I've searched YouTube high and low to find the best pumpkin carving instructional videos. Whether you're carving your first pumpkin or you've been doing it for years you'll find something useful here. And you can even take your carving skills up a level if you want!
5 YouTube Tutorials for Carving and Decorating a Pumpkin
You don't have to just carve a pumpkin the traditional way! Of course, that's fun too (and I have a video for that!), but you can also sculpt a pumpkin or paint it. I've found videos from super simple to crazy cool that I know you'll enjoy.
A Must Watch Simple Pumpkin Carving Tutorial
I have to admit, I have never cut off the top like that. It's a revelation, I tell you!! His way is so much easier than how I do it!
This short video is great to watch if you'll be carving pumpkins with kids. This is how you'll want to do it.
How to Carve a Pumpkin Like a Pro
Looking for something a bit more complicated? This video will have you carving a pumpkin like a pro. The tips and instructions are top notch.
I love how he does the eyes! This would work if you want to make a less scary pumpkin as well but is particularly impactful when it's creepy.
How to Sculpt a Pumpkin
Have you seen a sculpted pumpkin? These are so cool! No need to open them or scoop out the seeds. These should last longer as well. This video will show you how a professional does it. Of course you can modify for your skill level!
Isn't that crazy? I love how it turned out. You can make them sweet or super creepy. Whichever is your style. He used an airbrush to paint but you can use a regular brush if that's what you have at home like us.
10 Pumpkin Carving Ideas
So many fun ideas to get your creativity flowing!
Watch the video to see how he makes these crazy pumpkin carvings.
And if you want to light it on fire, there are two ways to do that!
The pumpkin with slime coming out of his mouth is a really fun idea.
Cute Ways to Paint a Pumpkin
Whether you want your pumpkin to last longer or you just like the idea of painting a pumpkin, here are some super cute ideas.
This video will give you tips and ideas for fun, non scary pumpkins!
I hope you enjoyed all these pumpkin ideas!