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Pumpkin Carving Ideas

We have decided to take the plunge this year and carve pumpkins. We usually paint since our kids have been young. but this year they have requested that we carve. I have been scouring the internet for easy and simple carving stencils. I came across several easy ones that the kids can work on with help. We are thinking Wonder Woman and Mickey Mouse. It will probably be more than I am prepared for. But we are going to tackle it anyway.

I found hundreds of Disney stencils in my search for the perfect Mickey Mouse. So if you and your kiddos are looking for pretty much anything Disney this is the place to look.

Wonder Woman was harder to find. Everyone had silhouettes, and there is just no way my 5 year old can handle that. I finally found this idea of doing her symbol. It is still a little complicated, but with help from Mom and Dad I am sure we can make it happen easier than a silhouette. If you have a super hero fan at your house check out this site full of Justice League Logos.

Save the Pumpkin: Preserve those Carved Pumpkins!

We all love to carve a pumpkin at halloween. But they go bad so quickly! We have resorted to painting them in years past but now the kids are older and they are demanding a carving session. I love a carved pumpkin. They are so sweet to light and enjoy during the nights leading to halloween, and they make a house look ready on halloween night. I hate to see them rot. So this year we are researching ideas to keep them from rotting too soon.

I found several ideas, and asked several friends what has worked best for them in the past. And I have come to the conclusion that nothing is perfect, but there are several ways to keep the rotting from happening too soon.

We have gathered a couple of ideas for you to try out. We hope that this helps you to enjoy some of your favorite carved pumpkins this fall.

Pumpkin Stencils: Ghouls and Goblins

Are your little ones looking for some new and interesting ways to decorate their pumpkins this Halloween? Well we have found a few fun ideas that are pretty easy to duplicate thanks to fantastic instructions and pumpkin stencils provided by Better Homes and Gardens. Do your kids look forward to making creepy and spooky pumpkins? Perhaps they would appreciate a stencil for ghosts, a flying witch, or a five-in-one jack-o-lantern? Well look no further you can now download these great stencils and create your own fabulous spooky pumpkin this Halloween.

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Are your kids more interested in creating a fun and happy pumpkin with paint and other fun materials? Then check out the instructions on how to make this great goofy monster group of pumpkins from Better Homes and Gardens.

Looking for a great skeleton stencil? Better Homes and Gardens also has some great iconic stencils that feature Halloween icons life werewolves, skeletons, Frankenstein, and Dracula.

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Better Homes and Gardens also features some great ideas for painting your pumpkin if you prefer not to get all gooey and grimy this Halloween. Each of the stencils and ideas are free and can be printed from home. So go check out some cool new ideas for your pumpkins this Halloween. You will be glad you did!

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