Showcasing amazing artistically carved Halloween pumpkin designs or ‘jack o’ lanterns’. Also there’s a video below showing how pumpkin carving is done. Let us know which one of these Halloween pumpkins is your favourite by commenting below. Did you know that Jack o’ lanterns originated in Ireland as hollowed out turnips with candles packed in them to keep away evil ghosts and spirits on the Samhain holiday. The first 3 pumpkins here are taken from the amazing Ray Villafanes website
The correct spelling halloween is in fact Hallowe’en
Joke O Lantern
Check out this amazing joker inspired Halloween pumpkin or ‘jack-o-lantern’ carved by Andy Bergholtz. With just a pumpkin, some carving tools and 8 hours of graft sculptor Andy Bergholtz brought one of the most famous faces in comics to life. Here you can watch a time-lapse video of Andy Bergholtz sculpting the Joker:
Creative Pumpkin Carving Video
Here is a video demonstrating how pumpkin carving is done.
Check out this cool Halloween House which is covered with huge number of pumpkins during to celebrate Halloween!
More Cool Halloween Lanterns
99% of all pumpkins sold are used as Jack o’ lanterns
Halloween dates back 2,000 years to pagans
Orange and black are the 2 traditional colours of Halloween.
Orange represents the fall harvest.
Black represents the darkness.
If you see a spider on Halloween, it’s said to be a spirit of a loved one watching over you
Halloween is the 2nd most commercially successful holiday. Christmas is number 1!
Halloween is the 3rd biggest party day of the year in America
(behind New Year’s Eve and Super Bowl Sunday)
In 2009, Halloween costume sales in America alone exceeded $6 billion. Adult oriented costumes accounts for 62% of those sales!
Black cats are bad luck in America.
In the UK it’s the opposite and white cats are thought to be bad luck!
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