Now that fall is in full swing, you can bet that we’re already thinking all about Halloween! Now, we love every holiday there is, so we won’t it’s our absolute favourite, but there’s just something about Halloween that gets us excited in a way that no other time of year does. One of our very favourite parts of Halloween more specifically has always been carving pumpkins, but we’ve carved so many by this point in our lives that now we like to keep our eyes peeled well in advance of the big day in order to see if we can find new pumpkin carving designs that we actually have never tried before.
If you’re feeling just as interested in the idea of finding new ways to carve pumpkins as we are, if not more, check out these 15 ideas, designs, and tutorials that we’ve come across so far in our search for inspiration and guidance!
1. Easy peasy pumpkin carving tutorial for kids
Are you actually looking for a few tips and tricks for carving pumpkins with kids because you’re the proud parent of a first time carver but you’re finding the whole idea of your child’s little fingers and sharp things being involved in the same activity rather stressful? In that case, we have a feeling you’ll find this advice-filled resource from New Mom at 40 that guides you through a safe, careful process rather helpful in putting your mind at ease.
2. How to carve an easy bat with the kids
Are you feeling quite intrigued indeed by the idea of finding resources that will guide you through some tips for pumpkin carving with your kids but you’re convinced you’d have more success if you could find a tutorial that has one specific design rather than a group of possible suggestions? In that case, we’d definitely suggest taking a look at how Lille Punkin’ outlines the steps for safely carving a bat with your kids!
3. Tips for carving pumpkins using stencils
Just in case you’re a total perfectionist like we are and you’d rather get a perfectly outlined design than the more sketched looking effect you might get from free-handing the design or drawing it yourself, here’s an awesome tutorial that will show you how easy it can be to use stencils instead! Get the full details for choosing, printing, fastening, poking through, and carving according to a stencil can be on Beauty King UK.
4. Painted constellation pumpkins
Even though you’re totally in love with the idea of carving pumpkins like you do every year, have you also always been intrigued by the idea of painting pumpkins as well, and you’re having trouble choosing which one to do? Well, who ever said you had to choose? Instead, check out how Design Sponge did a little bit of both in order to create these gorgeous pumpkins that feature the actual shape of star constellations across their front surface!