Top 10 Pumpkin Carving Designs and Hacks

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The spooks are out and Halloween is just around the corner! Looking for an easy way to decorate your house? You’re in luck! This year, we asked our Dremel Makers to show us their coolest pumpkin carvings to inspire you as you think up your DIY Halloween decoration ideas.


Dremel Pumpkin Carving Kit

Pumpkin being carved with Dremel Rotary tool

Set yourself up for success! The Dremel Pumpkin Carving Kit makes carving pumpkin designs as easy as tracing drawings. Included are 10 carving templates to help spark even more design inspiration.

Want to see the Dremel Pumpkin Carving Kit in action?


Kermit the Frog Pumpkin

Kermit the Frog carved into a pumpkin

It’s not easy being green on Halloween. With a simple green light bulb, @Thomas.olton was able to make this design look even more realistic.


Fall Seasonal Pumpkin

Halloween "Happy fall" pumpkin

Capture the beauty of the fall foliage with a seasonal design that lasts all season long! Design by @Rach2355.


T’was the Nightmare Before Christmas

Halloween "Jack Skellington" pumpkin

The pumpkin king himself has arrived! Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas designed by @mpeccarelli


Man's Best Friend Pumpkin

Halloween "Skeleton dog" pumpkin

Always at your side, this pumpkin will always show you that unconditional love. This pumpkin loves going on walks! Design by @milo_the_morkie


Spooky Chic

Halloween pumpkin carved with custom design

This design by @just.another.mother.runner instantly ties the room together.


Harambe Pumpkin

Halloween "Harambe" pumpkin

An unforgettable legacy and jack-o-lantern, RIP. Design by @just.another.mother.runner.


Humming Bird Pumpkin

Halloween "Humming bird" pumpkin

Still in Summer mode? This humming bird deign by @just.another.mother.runner is for you!


Frankenstein Pumpkin

Halloween "Frankenstein" pumpkin

It’s alive! This retro Frankenstein Pumpkin is a timeless classic by @Rach2355.


Edward Scissorhands

Halloween "Edward Scissorhands" pumpkin

This pumpkin may as well have carved itself! Pumpkin carving hands are the work of @Rach2355


Halloween Horror Monsters

Halloween "Horror Monsters" pumpkins

Truly iconic, these classic Halloween horror movie monsters jack-o-lanterns are recognizable from a mile away. Degin by @Rach2355

Now it’s your turn! Share with us your own pumpkin carving designs using #sharemydremel on Facebook or Instagram. For an easy way to carve even the most intricate designs be sure to check out the Dremel Pumpkin Carving Kit.

Looking for more easy Halloween decoration ideas? Check out this complete how-to guide to create your own foam tombstones!

Halloween decorated tombstone