Home » Pumpkins » 23 Terrific Pumpkin Carvings

23 Terrific Pumpkin Carvings

Haunted Mansion Pumpkin Carving 5

This Haunted Mansion Pumpkin Carving was made by Dan Szczepansk.

Happy Halloween! 

BTP Twitter Halloween black copy 

Welcome Foolish Mortals 

                     to the

BTPblog Newsletter October 2017

If you haven’t already, click BTPblog Newsletter to sign up so you don’t miss a single issue.

If you can’t tell, I love all things Disney and I love the Haunted Mansion at Halloween time. It is my husband’s favorite ride at Walt Disney World any time of the year.

This is our first newsletter and its Halloween so I wanted to share some of my favorite pumpkin carvings. And of course, why not start with the Haunted Mansion.

Haunted Mansion Pumpkin Carving 2

Some of my favorites are ones that light up and also project an image onto the wall behind the pumpkin. The Haunted Mansion is projected onto the wall behind the pumpkin that features the Hitchhiking Ghosts.  This Halloween, all three have been dying to meet you and followed you home.     

This fantastic Haunted Mansion pumpkin carving was made by the amazing Dan Szczepanski.  

Hitchhiking Ghosts Pumpkin Carving

A close-up of the Hitchhiking Ghosts. 

Snow Queen Pumpkin Carving 2

Here’s another of these wonderful pumpkins that projects a background. This Awesome Snow Queen / Snow Witch pumpkin carving that was made by Dan Szczepanski . The Snow Queen and the Snow Witch share the spotlight here. I love the poison apple in front of the pumpkin.

Snow Witch Pumpkin Carving

The magic mirror is projected on the wall behind the Snow Queen.

NIghtmare Before Christmas Pumpkin Carving 

My favorite Halloween couple is Jack Skellington and Sally and what better way to introduce pumpkins that are both carved and painted.  The 3D effects from carving are highlighted wonderfully with the colors of the paint.

This Nightmare Before Christmas Pumpkin Carving was made by Bridget McCarthy.  This is a great combination of pumpkin carving and pumpkin painting.   

Nightmare Before Christmas Pumpkin Carving 

This Sally Pumpkin Carving  was made by Bridget McCarthy. Sally is holding a single rose in her hands.

Stitch Pumpkin Carving

Let’s not forget about Stitch, who can make all kinds of mischief on Halloween.

This Stitch Pumpkin Carving  was made by Bridget McCarthy. 

Hatbox Ghost Pumpkin

And we can’t stay away form the Haunted Mansion. This Hatbox Ghost Pumpkin was  made by Bridget McCarthy. 

Queen of Hearts Pumpkin

This Queen of Hearts Pumpkin was made by Bridget McCarthy. I like the way the cards surrounding stick out from the pumpkin and look like cards all around the Queen of Hearts.

Yoda Pumpkin

I’m a big Star Wars fan so I couldn’t resist mentioning this wonderful Yoda Pumpkin which was made by Bridget McCarthy.  Yoda has dimension from the carving and his detail is highlighted by the colors.   

BB 8 Pumpkin

This Star Wars BB-8 pumpkin introduces the carved pumpkins. 

This Marvelous BB-8 Pumpkin was  made by Joshmosh.  It uses two pumpkins on top of one another for the two pieces of the droid.

Ewok Pumpkin Carving

This Ewok Pumpkin Carving was made by Maniac Pumpkin Carvers. It has a lot of detail and is much like a sculpture.

Boba Fett Pumpkin Carving

This Boba Fett Pumpkin Carving was made by  Scott Cummins.  

Boba Fett Pumpkin Carving

Here’s Fett’s helmet lit up. 

My son dressed up as both Boba Fett and Jango Fett on different years.

Predator Pumpkin carving

This Predator Pumpkin Carving  was made by  Villafane Studios. All of the separate strands must have been really difficult to carve and place on the head.

Headless Horseman Pumpkin Carving

This next group of pumpkins are intricate carvings that are well accented by light. 

This wonderful Headless Horseman Pumpkin Carving was made by Dan Szczepanski. I just love all of his pumpkins. They are incredible works of art. Just look at the detail in the Headless Horseman.

Ursula Pumpkin Carving

This Ursula Pumpkin Carving was made by Dan Szczepanski. Ursula is searching for some poor unfortunate souls.

Batman Pumpkin Carving 

This Batman Pumpkin Carving was made by Dan Sz Art and Pumpkins.  Batman stalks the night to keep Gotham safe.

Supergirl Pumpkin Carving

This Supergirl Pumpkin Carving was made by Alex Wer the Pumpkin Geek. I enjoy watching the Supergirl television show on CW.

Enterprise vs Millennium Falcon Pumpkin Carving

This Star Trek USS Enterprise vs the Millennium Falcon Pumpkin Carving was made by Alex Wer, the Pumpkin Geek.

I love Star Wars and Star Trek and this pumpkin combines both.  I wonder who would win this battle?

Stormtrooper Pumpkin Carving

This amazingly detailed Stormtrooper Pumpkin carving was  made by the talented  Alex Wer  (aka the Pumpkin Geek).

R2 D2 Pumpkin Carving

This R2-D2 Pumpkin Carving was made by made by Noel. Pieces of another pumpkin were used to make the droid arms and the sensor discs.  I wonder if the Stormtrooper above reminds R2 of all the Stormtroopers on the Death Star?

Tom and Jerry Pumpkin Carving

And now for a couple of miscellaneous pumpkins. This Tom and Jerry Pumpkin Carving was created by Mark Ratliff 

Tom and Jerry are smiling at each other. I like the way they are a different color from the pumpkin.

Oscar the Grouch Pumpkin Carving 

Halloween on Sesame Street with Oscar and his trash can with a Jock-o-Lantern nearby.

Oscar the Grouch Pumpkin Carving

This Oscar the Grouch Pumpkin Carving was made by  Norbini.  Its interesting to see what the pumpkin looks like not lit up. You can see all of the carved parts and get an idea of how it was done.

Wizard of Oz Pumpkin Carving 2

This Wizard of Oz Pumpkin Carving was made by The Carving Gallery.  This looks like a painting on a pumpkin.  I love the expression onI like the smaller pumpkin in front that has the words, The Wizard of Oz.  

I hope you have enjoyed these pumpkins. As I looked at all of the pumpkins that I have published on Between the Pages, it was really hard to select just a few.  You can see more wonderful pumpkins on Between The Pages Pumpkin Carvings.

Have a wonderful Halloween!

See you next time,


If you haven’t already, click BTPblog Newsletter to sign up so you don’t miss a single issue.