Halloween Pumpkin

The symbol of Halloween is definitely the pumpkin, which also has a name all its own, called Jack-o'-lantern and is a simple hand-carved pumpkin, deprived of the inner pulp and then chased them appropriately to form the shape of a face, you put a candle inside so that you get the effect lantern . The halloween pumpkin can be done with many faces, from simple to more elaborate and you can also get real masterpieces of art, the only flaw is that it has a limited life because the pumpkin after a while will begin to rot.

The Jack-o '-lantern is not the only way you can use the halloween pumpkins, you can decorate them with paint or carnival masks, and these are certainly jobs that you can offer your child, you can also color and put one on to create a multi-storey design, this effect you can get it even with the cuts, but is a bit more complicated. The nice thing of creations made with pumpkins is that most of the pulp can use it in the kitchen , the inside dug well with a sharp knife and clean and not going to drop away anything and in fact you can have fun making desserts, soups, quiches and delicious desserts.

The Pumpkins can also be used as decorative elements in the home, maybe at home or on the trees, or take a angle with refreshments to be decorated with pumpkins of various sizes. If you decide to leave the whole pumpkins and decorate them with pictures you can only buy dyes or non-toxic food so that later you can taste the halloween pumpkin. If you want to create decorations really special, you can use the aerosol spray, which will help you get beautiful lighting effects and gradient, such as gold and silver.

Halloween Pumpkins Decorations

To make the lantern pumpkin you need:
  1. 1 short and sharp knife
  2. 1 dessert spoon
  3. 1 teaspoon
  4. 1 candle low
  5. 1 black ballpoint pen
  6. Newspapers in quantities to protect the work surface
  7. Large bowl to collect the seeds and pulp of the pumpkin
  8. Gardening gloves
Procedure :
  • Firstly, Drill a circular hole around the stem. Tilt the tip of the knife toward the center of the pumpkin. This will lock the lid from falling into the pumpkin.
  • Secondly, Remove the seeds and pulp with a spoon and knife, if necessary.
  • Thirdly, draw the face on your pumpkin. Use a ballpoint pen so that any errors can be removed with a scouring pad or nail.
  • Forthly, carefully cut out the parts designed. Take them into small pieces rather than pierced with a single cut.
  • Fiftly, Scrape the pumpkin gently on the inside of the face until it remains the thickness of 1 cm.
  • Sixth, with a knife, create a circle inside the pumpkin as a base on which to place the candle
  • Seventh, warning excavate the area marked with the spoon
  • Lastly, Place the spark plug and replace the cover of the jack-o'-lantern.