Get ready for the giggles and grins these funny pumpkin carving ideas will inspire this Halloween. From silly skeletons to a pumpkin birthday party, each of these funny pumpkin carving ideas are sure to win over any Halloween trick-or-treating crowd.
Full of big grins and fresh accents, these festive floral designs put a lighthearted twist on Halloween pumpkin carving. Creating them is simpler than it looks: Cut off the top or drill holes to tuck in flowers and branches (cucumber slices, carved potatoes, and ferns make other fun options). Attach other accents with pins, toothpicks, or glue.
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A white Lumina pumpkin works perfectly for this silly, skeleton pumpkin face filled with fall golden flowers. Use this funny pumpkin carving idea for a doorstep decoration or festive centerpiece. To make, cut out large circles for the eyes, a small triangle for the nose, and make a line for the mouth that's just big enough for light to shine through. Small vertical teeth slits finish this silly skeleton.
Spice things up this Halloween with a pumpkin birthday party! Download the party pumpkin stencils and carve out the smiling faces on pumpkins. Shape scrapbooking paper into cones, creating a variety of tall and short hats. Use tape to secure the paper in cone shapes and decorate with an assortment of patterned- paper circles. Trim some of the hat edges with paper fringe. Hot-glue the hats to the tops of the pumpkins.
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