You’ve been there, done that with a toothy grin. This Halloween, mix it up with a creative new design no one else on your block will have. If that seems too complex for your knife skills, skip carving altogether and try one of our painted pumpkin ideas instead!
1 The Death Star
That’s no moon! In a galaxy far, far away, there’s seriously cool pumpkins.
2 A Thorn In Its Side
When you’ve got themed dishes to match, a spiky jack-o’-lantern can make a great centerpiece or party platter accent.
Get the tutorial at Country Living.
3 Emoji Ghost
We’re millennials and we aren’t even sorry. This is our perception of a ghost.
4 Carved for Ice
Because you need a drink to go with all the spooks.
Get the tutorial at Everyday Dishes & DIY.
5 Pumpkins on Pumpkins
Instead of one awesome jack-o-lantern, craft a giant skull from a bunch of mini ones. Bad ass level = 100 percent.