11 Essential DIY Pumpkin-Carving Hacks

    Break out the cookie cutters and a power drill. This year, that Jack-O-Lantern is gonna look fly.

    1. Cut the top for easier scraping

    2. Use a dry erase marker instead of a Sharpie

    3. Use a cookie cutter + a mallet

    4. Trace a stencil with a nail or tack

    5. Make holes with a power drill

    6. Use glow-in-the-dark paint + masking tape

    7. Preserve with a coating of floor cleaner

    8. Use it as a punch bowl or drink cooler

    9. Turn it into a keg

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    10. Give them teeth

    11. Cover intricate, cut surfaces with Vaseline to keep them from drying out and curling up