Sure — costumes, candy, and scary movies are some of our favorite staples, but pumpkin carving is a tradition we just can’t get enough of. If you’re looking for a cute design that looks great for the whole season, an owl is a perfect choice.
), a newspaper, a printed stencil, masking tape, a large spoon, a nail, and a candle or tea light.
Make sure your cut is angled inward so the top of the pumpkin doesn’t fall inside. Print off the owl stencil and tape it to the smoothest side of the pumpkin. Use a nail or other sharp-tipped object to poke through the paper stencil and mark the owl design on your pumpkin.
Use a serrated knife to cut out the design using the holes you punched as a guide. These are totally easy if you need a quick pumpkin carving idea to accent your porch — especially if you’re on a time crunch. These creepy crawlers work great by themselves, or as some added flair to your other pumpkins. For the spiders’ legs, use a hot glue gun to attach eight black pipe cleaners to each pumpkin (four on each side).