Pumpkin Carving Posts, Inspiration & Links For 2010 Halloween

Although I think using a pumpkin carving 'stencil' or 'pattern' is cheating, it's what most people use these days if they want a better-than-ordinary jack-o-lantern sitting on their front porch. Before I share with you links for pumpkin-carving stencils and patterns, I first want to share with you some of my most interesting posts on cool pumpkins from years past.

The Sculpted Pumpkins of Scott Cummins

Pumpkin Carving Grows Even Geekier

The Amazing Pumpkins by Maniac Pumpkin Carvers

One of the more popular this year are the AKC Dog Breed stencils featured on the Better Homes & Garden site. But rather than show you those formal images, the photo outtakes from the shoot are far more fun to look at:

Printable and download-able pumpkin carving stencils and patterns:

Zombie Pumpkins Stencils

Patterns from Pumpkin Lady

Better Homes & Gardens large selection of pumpkin stencils

More free carving stencils and patterns

For you dog lovers, here's a bunch of breed stencils

Now, you have no excuses for a lame pumpkin, Get carving!


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Betty Murphy said...

Awww great! I love these cool pumpkins! I'd love to include these designs in my favorites of halloween pumpkins if you'd let me. That'll be very nice.

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