Share this Story
List View
On
Off

15 Incredible pumpkins that will make you question your carving skills

Karen Miner is the Food & Home Editor for SheKnows. She is a freelance writer, recipe developer and is also the cook, author and photographer behind the food blog, Tasty Trials, a collection of original recipes and stories. She and her h...

#1/16:

Not your usual jack-o'-lanterns

#1/16:

Not your usual jack-o'-lanterns

Villafane Studios and the talented artists behind it specialize in temporary art — think pumpkins and sand. But just because these mediums eventually fade away doesn’t mean that they don’t put every ounce of creativity into their projects. Proof of that are the incredible pumpkin carvings that Ray Villafane and his team produce.

Be warned: These works of art will leave you feeling a bit inadequate when it comes time to create your own jack-o'-lantern this Halloween.

From cute to super creepy, you won’t believe these pumpkins are actually carved by hand.

#3/16:

Angry pumpkin

#3/16:

Angry pumpkin

This is one pumpkin you wouldn't want to meet in a dark alley.

#4/16:

Walking dead pumpkin

#4/16:

Walking dead pumpkin

Just your ordinary zombie coming out of its pumpkin grave.

#5/16:

Clawing fingers pumpkin

#5/16:

Clawing fingers pumpkin

That zombie might be looking for his hand...

#6/16:

Goofy pumpkin

#6/16:

Goofy pumpkin

It's not all scary — this pumpkin is suitable for even the youngest trick-or-treaters.

#7/16:

Pumpkin holding its breath

#7/16:

Pumpkin holding its breath

"I'm holding my breath until I get another piece of candy!"

#8/16:

Gremlin pumpkin

#8/16:

Gremlin pumpkin

This little guy is just this side of cute, teetering on really creepy.

#9/16:

Pirate pumpkin

#9/16:

Pirate pumpkin

Arrr! It's Halloween time, mateys. 

#10/16:

Johnny Depp pumpkin

#10/16:

Johnny Depp pumpkin

Johnny Depp as a pumpkin is slightly creepier than Johnny Depp in real life. 

#11/16:

Hungry pumpkin

#11/16:

Hungry pumpkin

When you're so hungry, you start munching on yourself...

#12/16:

Zombie pumpkin

#12/16:

Zombie pumpkin

The pumpkin guts really drive this one home. 

#13/16:

Happy pumpkin

#13/16:

Happy pumpkin

Taking a break from the gore, it's a happy pumpkin!

#14/16:

Old man pumpkin

#14/16:

Old man pumpkin

Does this remind you of your grumpy old uncle?

#15/16:

Squished face pumpkin

#15/16:

Squished face pumpkin

Slightly sad and oh-so-squished, this is one of our favorites. 

#16/16:

Imp pumpkin

#16/16:

Imp pumpkin

This little guy looks like he'd wreak some havoc in the haunted Halloween forest. 

Close

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!

b h e a r d !

Welcome to the new SheKnows Community,

where you can share your stories, ideas

and CONNECT with millions of women.

Get Started