15 Simple Pumpkin Stencils for Your Best Jack-o'-Lantern Yet

Carving just got so much easier.

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Romulo Yanes + Handmade Charlotte

Amp up the spookiness of your stoop this year by making pro-quality jack-o'-lanterns for Halloween. These carving shortcuts will help you pull off some of the coolest, creepiest, and most genius designs ever.

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Romulo Yanes
Owl Family

Your neighbors will get a hoot out of these , , and designs.

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DIY Cross Stitch Pumpkins

This isn't your typical method of carving pumpkins, but we can guarantee you'll love the outcome!

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Mickey Mouse Pumpkin

If you're a Disney fan, carve your favorite characters like Mickey and friends. A set of Disney pumpkins would look adorable on your front porch.

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DIY Spooky Drilled Pumpkins

Keep pumpkin carving super simple this year by using a drill to repeat an easy pattern. You'll want to start with a stencil, but you won't need one by the end.

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Tinker Bell Pumpkin Carving

Feeling a lack of inspiration? Have the kids pick out their favorite Disney characters for you to carve.

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Dana Gallagher
Crescent Moon

Create this Lite-Brite look in no time with this stencil and a drill bit.

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DIY Music Note Drilled Pumpkins

Hosting a Halloween Monster Mash dance party? Incorporate this creative carving idea among your other Jack-o'-Lanterns.

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Fall Foliage

This warm and elegant design is great for welcoming guests inside this season.

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Dana Gallagher
Bright Halloween Night

Let these jack-o'-lanterns light the way for trick-or-treaters.

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Mickey Mouse Ice Cream Bar

For the Disney and ice cream lover in the family.

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Harry Potter Pumpkin

Take a trip to Hogwarts this Halloween with this magical design.

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Pumpkin Cupcake

This pumpkin unfortunately doesn't taste as good as it looks, but it looks pretty darn good.

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Pug Pumpkin

The "pugkin" stencil is a dog lover decorating essential this season.

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Day of the Dead

Channel the Dia de los Muertos spirit with this festive design.

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Sassy Skeleton

This feminine skeleton is equal parts sassy and spooky.

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