Carve Your Best Pumpkin EVER!

Sure you have carved pumpkins in the past, but did you know there are a few tips and tricks that can make the process much easier?

Here are some of our favorite tools to have on hand to make pumpkin prep a snap.

Tools and Supplies

  • Pumpkin Carving Kit and Tools
  • Old Newspaper
  • 5 Gallon Bucket ( To Soak your pumpkin in a solution of water and a few tablespoons of bleach to make it last longer)
  • Trashbags or plastic drop cloths
  • Permanent Markers
  • Windex ( To remove permanent marker marks)
  • Petroleum jelly (Use on the carved edges to seal in moisture)
  • Scotch Tape
  • Battery Operated Candles ( For Safety!)
  • NOW…

Check out this article from our friends at “Taste of Home” for all kinds of ideas to take your pumpkin carving to the next level!


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