Pumpkin Carving Ideas 2010: Templates and Patterns for Halloween
It's That Time of Year Again! Time to Get Out Your Knives and Carve Your Pumpkin!
If you want some tips on how to select a good pumpkin and hollow it out, see our post from last year - if you are a pumpkin 'hollowing out expert'... read on!
Pumpkin carving can be one of the best parts of Halloween and each year you can try and better your pumpkin from last year, but let's start with some of the more basic templates and ideas before getting too complicated.
Now those are some easy templates (more can be found at eHow), but one of the best parts of carving your pumpkin is getting the opportunity to be really creative and impress all your friends and neighbors.
You can always check out the site Extreme Pumpkins for some really amazing ideas, we've found some templates for you that may be a bit challenging, but will be worth it when you are done!
If you are looking for something topical, why not try the:
- Justin Bieber Pumpkin Stencil (sorry you have to pay for that one)
- Michael Jackson
- Death Star pumpkin
- Arnold Schwarzenegger (PDF)
- Hillary Duff (PDF)
- Edward and Bella From Twilight
- Edward Cullen
- Edward and Bella
- Barack Obama
- Sponge Bob
If you're not into the celebrity thing then you can try some more traditional pumpkin carving templates - we've picked out the ones we like best, but feel free to add your own in the comments! And don't forget to take a look at the photos for some inspirational ideas.
- 48 Pumpkin patterns from Extreme Pumpkins
- Haunted House
- Happy Halloween
- Scary Clown
- Standing Skeleton
- Eiffel Tower
- Statue of Liberty
- Witch and Cauldron