D.I.Y.- pumpkin carving

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Bethany Tomblin

This craft will make your front porch more interesting.

Bethany Tomblin, Staff Reporter

1. You’ll need three decent sized pumpkins and two small ones.

2. Print out house templates at http://clv.h-cdn.co/assets/cm/15/24/5578aaf8a37ed_-_hauntedhouses.pdf

3. Cut out stencils as directed on the templates.

4. Carve a hole in the bottom of each pumpkin.

5. Fix house templates on pumpkins with masking tape.

6. Trace all designs.

7. Remove stencils, then carefully carve along the drawn lines of the house`s windows with an X-Acto knife.

8. Fill in design with black acrylic paint.

9. After dried, put a battery operated votive candle in the base of each pumpkin.