Carved Pumpkin Lantern: A Dramatic Way to Carve a Pumpkin!

You've carved faces, but you've never made a pumpkin design quite like this one. See how a simple pattern and minimal carving skills can result in a stunning Halloween pumpkin.

What you'll need: pumpkin, carving tool, large spoon, pattern, pencil and contact paper, scissors, nail, and vegetable peeler. Carve out a small hole in base of pumpkin. Scoop out insides and discard. Trace pattern onto contact paper and cut out. Get the pattern at Stick pattern onto pumpkin. Outline with nail. Peel off and cut out. Repeat steps until pattern is carved on all sides. Clean up edges of carved openings. Place votive inside and display.