Halloween Pumpkins: From Stencils to Carved

Finally, a great way to select a pumpkin carving pattern! See a stencil, then go to the next slide to see the actual carved pumpkin. To make, print the PDF, then size the pattern on a copier if needed. Tape it to your pumpkin and outline the pattern with pinpricks before carving your masterpiece. Simply log onto BHG.com and register (it's free).


  • view all thumbnails
Jack-o'-Lantern Pumpkin Pattern
1/36
Jack-in-a-Jack Pumpkin Stencil

    Carve this grinner into your pumpkin to set a spooky Halloween mood.

2/36
Carved Jack-in-a-Jack Pumpkin

    The fun pumpkin-in-a-pumpkin is a cool effect.

3/36
1 Stencil, 5 Jack-o'-Lanterns

    If one pumpkin face just isn't enough, carve five instead -- all on one pumpkin.

4/36
Carved 1 Stencil, 5 Jack-o'-Lanterns

    Although this stencil takes some time to carve, the results are stunning.

5/36
Flying Witch Stencil

    A witch on a late-night flight is sure to turn your yard into a frightening gathering ground for trick-or-treaters.

6/36
Carved Flying Witch Stencil

    The moon carves out to make this pumpkin really glow.

7/36
Cat-o'-Lantern Stencil

    This cute cat hides behind a grinning pumpkin.

8/36
Carved Cat-o'-Lantern Stencil

    The cat carving becomes the background when you finish your jack-o'-lantern.

9/36
Ghostly Greeter Stencil

    Greet guests with this ghostly pumpkin -- guaranteed to give a fright.

10/36
Carved Ghostly Greeter Stencil

    This guy is a cinch to carve and really glows in the night.

11/36
Cat in the Moon Stencil

    A spooky black cat's tail filters the light shining from the moon in this stencil.

12/36
Carved Cat in the Moon Stencil

    Be sure to follow the pattern closely; this stencil alternates carved and not-carved areas, such as the fence posts.

13/36
Boo Kitty Stencil

    Although this cat has a spooky message, she's anything but scary.

14/36
Carved Boo Kitty Stencil

    The cat's eyes, ears, and mouth really stand out in the finished pumpkin carving.

15/36
Haunted Tree Stencil

    This tree is so creepy even the bats don't want to hang from the branches.

16/36
Carved Haunted Tree Stencil

    Detailed, thin lines make this carving a bit time-consuming, but the results are worth it.

17/36
Nervous Face Stencil

    A nervous pumpkin face will make guests wary of what might be lurking in the shadows.

18/36
Carved Nervous Face Stencil

    This guy gets even more expressive when he's carved.

19/36
Angry Face Stencil

    An angry pumpkin face will have trick-or-treaters approaching the front door with caution.

20/36
Carved Angry Face Stencil

    Glaring eyes become glowing when you get a candle inside this jack-o'-lantern.

21/36
Trick-or-Treat Stencil

    This pumpkin will have kids wondering if they're in for a trick or a treat.

22/36
Carved Trick-or-Treat Stencil

    The message really pops after you've finished carving. The stars also add a nice glowing effect.

23/36
Witch Stencil

    A witchy pumpkin creates a cackling good mood for Halloween night.

24/36
Carved Witch Stencil

    Bet your trick-or-treaters will love this glowing witch face on your doorstep.

25/36
Tombstone Stencil

    Create a graveyard by carving this stencil on loads of pumpkins and placing them about the lawn.

26/36
Carved Tombstone Stencil

    Instead of carving, scrape out this design for a daytime stunner that will also last longer than a carved pumpkin.

27/36
Holiday Must-Have: Making Faces Pumpkin Carving Kit

    Make carving your fun faces easier with this great kit.

    You can delight children and adults alike with "spook-tacular" pumpkin designs you carve yourself.

28/36
Cat on a Broom Stencil

    This joy-riding feline must have ditched the witch for this broom ride.

29/36
Carved Cat on a Broom Stencil

    The full moon offers a large opening for light to come through your carving.

30/36
Owl Stencil

    This owl stencil is a hoot. Wire small glass beads to his eyes for a glowing effect.

31/36
Carved Owl Stencil

    The glass beads strung from wire take this stencil up a notch.

32/36
Hanging Bat Stencil

    Kids will be hanging around your yard when you display this bat pumpkin.

33/36
Carved Hanging Bat Stencil

    As a fun addition, wire-on a twig for your carved bat to hang from.

34/36
Spider Stencil

    Create a web of mystery by adding this stencil to a plump pumpkin and placing it in your yard.

35/36
Carved Spider Stencil

    The legs and body on this spider are simple shapes -- this design is particularly easy to carve.

36/36
Popular Slideshows
Leaves are falling and jack-o'-lanterns are making...

Get inspired with this online gallery of creative ...

Transform your home into a haunted house with Hall...

FULL YEAR just $5.99
Click Here!



Related Links
Leaves are falling and jack-o'-lanterns are making...

Get inspired with this online gallery of creative ...

Transform your home into a haunted house with Hall...

A three-step makeover lets this living room accomo...

Share Your Thoughts