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35 Creative Pumpkin Carvings to Spice Up the Season

As the leaves turn red, temperatures start dropping, and the sharp scent of pumpkin spice fills the air, one thing is clear–the spookiest time of the year is almost here! In honor of Halloween and all things autumn, many creative souls use this month to turn ordinary pumpkins, squash, and gourds into amazing works of imagination and craftsmanship. Carving, slicing, and whittling away, artists unveil astonishing sights beneath the hard rinds of the autumnal fruit, from celebrities and scary faces to abstract patterns and storybook scenes.

To provide a little inspiration in time for October’s day of tricks and treats, here are some of our favorite sculptures that show how simple pumpkin carving can be elevated to an art.

Created by Ray Villafane Studios

Created by Ray Villafane Studios

Created by Karyn Poplin

Created by Karyn Poplin

Created by Karyn Poplin

Created by Rachel H.

Created by Alex Wer (aka The Pumpkin Geek)

Created by Alex Wer (aka The Pumpkin Geek)

Created by Maniac Pumpkin Carvers

Created by Valeriano Fatica

Created by BB Ramone

Created by Some call me Munsie

Created by various artists for “The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze

Created by Jon Neill


Created by Jon Neill

Created by Jon Neill

Created by Ray Villafane Studios

Created by Ray Villafane Studios

Created by Ray Villafane Studios

Created by Scott Cummins (aka Pumpkingutter)

Created by Noel Dickover

Created by Rivertarts

Created by Eliza (aka wi5h0na5tar)

Created by Stanford University art students

Created by Edward Cabral

Created by MB Design

Created by MB Design

Created by MB Design

Created by Alex Wer (aka The Pumpkin Geek)

Created by Maniac Pumpkin Carvers

Created by Maniac Pumpkin Carvers

Created by Maniac Pumpkin Carvers

Created by Ray Villafane Studios

Created by Maniac Pumpkin Carvers

Created by Maniac Pumpkin Carvers

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