Your typical grinning jack-o’-lantern just won’t cut it anymore in the competitive world of pumpkin carving. Now we’re talking stencilling, peeling, etching and carving… all for the privilege of sharing on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
If you need inspiration for your own Halloween creation, here are 10 awesome film and TV inspired designs to get you reaching for the knife (pumpkin carving knife).
1) The Nightmare Before Christmas
2) The Exorcist
3) Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!
4) Lilo & Stitch
5) E.T (phone home)
6) Doctor Who (EX.TER.MI.NATE)
7) Peter Pan
8) Despicable Me (WHAAAAAAA?)
10) Harry Potter
All of these a bit too adventurous for you? Can’t be trusted with sharp objects? Check out this foolproof video for a tutorial on more traditional pumpkin carvings.