We are officially consuming pumpkin-flavored things faster than leaves can fall off trees. As much as we love eating it, we also can’t stop using it as decor. You’ve already seen innovative ways to decorate and design pumpkins, but sometimes nothing can beat that classic glowing orange orb. Get carving creatively this Halloween with these 65 unique ideas.

1. Daisy Pumpkin: Celebrate the Summer of Love all the way into October with this hippie-chic, no-carve pumpkin design. (via A Beautiful Mess)

2. Mouse Motel Pumpkin: Transform your pumpkin into a rodent retreat with just a few simple holes and plenty of plastic mice. (via Martha Stewart)

3. Pun-kins: Bow down, witches. (via Studio DIY!)

4. Floral + Glitter Pumpkins: These shining beauties can be enjoyed for Halloween and all autumn long. (via HomeyOhMy)

5. Tinker Bell Pixie Dust Pumpkin: Add some magic to your pumpkin when you carve out Tink *and* her trail of fairy dust. (via Instructables)

6. Thanksgiving Pumpkin: White pumpkins are versatile, and this simple fabric paint DIY will carry you through from Halloween to Thanksgiving. (via A Beautiful Mess)

7. E.T. Pumpkin: I’ll believe in you all my life. (via Instructables)

8. Boho Agate Geode Jack-O-Lantern: Incorporate crystal magic into your Halloween decor-scape with agate slices that glow deep blue when candlelit. (via JoJoTastic)

9. Mickey Mouse Pumpkin: M-I-C-K-E-Y-M-O-U-S-E! (via Disney Family)

10. Trick or Treat Pumpkin-Pegged Jack-O-Lantern: Trick (or treat) your pumpkins out with pegs and create spooktacular shadows. (via Plaid)

11. Thai-Inspired Pumpkin: Swap the watermelon for your seasonal squash and add a taste of Asia with this gorgeous carving technique. (via Rachel Cooks Thai)

12. Tetris Pumpkin: AKA Pumpktris, this carved and LED-equipped ‘kin is perfect for the throwback gamer in all of us. (via Handmade Charlotte)

13. Cupcake Jack-O-Lantern: My cupcakes bring all the boys to the yard. (via Lindsay Ann Bakes)

14. Gold and Neon No-Carve Pumpkins: Go glam with this metallic spray paint DIY for a uniquely festive front porch look. (via For the Makers)

15. Snow White Pumpkin: Once you’ve carved out the pretty, pretty princess, it’s time for the seven (pumpkin) dwarfs! (via Disney Family)

16. Boo Pumpkin: It’s the catchphrase of the season. Play it up, pumpkin style. (via Brit + Co)

17. Drill Pumpkins: Genius! Drill holes into a pumpkin for a quick and easy design. Use just one size for a uniform look or switch it up and use multiple sizes like you see here. (via Wit and Whistle)

18. Anatomy Pumpkins: Rather than hanging a skeleton outside the door to spook trick or treaters, carve these pumpkins for a more original take on the tradition. (via Brit + Co)

19. QR Code Pumpkin: We are suckers for tech-inspired pumpkins. Print out a QR code for any site you like and shave off the rind until it glows bright enough to scan. (via QR Code Artist)

20. Mockingjay Pumpkin: Show your undying Katniss love with this powerful symbol. (via Buzzfeed)

21. Village Pumpkin: Here’s an awesome idea that is deceptively easy. The only carving required is the square windows. The rest of the building is just black paint! (via Country Living)

22. Cookie Cutter Pumpkin: If you have little ones who aren’t exactly knife ready, this is a perfect way to include them in the Halloween tradition. Have them pick where they want the shapes and use a mallet to cut them out. (via Modern Parents Messy Kids)

23. Dia de los Muertos: Flowers in pumpkins — why didn’t we think of that? The actual carving is a simple face. The colored pumpkin and plants are what make this option stand out. (via Better Homes & Gardens)

24. Chevron Pumpkin: Not all pumpkins have to be gory. Here’s a simple idea that will look as design savvy as the rest of your decor. (via Wit and Whistle)

25. Mason Jar Pumpkin: It’s official: Mason jars have taken over the world. (via Country Living)

26. Kitty Cat Pumpkin: Cats are definitely *the* animal of Halloween. Pay ode to the critters with this simple design. (via Brit + Co)

27. Howling Display Pumpkin: A pumpkin as a diorama?! Get in touch with your childhood and use a pumpkin to create any scene you like. (via Country Living)

28. Lantern Pumpkins: These pumpkins give a whole new meaning to jack-o’-lanterns. Just like the village pumpkins, the carving shapes are basic. All the details come courtesy of the paint. (via Country Living)

29. Woodland Stenciled Pumpkins: Head for the woods this Halloween. Better Homes and Gardens has a whole bunch of free woodland-themed stencils to turn your front porch into critter-filled forest fun. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

30. Cinderella Pumpkin Flower: Why should the face of a pumpkin get all the glory? Switch things up and use the top. For the best results, choose a pumpkin that’s more reddish so the contrast really makes the flower pop. (via Country Living)

31. Cannibal Cute Pumpkin: Aww, poor little guy didn’t stand a chance. (via Woman’s Day)

32. House Pumpkin: You might not have the time to put in quite as much effort as what’s needed here, but a simplified version would still be totally adorable. (via Good Housekeeping)

33. Address Pumpkin: Give your address a fall facelift! Here’s an easy carve that you can keep up even after Halloween. (via In My Own Style)

34. Abstract Pumpkin: Ditch the gimmicks and go full artsy on this thing. Undulating lines and flowing curves make this pumpkin a sophisticated choice. (via HGTV)

35. French Bulldog Pumpkin: Say hello to the world’s trendiest pup in festive form. Copy this design or customize it to resemble your own doggy. (via Katherine Chandler)

36. Whale Pumpkin: How cute and easy is this? Hollow out your pumpkin, then slice off the bottom and create a tail shape and make very simple eyes and mouth for the head. This would make a super cute centerpiece at a Halloween dinner. (via Woman’s Day)

37. Marry Me Pumpkin: Boyfriends, take notice. This will give your gals a spook in the best way possible. (via Minimalisti)

38. Carriage Pumpkin: Cinderella may have sparked this cute idea, but lucky for us, we get to keep it long past midnight. Pick out some tiny pumpkins to use as the wheels and festive trim to make the windows look extra magical. (via The Fairfield House)

39. Hello Kitty Pumpkin: Witches are everywhere come Halloween. But Hello Kitty witches are a sight seen only by a few. (via PopSugar)

40. Harry Potter Pumpkin: Well if this isn’t the best Harry Potter pumpkin we’ve ever seen. (via PopSugar)

41. Pumpkin Family: This cute pumpkin fam is just having some quality bonding time. (via PopSugar)

42. White Pumpkin: Switch things up this year and opt for a white pumpkin. Choose a clean abstract design for a jack-o’-lantern you’ll wish you could keep around forever. (via PopSugar)

43. Snape Pumpkin: Are you a serious Potterhead? After you’ve mastered the Harry pumpkin, give him some company. (via PopSugar)

44. Fishbowl Pumpkin: Genius! Hollow out the inside of a pumpkin, carve out a large circle, and pop a small fishbowl in there. We’re guessing Goldie is going to be totally into her festive new digs. (via Southern Living)

45. Friendly Elephant Pumpkin: Look for a small pumpkin with a stem that can be turned upward like a trunk. Carve two eyes and slice the sides off to make floppy ears. Then assemble the feet and body with bamboo skewers. (via Woman’s Day)

46. Framed Pumpkin: Find a cool antique frame, glue flat-topped nails to the back, carve a hole the size of the opening, and then just stab the nails in to keep the frame in place. (via She Makes a Home)

47. Cookie Monster Pumpkin: Here’s an idea the kids will freak over. The only carving required is a large opening for the mouth. Then paint the whole exterior blue, add crazy eyes, and stuff with cookies! (via Princess Pinky Girl)

48. Mummy Pumpkin: Slice a hollowed out pumpkin horizontally and place the pieces back together using toothpicks. To make the eyes and mouth, simply glue on some coffee beans. (via Woman’s Day)

49. Flower Pumpkin: Take the drilled pumpkin one step further by using a very small-sized drill to make holes along the middle of the pumpkin, just big enough for flower stems. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

50. Clock Pumpkin: Those early mornings are going to be a lot sweeter with this clock pumpkin that actually works! As you can probably guess, this one is a little more labor intensive, but it’s totally worth the effort if you can find the time. (via Built by Kids)

51. Monogrammed Pumpkin: Buy a small, medium, and large pumpkin, and etch your initials into each one. Try using different fonts and styles for a typographical touch. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

52. Caravan Pumpkin: Stick this in front of the carved house pumpkin for a real front porch crowd pleaser. Grab a pumpkin, the free template, and get carving! (via Better Homes and Gardens)

53. Dip-Dyed Pumpkins: Carve a white pumpkin with any motif you like. Then dip dye it, just like you would Easter eggs. The result is a light tint on the exterior and a vibrant hue on the inside. Just think how cool these would look when they’re glowing. (via Family Chic)

54. Wine Cooler Pumpkin: Hosting an autumn party? Make a pumpkin not only part of the decor but actually useful! All you have to do is slice off a side, hallow it out, and pour in some ice. (via Cheryl Style)

55. Crow Pumpkin: Put a (creepy) bird on it! Carve out the outline of a bird and paint it black to make an extra eerie impression that Edgar Alan Poe would approve of. (via Better Homes and Gardens)


56. Emoji Carved Pumpkins: Carve out a wink and a smirk to egg on the trick or treaters or two heart eyes to show how much you love Halloween. (via Bespoke Bride)


57. Succulent Carved Pumpkins: Give your favorite houseplants a cool new home for fall. (via Brepurposed)


58. Candy Jar Carved Pumpkin: Turn your pumpkin into a candy jar with some knife skills and chalkboard paint. (via In My Own Style)


59. Constellation Carved Pumpkins: Bring the night sky right to your front porch with this marvelously minimal approach. (via Design Sponge)


60. Glitter Candle Carved Pumpkins: What’s better than adding a ton of glitter into your carved pumpkin? The fact that you can turn it into a candle too! (via Adventures in Making)


61. Starbucks Pumpkins: PSL season is officially here. Let your neighbors know how much you love the seasonal drink with this carving. (via She Knows)


62. Halloween Fairy Garden: Fairy gardens are having a moment. Skip the classic jack-o’-lantern this year for something a little more homey. (via Joann)


63. Popcorn Pumpkin Bowl: If you’re more into scary movies than trick or treating, this easy carving project is just as fun as it is functional. (via Hyatt Regency)


64. Lace Pumpkins: Skip the kitsch this year and bust out that super tiny knife to create an intricate lace pumpkin. To take it to the next level, paint it a clean shade of mint or white before carving. (via Martha Stewart)

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65. Olaf Pumpkin: He may never be able to celebrate summer in all its sunny glory, but here’s a fun way to help everyone’s favorite snowman experience Halloween. (via POPSUGAR)

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