Pumpkin Carving Ideas

Don't be the only one in the neighborhood with a lame lantern.

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Wayne Johnson
A "vomiting pumpkin" spewing edible treats makes a fun addition to any Halloween party table
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Don't be the only one in the neighborhood with a lame lantern. Let these pumpkin artists act as your muse.
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Bethany Worley and Blythe Russell
Bethany Worley and Blythe Russell from Greenville, Tx.
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smiling girl pumpkin! named "Lola"
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Julie Wojtowicz
Wojotowicz carved this pumpkin for a contest.
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Francisco Herrera
Rangers 4-0
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Deanna Marsh
Ranger Pumpkin Claw - It's Time
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DOYLESTOWN, PA - OCTOBER 19: A pumpkin is carved into the shape of a "Skull" is seen on display October 19, 2003 at the 12th Annual Pumpkinfest celebration October 19, 2003 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Thousands of people come each year to the Moravian Tileworks to view pumpkin carvings by local Pennsylvania artists in an alcohol free event sponsored by the Bucks County Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence to promote a drug and alcohol dependency awareness. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)
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Mark Salerno
Mark Salerno loves to carve pumpkins.
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Wayne Johnson
A "vomiting pumpkin" spewing edible treats makes a fun addition to any Halloween party table
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Pumpkin Wolf Carved By Sapphire, 13 years old.
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Eric Falberg sent in this example. He is part of a group trying to set the world record for carved pumpkins. Check out the story here.
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Halloween Pumpkin Carving with Friends from Beth VanderMeer of Joliet, IL. Send us an image of your jack-o-lantern to isee@nbcsandiego.com.
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A jack o'lantern pumpkins is displayed at "The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze" Halloween event in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, October 4, 2009. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
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Illuminated pumpkins are displayed at "The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze" Halloween event in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, October 4, 2009. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
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Kim Mort
Send us an image of your jack-o-lantern to isee@nbcsandiego.com.
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NHStateParks.org/Ellen Edersheim
Ranger Pumpkin Carved by my future son-in-law Andrew Barnes...
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A jack o'lantern pumpkin is displayed at "The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze" Halloween event in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, October 4, 2009. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
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Send us an image of your jack-o-lantern to isee@nbcsandiego.com.
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My husband carved this beautiful pumpkin. This is the second year in a row that he has done this Jesus pumpkin.
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Pierce Hutchings.
Another look at the HiFi pumpkin.
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Broker P
Kelsey Podell carved this Marilyn Monroe pumpkin.
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Lori
I was taking a picture of the pumpkins I just painted and my black cat (P.J.) walked over to see what I was doing.. Laura Musgrave Gurnee, IL.
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A jack o'lantern pumpkin is displayed at "The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze" Halloween event in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, October 4, 2009. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
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Lisa Hayes
My 11 year old daughter Ashton Hayes from Rowlett, TX. carved these pumpkins and I think she is the best artist ever!!! Send us an image of your jack-o-lantern to isee@nbcsandiego.com.
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Send us an image of your jack-o-lantern to isee@nbcsandiego.com.
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Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival
A jack-o-latern is all smiles at the annual Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival.
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Illuminated pumpkins are displayed at "The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze" Halloween event in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, October 4, 2009. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
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Marianne Hale
Send us an image of your jack-o-lantern to isee@nbcsandiego.com.
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Super Paws Rescue
Send us an image of your jack-o-lantern to isee@nbcsandiego.com.
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