Ahhh…the Classic Jack-O-Lantern. Fun. But Not for Us.
We’re Going All Avant-Garde this Year.
And We Have Great Inspiration.
Hello Pumpkin Carving Masterpieces!
A Country Living Magazine Pumpkin Wood Stove. Love the Orange Glow and Stacked Wood.
A Country Living Magazine Pumpkin House. Bark Door and Roof. Cotton Puff Smoke. Cozy.
And the Crazy Cat.
Everyone is Pumpkin Crazy Here.
The Elementary School Pumpkin Carving Contest has Big Winners.
Meet Candy Corn Head. Or is it a Sea Urchin?
A Ghostly School House.
First Grade Funny Faces and Glitter.
Boil and Toil Witches’ Brew.
Dia del los Muertos.
Now it’s Our Turn.
Pumpkins at the Ready. Carving Tools in Hand. Inspiration Swirling in Our Heads.
Cutting the Bottom is the Best Place to Start.
It’s Easy to Remove the Guts and the Top Stem Stays in Place.
A Right of Passage to Handle the Cutting Tools.
Sketching Out the Design for the Wood Stove Helps to Get it Just So. In theory.
Pumpkin Cutting Tools are Safer than Knives and Streamline the Carving. Cat Face Emerging.
We Save the Seeds and Pulp for Planting. It has never worked in the past…But We Keep Trying. 🙂
Hot Glue for Finishing Touches. Ears. Whiskers. Doors. Roof. Check.
Black Spray Paint Adds Drama to the Cat. The Wispy Hot Glue adds a Spider Web Effect (?)
The Black Pumpkin Wood Stove. With a Few Broken Windows. Hmmm.
The Pumpkin House is Wobbly but Ready for Trick-Or-Treaters.
Once Night Falls, a Little Sneak Peek Before All Hallows Eve.
Everyone Looks Better in Candle Light.
But You Already Knew That. 🙂
These are the Best Pumpkins We Ever Did!
Love the Magic.
Will You Celebrate with Pumpkins?
A Little Carving? Some Baking? Drinking Hot Drinks?
Don’t Forget to Add that Dash of Magic.