One of the most enjoyable traditions of Halloween is to make a jack-o-lantern with your friends or family. And, if you have young kids, this can be an especially fun and special time. However, carving jack-o-lanterns are hard!
First, you have to scoop all the seeds, mush, and guck out of them. Then, after you wash out the inside, you are ready to create your masterpiece. And, with an old knife from your kitchen or jagged scissors, your masterpiece is lucky if you can make out its face.
Though it isn’t essential to have the best looking jack-o-lantern on the block, you might hurt your pride a little each year when faced with this dreaded task. Today, we are going to look at some photos of people who actually know how to carve jack-o-lanterns. Maybe this can give you some inspiration. But, don’t make your husband stay up with you trying to recreate these gorgeous masterpieces. Whether you want a jack-o-lantern that is spooky, artistic, wacky, or not a pumpkin, we got you covered.
These jack-o-lanterns are sure to terrify your neighborhood kids when they come to trick or treat. Just make sure that they aren’t too scary for your kids, or for you…
For those of you out there who are crafty and good with a knife, this is your time to shine. Create a masterpiece to show off to all your neighbors. Also, have fun thinking of creative things to turn your pumpkins into with your kids.
Who says that jack-o-lanterns can’t be adorable? These ideas are sure to delight your kids and even just yourself! These jack-o-lanterns will definitely cause people to pass your house or apartment and smile.
Not really a pumpkin kind of girl? A trend that has been sweeping our nation has been carving pineapples as jack-o-lanterns. This is a great way to soak the last dredges of summer into your Halloween traditions. Also, you can cook some fantastic pineapple upside down cake when you are finished. Halloween doesn’t always have to be spooky; sometimes it can be pretty sweet. Check out some carved pineapples below!
As you can see, there are so many fun options and ways to decorate your jack-o-lantern this Halloween. Make sure that you are creative, take your time, and have fun!
For tips on decorating your house for fall, check out our article here.