70 Creative Halloween Pumpkin Carving Ideas

Unique Pumpkin Carving Ideas

The Carved Pumpkin Fireplace

Creative Pumpkin Carving Ideas | Carved Pumpkin Fireplace

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I love the total looks this provides, using a set of pumpkins… each carved with some distinct flames.  The orange candles add a nice touch to the complete display.

Squirrel Pumpkin

Pumpkin Carving Ideas | Chipmunks Pumpkin

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From Twitter User @KKmieske comes this entry from Hamilton, Ontario. As she writes, and I would agree,

Pumpkin carving in Hamilton today is amazing!

The Check Engine Light Pumpkin

Pumpkin Carving Ideas Check Engine Light Pumpkin

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Possibly the scariest pumpkin ever made!  Ever!

Fire Breathing Dragon Pumpkin

Fire Breathing Dragon Pumpkin

I love the dragon carving, including the deeper cuts that create the illusion that this dragon is breathing fire.

Volkswagen Bus Carved Pumpkin

Pumpkin Carving Ideas VW Bus

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Somebody obviously loves a good old VW Bus. Can’t say that I blame them!

Bloody Eyeball Carved Pumpkin

Bloody Eyeball Carved Pumpkin Idea

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This combination of pumpkin carving and painting creates a surreal and scary effect.

The Bass Violin Made of Pumpkins

The Bass Violin Made of Pumpkins

Although technically not a “carved” pumpkin, this idea – featuring a bunch of Jack Be Little pumpkins – was to creative to ignore.

Angry Pumpkin Face

Halloween Pumpkin Carving Ideas | Angry Pumpkin

Another Cannibal Pumpkin Carving Idea

Halloween Pumpkin Carving Ideas | Cannibal Pumpkin II

Another Cannibal Pumpkin Carving Idea

Halloween Pumpkin Carving Ideas | Cannibal Pumpkin III


  1. Heaven says:

    Wow! These are soooo cool & a little scary! LOL

  2. Jasmine M says:

    A lot of these Halloween pumpkin ideas are extremely detailed. I don’t know if I’d be able to make any as detailed, but I kind of want to try this Halloween season. I absolutely love the Cinderella carved pumpkin carriage!

  3. Celebrate Woman Today says:

    This is more than enough ideas to make all of our carving successful this Halloween! Wow, so many possibilities!

  4. Catherine Santiago Jose says:

    I am so amazed with these works, they are so beautiful although some of them scare me. lol!

  5. Jocelyn @ Hip Mama's Place says:

    These are some pretty amazing pumpkin carving skills! It’s an art, truly. My husband, kids and I love pumpkin carving but just the usual simple styles lol

  6. Dominique Brooks says:

    These pumpkins are really amazing! The carving on some of them is so intricate!! Thanks for this!

  7. Mudpiefridays says:

    Those were really creative. I may need to try doing the simplest one 🙂 My kids would be so scared to see this haha.

  8. aisasami says:

    The toad carving would super cute for my preschool students. We are going to carve a pumpkin next month!


    These are really amazing. This must have taken you time!

  10. Lex says:

    Boo, Dog Trio, Cinderella… My favourite right now. Art in display at its finest. Anything for the Halloween 🦇. Awesome

  11. Chad says:

    These came right on time ahead of our pumpkin carving competition at the office…Thank you so much.

  12. Kathleen Cregg says:

    I LOVE Halloween and I LOVE these ideas! Last year I painted a pumpkin like a donut but I think I need to try that coach!

  13. Dalene Ekirapa says:

    Those pumpkin carvings look so scary! Fit for Halloween. If I was to DIY one, then the Cinderella coach would be my favorite. It looks cuter and less freaky.

  14. Sophia says:

    These ideas are insane and soo cool. I need to step up my game this year and I will for sure be using this as inspo.

  15. Patricia M. says:

    Some of this are amazingly stunning. It makes me wonder how long it took to carve them and the talent of these artists are incomprehensible

  16. Nate says:

    Anything related to the Day of the Dead gets me. I love the creativity that goes behind this. These are some of the best carved out pumpkins I’ve ever seen!

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