How do you make carving pumpkins fun?

All you have to do is paint your pumpkin bright pink (or any color you’d like). Then, just make holes for the eyes and mouth, and pop in some giant faux flowers and scary fake teeth! Carve out doors on three pumpkins and have happy (or scary) ghosts pop out. You can even fill the pumpkins with fluff to look like smoke.

What do you do with carved pumpkins?

How to Reuse Carved Pumpkins

  1. Roast Pumpkin Seeds. To roast pumpkin seeds, separate them from the stringy guts and rinse well.
  2. Make Pumpkin Stock.
  3. Feed the Critters.
  4. Add it to Compost.
  5. Whip Up a Batch of Pumpkin Puree.
  6. Bake Pumpkin Bread.
  7. Make Pumpkin Soup.
  8. Eat Your Casserole Dish.

How do you keep a carved pumpkin from rotting?

Soak the carved pumpkin in a tub of cold water overnight to keep it hydrated. Add a little bit of bleach to the water, which helps prevent mold. Dry off the pumpkin as soon as you remove it. Lastly, rub petroleum jelly all over the edges of the pumpkin.

Can you cook with carving pumpkin?

The short answer is yes. However pumpkins that we purchase for carving (in America) are not grown to be cooked and don’t taste great in traditional pumpkin recipes like pumpkin pie, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin soup, pumpkin pancakes, etc. “Jack-o-latern” pumpkins are typically large, flat bottomed, filled with less flesh.

Do animals eat carved pumpkins?

A lot of pumpkins are on display right now. Many are carved and won’t be eaten by humans. But animals love pumpkins. The good news is that pumpkins – provided they aren’t painted or coated – are safe, nutritious and delicious for wildlife.

What are some good Pumpkin Carving ideas?

Paint a face mask on a pumpkin using colorful paint,leaving spaces for the eyes,nose,and the mouth.

  • This pumpkin carving idea is perfect for someone who doesn’t have arachnophobia!
  • Add a little rock-n-roll edge to your pumpkins this Halloween!
  • Cover your pumpkin with metallic spray paint.
  • How do you make a carved pumpkin?

    Martha Stewart pumpkin owl. Martha Stewart has created this super easy design for a pumpkin owl that just about anyone can master.

  • Skull a Day. If you’re looking for a pumpkin design that’s a bit different,experiment with different size pumpkins.
  • Place of my Taste.
  • The Crafted Life.
  • Whipperberry.
  • One Little Project.
  • Mini Fairy Garden.
  • What are some alternatives to carving for decorating Pumpkins?

    Mr. and Mrs.

  • Mummy Pumpkin. First,lather the white paint all over the pumpkin.
  • Tissue Paper Pumpkin. Using decorative tissue paper,tear,cut or use a paper punch to make smaller pieces of tissue paper.
  • Painting Pumpkins. There are so many options for painting pumpkins.
  • Marble Pumpkin. I’ve always been intrigued by little white pumpkins.
  • Glowing Pumpkins.
  • How to decorate pumpkins without carving them?

    Stencil it:

  • Add a Layer:
  • Pour it On:
  • Just for Kids:
  • Do you have other great Fall Decoration Ideas? I’d love to see them!