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17 Next-Level Tricks for Carving a Pumpkin Perfectly

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Brittany Anas of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 18: Carving a pumpkin is quintessential Halloween fun, from picking the perfect pumpkin at the patch (after taking a detour in a corn maze) to choosing a spooky design to etch into your jack-o’-lantern. You’re not even bothered when you’re scooping out those slimy, goopy pumpkin guts—it’s on-brand with Halloween, after all!Whether you’re an amateur pumpkin carver (a classic jack-o’-lantern will do just fine, thank you very much!) or a skilled sculptor with a masterpiece in mind, knowing how to get your pumpkin to cooperate with your vision is key.So get ready to turn your front porch into a gallery; here are 17 tips for your most boo-tiful pumpkin yet.Not sure what to do with the seeds you scoop out of your pumpkin? This Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe Is the Perfect Fall Snack.

17 Next-Level Tricks for Carving a Pumpkin Perfectly

Carving a pumpkin is quintessential Halloween fun, from picking the perfect pumpkin at the patch (after taking a detour in a corn maze) to choosing a spooky design to etch into your jack-o’-lantern. You’re not even bothered when you’re scooping out those slimy, goopy pumpkin guts—it’s on-brand with Halloween, after all!

Whether you’re an amateur pumpkin carver (a classic jack-o’-lantern will do just fine, thank you very much!) or a skilled sculptor with a masterpiece in mind, knowing how to get your pumpkin to cooperate with your vision is key.

So get ready to turn your front porch into a gallery; here are 17 tips for your most boo-tiful pumpkin yet.

Not sure what to do with the seeds you scoop out of your pumpkin? This Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe Is the Perfect Fall Snack.

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