I Carved a Pumpkin

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 102 People

    Gender Bender

    When I was in college i entered a pumpkin carving contest with three of my girlfriends. Because we are womyn who are very in to gender issues we made it half man and half womyn. and guess what! WE WON THE CONTEST! :P
    heimbold202 heimbold202
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 24, 2008

    Many Funny Faces

    Growing up as an only child, there were many things that I did with my parents as traditions, not knowing who else I'd share the events with.  Every year, we'd carve pumpkins, take photos, and enjoy roasting the pumpkin seeds. When October of 2001 came along, the country's...
    debmichelle debmichelle
    36-40
    1 Response Jun 8, 2008

    I Tried

    I arrived serrated knife & carving tool kit in hand, I carved, I failed, I left. I saw a better way to carve them now! Just scratch away the outside layer of the pumpkin in the design you want and when it lights up inside it looks really amazing! Here is an example of the Death...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 27, 2011

    Carved

    Last time i carved a pumpkin in 09 ... tommorow i will be going to get a pumpkin and i don't know what to make out of the pumpkin... tired of the face type... any more ideas..
    Augusttwix Augusttwix
    46-50, F
    Sep 19, 2013

    This Year

    i haven't carved pumpkins since i was little, but for some reason i decided i wanted to this year. so i had my japanese teacher and her husband over to my house, and we carved pumpkins. it was very fun! unfortunately, my pumpkin didn't turn out so well. i drew the eyes too close...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    10 Responses Oct 31, 2008

    Not Yet But Getting Ready To

    This year I'm in the mood to carve me a pumpkin.  I hadn't carved one since I was little in fact I've never carved one before so this will be my first.  I got a pretty good idea what I want to do.  I don't want to do a typical carving.  Like the triangle eyes and nose I want...
    tngurl25 tngurl25
    26-30, F
    Aug 29, 2011

    <3 Pumpkin Carving

    The 2 pumpkins I've carved the past 2 years have been marvelous. I have not been disappointed in them one bit. I hope I can come up with a good pumpkin design for this coming Halloween. :) I have found a love in Pumpkin Carving.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks
    26-30, F
    May 7, 2012

    Here's this year's effort.

    .. What do you think?~
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    46-50
    Oct 31, 2015
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Oct 30, 2009
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