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RebeccaMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 23-Oct-12 11:05:03

Have you been growing a whopper of a pumpkin for Halloween? Or shop bought is fine

Do you and your DC carve a Jack O' Lantern every year? Or do you just want to show off your artistic brilliance?

Upload a picture of your pumpkin here for us all to howl ogle over and any top carving tips/pumpkin recipes you have, do share.

Tizwozliz Wed 24-Oct-12 18:44:33

Too early for this years, so I've uploaded a previous effort

Pumpkins I've carved in the last 5 years

ninjanurse Wed 24-Oct-12 18:56:31

Oh tizwoz - I love the stars one! I may steal that idea this year!

MickeyTheShortOne Wed 24-Oct-12 20:13:00

Too early for this year (and I suspect I won't do one this year due to imminent arrival of DC1!) So this is last year's effort..

BrianCoxIsEatingBrains Wed 24-Oct-12 20:34:11

This is my first ever attempt at carving something other than a scary face. It was from last year and friends/family/trick or treaters were very impressed.

Liking all the other ideas on here, I will have to get my ideas planned - I want to do 2 this year for on top of the porch.

Great idea about battery operated tea lights - thank you smile

GoodnightNobody Wed 24-Oct-12 20:44:55

These are brilliant!

AnEerieAirOfHorror Wed 24-Oct-12 20:56:48

Too early yet but marking place smile

RabidCarrot Wed 24-Oct-12 21:03:11

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RabidCarrot Wed 24-Oct-12 21:04:56

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MrsMangoBiscuit Wed 24-Oct-12 21:57:56

I haven't done one this year yet. This one is last years though.

MrsMangoBiscuit Wed 24-Oct-12 21:58:36

Hmm, lets try that again...

Catsmamma Wed 24-Oct-12 22:09:19

ooh tizwoliz...loving the imprisoned mini pumpkin! I may have to steal that! :D

Pinterest is great for ideas too if you need inspiration.

tethersend Wed 24-Oct-12 23:30:28

Last year's Exorcist one:

tethersend Wed 24-Oct-12 23:31:13

Oh bollocks. Try again.

garlicbaguette Thu 25-Oct-12 00:52:13

By an amazing young designer called Dixie smile

garlicbaguette Thu 25-Oct-12 00:52:39


garlicbaguette Thu 25-Oct-12 00:53:08

oh, I give up

HalloweenNameChange Thu 25-Oct-12 02:22:28

None yet, but previous effort for dh who is a liverpool fan

HalloweenNameChange Thu 25-Oct-12 02:23:14

hmmm did this work

HalloweenNameChange Thu 25-Oct-12 02:25:11

right last time

HalloweenNameChange Thu 25-Oct-12 02:31:44

Ah hell try it one more time

HalloweenNameChange Thu 25-Oct-12 02:32:41

Right...appear to have now appeared on all previous posts? The mumsnet gremlins are at work.. Right now for my Ipswich pumpkin

HalloweenNameChange Thu 25-Oct-12 02:36:12

And the red Lion

Loulousmummy Thu 25-Oct-12 09:09:21

I am very embarrassed by impressed by your creations. Tbf I dd did draw the face with no help.

BitOutOfPractice Thu 25-Oct-12 09:59:45

Wow! Theseare brilliant and I am shamelessly stealing some of your ideas impressed

JamNan Thu 25-Oct-12 10:06:45

bugger I can't upload a pic.

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