Pumpkin carving ideas: 9 looks, from simple to spooktacular

When you think of pumpkin carving ideas, Jack-o-lanterns are probably the first thing that comes to mind. While welcome, if you want to switch it up this year, you’ll be happy to know that there’s more than one way to slice a squash.

In fact, deciding on your pumpkin carving ideas comes down to creative expression, because the options are almost endless. Are you looking to create ambience in your home with Halloween decorating ideas during a party? Want to welcome tiny trick-or-treaters in a way that’s festive but not frightening? Looking to flex your artistic talent and create something three-dimensional?