Carve a Pattern - Pumpkin Ideas for Your Front Door - Southernliving. Turn standard grocery store Halloween pumpkins into decorative votive holders that are embellished with polka-dot cutouts. How To Make It: Decorative Pumpkin Votive Holders
Etched Pumpkin Etching will leave an artful design on your pumpkin. The technique allows your pumpkin to last longer and is less messy than traditional carving. Try one of the templates from our October 2010 cover.