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Pumpkin Carvings of People

In this blog, I’ve compiled a few photos of pumpkin carvings of people. It’s incredible how much detail can be carved into a pumpkin to make it look like a well-known face. From historical figures to everyday people, these pumpkin carvings of people capture a life-like quality that is entertaining to view.  Like the other pumpkin […]

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Pat O'Brien's pumpkin carving

Pat’s Passion for Pumpkin Carving Spreads Joy at Children’s Hospital

Prized Possessions Stolen – Pumpkin Carving Tools Note: After posting the article, it was brought to my attention that I’ve confused two different carving customers in this story. As it turns out, I have two different Patrick O’Briens who are customers of mine who love pumpkin carving.  I’ve received emails from both, Facebook communication with […]

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Pretty Pumpkin Carvings

The Pretty pumpkin carvings that you will see in this post are my favorites of the many designs of pumpkins displayed the the Encinitas Halloween event put on in partnership with the Self Realization Fellowship. These beautiful designs are a great alternative to the traditional spooky or silly pumpkin carvings that often dominate at Halloween. […]

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pumpkin carving of Paramahansa Yogananda - founder of the Self Realization Fellowship

75 Halloween Pumpkin Carving Designs

Every year on the evening of  Halloween, the City of Encinitas, in San Diego County, California in partnership with the Self Realization Fellowship puts on fun event for the whole community that includes hundreds of Halloween Pumpkin carvings. In numerous spots throughout the old downtown area along Highway 101, lighted carved and decorated pumpkins are […]

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The Marvelous Pumpkin Carvings of Sue Beatrice

Last fall, talented sculptor Sue Beatrice quietly burst upon the pumpkin carving scene. It started with her posting her first pumpkin sculptures on Facebook and blossomed into carving events, TV appearances and more. I first become aware of Sue’s masterful pumpkin carving from a photos that she posted on Facebook. I wish I could find […]

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Ric Testani’s Beautiful Wedding Fruit Carving Arrangements

In August, a reader who stumbled across my website contacted me about creating wedding fruit carving arrangements for her daughter’s upcoming wedding. Her daughter was getting married in September and she wanted some fruit carving arrangements for the occasion, a large elegant event with about 350 guests. She wrote, “I regret not to hear about you […]

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