But!  Check out this link to free pumpkin carving stencils from Reader's Digest's website.  There are 12 stencils that you can download (for free!), so that you can make a pumpkin that looks like this:

Isn't that adorable???  I'll be attempting this one myself, I think. 

And as long as I'm totally off the subject of Christmas, please do check out these mason jar lanterns from Not So Idle Hands.  She takes regular old glass jars, some tissue paper and Mod Podge, and makes adorable lanterns that look like pumpkins!  She also has some cute (not scary) monsters, too.



  1. The readers digest links are now broken...

  2. I fixed it, thanks!