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Lazy Girl's Halloween Cupcakes

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How to Make Popcorn Balls

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Make a Mouse-House Pumpkin

Drill holes in a pumpkin to turn it into a cheesy home for plastic mice.

What You'll Need

  • Pumpkin
  • Drill and 1/2- and 1-inch flat wood bits
  • Light yellow spray paint
  • Plastic mice

For a list of tools, tips, and techniques, such as transferring your pattern, please see:

Pumpkin-Carving Basics

How to Make It

  1. Use a drill and 1/2- and 1-inch flat wood bits to cut holes in the pumpkin.
  2. Spray-paint the pumpkin surface light yellow, carefully covering the cut edges of the holes.
  3. Place plastic mice in and around the holes.

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