Jack O Lantern Pumpkin Ideas. Would you like your pumpkins to be a little less traditional and a little more decorative? We love classic jack-o'-lanterns, but there are so many other ways to decorate a pumpkin for fall.
These creative pumpkin carving ideas and pumpkin stencils will give this year's jack-o'-lanterns distinct character—and make your porch the star of the neighborhood on Halloween night. Note: Don't EVEN think about recycling a pumpkin that has been carved and sitting at room temperature for more than a few hours as a pie. We love classic jack-o'-lanterns, but there are so many other ways to decorate a pumpkin for fall.
The beauty of carving your own jack-o'-lantern is that there are no set rules for the design.
Pumpkins did not exist in Ireland.
Think of a few general ideas for your jack-o'-lantern's face before selecting a pumpkin; for instance, a wide. Ancient Celtic cultures in Ireland carved turnips on All Hallow's Eve, and placed an ember in JACK-of-the-TURNIP According to legend, the Turnip was the predecessor of the Halloween pumpkin. We have everything from kid-friendly (and easy!) smiling carved faces to gorgeous carved pumpkin monograms for your front entryway.