Sunday, November 06, 2005

Pumpkin Carving for Beginners

Excuse my enthusiasm,

Halloween being over and all that, but I carved my first 2 pumpkins this past halloween and like a proud momma, wanna share the results :)

*Please be patient as the pictures load*

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The Template, Witchy Poo

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Cut out the top, use scraper to scrape out the insides of the pumpkin

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Take a moment to prepare for what comes next...

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Paste stencil on pumpkin, use the sharp thingy to outline pattern on pumpkin, then use the saw to carve out pattern

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Witchy Poo in all her splendour, flanked by the actual FIRST attempt, a Chinese halloween pumpkin with the words Prosperity and jaggedy teeth..Bleh.


Laura.Y said...

ah so! that's how u do it! hehe cute pumkins letti :)

Jaxon S said...

you have a good hand, letti.

Monica said...

That is so cool!!!!

Harmonia said...

That's soooo amazing!

Big Gay Sam said...

o.k., I'm jealous.

I think this should be the start of a blogging pumpkin carving contest.

(starting next year of course)

Although, you win this year!


Anonymous said...

Letti, did carter tell you that we carved one with Aidan as well? We had a great time doing that and eating roasted pumpkin seeds afterwards. Will post some pictures.
Thanks again for Aidan's Halloween gift. -- ww

<"3 )~ said...

Yay letti! What a good job you did!

I've never carved pumpkins, as we weren't allowed in my house. But Oliver has two pumpkins over at his apartment and he plans to carve at least one. Maybe I'll have to post his attempts :)

<"3 )~ taranicole

Anonymous said...

the pumpkin looks great!

Gene Lim said...

good for ya!
hey least u get it started and it looks great!!
i can never have that patient! ;)

*~*HollyMarie*~* said...

You did a great job with those. I love Halloween. Lots of fun!

*~*God Bless*~*

makuahine said...

Good job!! Me, I've never carved a pumpkin before!!

Sarah said...

Omg they are totally awesome. I only did the typical smiley scarey face and even that looked dodgy. I guess its just the smell of them - I cant stand it lol and then I just rush to finish lol
Any way have a good week, Hugs

K. Restoule said...

I think it's so cool when they do that. Personally I want to see an Oprah Pumpkin.

Big Gay Sam said...

ummm.. anyone talk to Letti lately?

letti said...

love you guys lots..just been a little distracted lately...*huggles to everyone* winks at sam

Don said...

Awesome carving job!