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  1. What to carve..

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Has anyone carved a pumpkin yet this year? If so, what did you do? If you're looking for ideas, maybe a way to further that carving with something...well let's just say a little more un-traditional check out this video I just put together on carving a watermelon and transforming it into a...
  2. Pumpkin Carving Party 2012 video invite!

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Hey everyone! Like many of you, I have a yard haunt every year on Halloween and last August I moved away for school. Well, since I knew I wasn't able to be home on Halloween night, I noticed my cousin stopped having a yearly pumpkin carving get together a few years back. So I sunk my teeth...
  3. Static: foam wrapping, good uses?

    Halloween Props
    has anybody used foam wrap, such as the stuff used for protecting mail shipments...etc here's a link http://www.uboxes.com/moving_supplies_foamwrap.aspx?CategoryID=20&gclid=CNPu_YWRsKsCFYdrKgodljyvfg there's different thicknesses and widths, but, overall, it's faily cheap...I was pondering...
  4. A Pumpkin Carving Horror Story

    General Halloween
    So I recently made a short video about my pumpkin carving experience a couple years ago. Here it is... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6jW7s_mJr4 As the story goes, my girlfriend and I were carving a pumpkin with an awful Walgreens-quality "carver" when the blade simply broke off. Seeing as...
  5. Jack-O-Lanterns

    General Halloween
    Jack o lanterns have been a tradition for a while but to me it's a classic piece of decor that cannot be forgotten. They are carved in all different ways now to make them look, creative, silly or spooky. Now don't stop reading now because you think i'm a weirdo person who does little halloween...
  6. Static: Foam Carved Fire Place Needs finish!!! HELP?

    Halloween Props
    This is a fire place i have been working on for a a few weeks now, i have it about as far as my ideas can carry me... all i can do is stare at it now (i know we have all been there) :) please help me come up with a way to either "gore it up" or add something to it to make it "haunted". i plan on...
  7. Building and Painting Tombstones: Tutorial

    This is a two-part video series on how to make Halloween Tombstones: Following is an outline and pictures of the construction of this stone: Okay, let's start: Cut Foam: First off...ALWAYS WEAR A MASK WHEN CUTTING FOAM! The foam dust floats through the air and...
  8. Hello everyone!

    Member Introduction
    Hello! I'm getting ready for our 4th annual 'Pumpkin Massacre' on the 24th and was looking for ideas and recipes. I came across this forum and have found it to be a great resource. Every year we host a pumpkin carving party for family and friends... and friends of friends. ;) It has grown...
  9. Extreme Pumpkins

    the Death Star.... Scary Skull... Pirates of the Carribbean
  10. How do I do pumpkin carving templates?

    General Halloween
    Hi - I'm pretty proud of the Joker picture I drew and I wanted to know if someone could tell me about the best materials for tracing and carving it onto my pumpkin. I think I can wing it because I've done one before but I'd appreciate any tips or tricks to make the task a bit faster next time...
  11. This Old House Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest

    General Halloween
    Hi, This Old House magazine is having a pumpkin carving contest and would like to invite you to participate! All the information can be found here: TOH Pumpkin-Carving Contest Carve your best jack–o'–lantern for a chance to appear on This Old House website and win valuable prizes! If you...
  12. Pumpkin Carving Templates/Patterns

    For Sale By Merchants
    Hi All, Various pumpkin carving templates and patterns with carving instructions and tips for getting the best possible results. Also, free costume ideas, pumpkin pie recipes and seed cooking instruction, costumes ideas and some Halloween party games. Check it out at Pumpkin Patterns ...