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Use these stencil patterns to create cute (or creepy) Halloween pumpkins that will surprise your guests.
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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Guess which holiday this guy loves? Spell out the season by carving the words into your pumpkin.
Get mischevious this Halloween! Fangs and big eyes peer out from this carving.
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.
Crack a smile when you're carving -- just like this happy fellow!
Sink your teeth into this clever carving.
Watch this step-by-step tutorial to learn some surprising tips and tricks to achieve a perfectly carved pumpkin.
Hang around this guy long enough and you're sure to elicit laughs.
He's got his (one) eye on you! Carve a simple ghoul that is sure to attract stares.
This fun stencil will have you ready for hoards of trick-or-treaters.
This skeleton stencil is scared speechless.
Turn your pumpkin into a graveyard with this bony stencil.
This cat stencil is so cute, you might find yourself wanting to cuddle with your jack-o'-lantern.
This creepy face will scare more than just the crows away.
A bewitching stencil will turn your yard into the perfect hangout for ghouls around the neighborhood.
A full moon is the perfect backdrop for a howling wolf.
This spooky crow might have guests flying away before they even get to the door.
A cheesy grin will have your pumpkin ready for his closeup.
When this scary tree came to life, even the bats were spooked.
No kids will steal candy when this snarling pumpkin is looking.
Even with his long fangs, this goofy Dracula looks friendly.
A full moon makes for a bright stroll through the woods for a buck.
Create a graveyard by carving this tombstone stencil into a grouping of pumpkins.
A creeping cat is on the lookout for spooky creatures.