Forget the traditional jack-o'-lantern this Halloween and instead try these cool contemporary pumpkin-carving ideas! Turn to our collection of cool pumpkin-carving ideas, including cocktail-inspired pumpkins, a pumpkin bonfire, and a batty belfry.
Holiday still life of fruits and vegetables. Keywords: Christmas apple apples artichoke berries berry bird nest bowl decor decorative festive holiday jar still life winter Photographer: Georgianna Lane, 2008
Simple Pumpkin Hurricanes - If you love the look of hurricanes lining a front path, put an autumn spin on them by using oversize heirloom pumpkins in various shades of orange and green as bases—perfect for welcoming guests to a fall-themed party.
Halloween Pumpkin Papier Mache Pumpkin - Use a balloon and twine to form the pumpkin sections, then add your layers of paper strips. Allow to dry overnight, then paint. Very Clever! This link also provides you with a Homemade Candy Corn recipe!
Lantern Pumpkin: Make a natural luminaria by carving long triangles into a pumpkin. A candle or LED light resting inside the pumpkin gives the look of a Chinese lantern. Rest the pumpkin in a ceramic garden urn decorated with fall leaves and berry vines.