Pumpkin Carving

We started our pumpkin carving last night and I managed to finish two pumpkins for my Mum and her neighbour, but I did think my hand were going to fall off afterwards. Honestly it’s such hard work!

Miss L did the scraping of the insides – apparently that is the best bit πŸ™‚

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Then I used the templates from Waitrose and carved the pumpkins, they came out pretty well and I’m sure they’ll look great lit up.

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Tonight I’ll be working ours which is going to be a fancy ‘Happy Halloween’ with a tree and a monster as a present for one of Miss L’s friends as we’re off to their Halloween party on Friday.Β  Her Mums partner and I are having a Pumpkin Pie ‘off’ to see who can make the best one, I have a slight advantage in that I’ve actually ever tasted it LOL!

For more Halloween fun pop to the Violet Posy Halloween Party

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13 Comments

  1. Blimey – Good job!! We…ahem…the Hubster shall be carving our pumpkin on Saturday…last year we did a scary one & a silly one and they both went down well with the trick or treaters….only got one pumpkin this time round though as it is tiring work! Cant wait to see a pic of your ‘fancy’ pumpkin πŸ™‚

  2. From what I remember his weren’t bad last year, think I saw some photos? I think I might have bitten off more than I can chew with the fancy pumpkin! It might be a ‘what was I thinking moment’!

  3. Irish Mammy – Let’s see a picture of yours, the more pumpkins the better! x
    Maternal Tales – Thank you so much xxx
    Rosie – you can get them in Waitrose and they even have all the tools with them. Makes then very easy and fun to do x

  4. That looks like great fun! You know, I’ve NEVER carved a pumpkin! True. And this week I glued two button “eyes” on a pumpkin and called it a day, LOL! I’ll have to post a picture.

    BY the way…you inspired me. I’ve been a little blog absent but this weekend I knocked out 2 (and a half) cheap and crafty items for your Thrifty Christmas party!! Look at me! πŸ™‚ As I mentioned once before I’m hoping to do one for each day of the party. Imagine…me being organised!