Pumpkin Carving 101

By Chris Wallace for Walnut Hollow

Halloween is absolutely one of my FAVORITE holidays and to celebrate I pulled together the creative minds of some of my talented blogging friends to bring you over 110 fabulous Halloween ideas! We have so many fun ideas to share! I guarantee you’ll find a project (or 10!) that you would love to incorporate into your Halloween festivities. All week (Monday through Saturday) Walnut Hollow and our blogging friends will be sharing our fun creations with all of you. Each day will include approximately 20 Halloween projects and you can “hop” from one blog to another to check them all out.

So here’s the final installment of fabulous Halloween ideas from our creative blogging friends. Join the blog hop & click on each of the links below, for the Halloween projects you’d like to see in more detail and it’ll take you right to that post with additional information and photos on how to create it. Have fun and pin away!

Over 110 creative Halloween projects and ideas for Halloween fun. #halloweenprojects #halloween #diyhalloweenideas

1. Mini Ghost Pumpkin Cakes
2. Easy Halloween Sculpey necklace
3. Owl-ween Party
4. Easy Halloween Cupcake Wrapper Wreath
5. Halloween Polka Dot Pillow
6. Halloween Dinner Party Table Setting
7. Halloween Party Garland
8. Halloween Oreo Truffles
9. Skeleton Hat
10. Fabric Halloween Wreath Tutorial
11. Pumpkin Carving 101
12. Dress It Up Halloween Trick-or-Treat Bags
13. Lips as Red as the Rose (an ICE Resin belt buckle)
14. Easy Halloween Caramel Apple Dippers
15. Raccoon Mask
16. Pumpkin Tea Towels
17. Easy Halloween Window Cling

Follow our Fabulous Halloween Ideas Pinterest board for even more inspiration!

Follow Design Dazzle’s board Fabulous Halloween Ideas on Pinterest.

 

My creation for this fun Halloween blog hop is:

Hasn’t this week been fun? All sorts of great ideas for Halloween. But there is more!!! This idea is for Pumpkin Carving on foam pumpkins that you can find in many craft stores during this time of the year. The best part about carving on these pumpkins is that you get to keep them from year to year and they won’t deteriorate!

For ideas on what to carve on your pumpkins, it’s as simple as checking out about a million ideas on the internet. Or, you can always draw your own design or even trace the inside of spooky cookie cutters for shapes.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERATo get started, be sure to read all manufacturer’s instructions found inside the Creative Versa-Tool® by Walnut Hollow. Use pliers to attach the Hot Knife Point on the Tool. Secure Tool Stand to a work surface with tape. Place the Tool on the Stand. Plug into electric outlet, turn the Versa-Temp control dial to the Red Zone and heat for 4-5 minutes.

Watch this video to see the easy way to carve foam pumpkins using the Creative Versa-Tool®:

Here are some photos of other Pumpkin Carving ideas you can use for foam pumpkins.

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And you can even make a Pumpkin Clock!Pumpkin-Clock-Clockmaking-Project[1]

Enjoy and Happy Halloween!

Thanks to all 110+ fabulous bloggers participating! We’d love for you to visit their blogs and see what else they’re up to!

100 Directions || 365daysofcrafts || a girl and a glue gun || A Prudent Life || Addicted 2 DIY || Albion Gould || Ashlee Marie || Atta Girl Says || Bakerette || BD Design || BellaGrey Designs || Black and White Obsession || Bloom Designs Online || Blue i Style || Bombshell Bling || bumblebreeblog || C.R.A.F.T. || Celebration Lane || Clean and Scentsible || Clearsnap || Confetti Sunshine || Crafts by Courtney || Creations by Kara || Creative Juice || Cutesy Crafts || Design Dazzle || Dress It Up Crafts || Echoes of Laughter || Everyday Party Magazine || Eye Candy Creative Studio || Fairfield World || Fearlessly Creative Mammas || Five Heart Home || Fizzy Party || Free Time Frolics || Frenchie || FrugElegance || Glued To My Crafts || GreatStitch || Happiness is Homemade || Here Comes the Sun || Home Maid Simple || Honeybear Lane || hoopla palooza || Hydrangea Hippo || I Dig Pinterest || ICE Resin || inkhappi || Insitefull Living || It’s Sew Lorine || Jaco’lyn Murphy || Jen A. Street || Just My Little Mess || Just Us Four || Katarina’s Paperie || Kiki and Company || Laura Kelly’s INKlings || Let’s Eat Grandpa || Let’s Go Junking || Liz on Call || Love The Day || Made by a Princess || Made From Pinterest || Made to be a Momma || Major Hoff Takes A Wife || Make Life Lovely || My Craftily Ever After || My Daylights Blog || My Insanity || Nature’s Knockout || Not Just A Mommy || One Creative Mommy || Organize & Decorate Everything || Our Thrifty Ideas || Paleo Priests || Persia Lou || Pink Cake Plate || PinkWhen || Play. Party. Pin. || Practical Parenting || Reclaim Yourself Retreat || See Vanessa Craft || She’s Crafty || Simple Sojourns || Simply Designing || Soiree Event Design || Sowdering About || Splendid Design || Stuffed Suitcase || Super Simple with Terri O || Suzys Sitcom || Sweet and Simple Magazine || Swish Printables || Sypsie Designs || That’s What Che Said || The Benson Street || The Cards We Drew || The Gunny Sack || The Happy Scraps || The Life of Jennifer Dawn || The Scrap Shoppe || The Things I Love Most || Tikkido || Two Thirty~Five Designs || Wait ‘Til Your Father Gets Home || Walnut Hollow Blog

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