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pumpkin carving with leaves!

Decoration: Maple Leaf Pumpkin Carving -- there are a few ideas here I really like that are non-Halloweenish (for those of us who don't like Halloween)

Vine-and-Leaf-Carved Pumpkin Centerpiece (using the ginkgo leaf).

Vine-and-Leaf Carved Pumpkin

Vine-and-Leaf-Carved Pumpkin Centerpiece. An elegant twist on pumpkin carving, this design of vine and ginkgo leaves is the grown-up counterpart to a smiling sawtooth jack-o'-lantern.

33 Pumpkin Carving Ideas | Get your carving tools out, because we have 33 ways—from spooky to elegant to jolly—to make your house Halloween ready.

33 Pumpkin Carving Ideas

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.

Feel free to take a more natural approach with your pumpkin decorating and skip the spiderwebs and jack-o-lanterns. Simply carve a hole in a pumpkin and fill up with your favorite fall blooms.

Fabulous Fall Decorating Ideas

This smashing pumpkin centerpiece (done in 30 minutes!) celebrates the season with jewel-toned fall flowers tucked into gourds.

Fireside Thanksgiving Pumpkins

Awesome Pumpkin Carvings for Thanksgiving

Forget the traditional jack o' lantern and try a contemporary pumpkin carving idea this Halloween! Turn to our collection of cool pumpkin carving ideas, including cocktail-inspired pumpkins, a pumpkin bonfire, and a batty belfry.

Pumpkin house

House Pumpkin: Kim Ludwiczak and Renee Wisniewski of Livonia and Madison Heights, MI, added gourd-and-berry window boxes. Read more: Pumpkin Carving Ideas - Pumpkin Carving Designs and Pictures - Good Housekeeping . THEY'RE LIKE FAIRY GARDENS!


Pumpkin Votive For an autumn table, carve out jack-be-little pumpkins and insert votive candles. This festive decoration can be used for Halloween parties, as well as Thanksgiving feasts. TIP: Candles at the dinner table should never have a fragrance.

Redo, reuse, recycle

Altered Book pages into a pumpkin! I love any crafts that use old books. The color of the pages is awesome!