods for a buck.
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Create a graveyard by carving this tombstone stencil into a grouping of pumpkins.
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Cat in the Moon Stencil
A creeping cat is on the lookout for spooky creatures.
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