Get your carving tools out, because we have 31 ways—from spooky to elegant to jolly—to make your house Halloween ready.
Don’t be afraid to draw directly on your pumpkin. Sketch out a design freehand, or use a template. There are plenty of illustrations online that you can print out too (Pumpkin Templates). Tape the pattern to the pumpkin, and trace it. Press hard enough to leave an impression on the flesh, and follow the lines for cutting.