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15 People Who Fucked Up This Whole Pumpkin Carving Thing

Put down the knife.

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to show us their funniest pumpkin carving fails. Here are the sad but hilarious results.

1. The monster who thought this was a good idea.

"My aunt scooped out the inside with a baby feeding spoon and then used her car keys to carve it." —Submitted by Alison
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"My aunt scooped out the inside with a baby feeding spoon and then used her car keys to carve it." —Submitted by Alison

2. This questionable Taylor Swift "fan" who should be expecting a lawsuit any minute now.

"I broke Taylor Swift’s legs, and now I owe her $40 million." —Submitted by Malarie
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"I broke Taylor Swift’s legs, and now I owe her $40 million." —Submitted by Malarie

3. The person behind this zombie Jesus who's definitely going to hell.

"My sister and I carved this back in 2013. It was supposed to be the woman on the cover of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, but it ended up looking more like zombie Jesus." —Submitted by Steff
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"My sister and I carved this back in 2013. It was supposed to be the woman on the cover of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, but it ended up looking more like zombie Jesus." —Submitted by Steff

4. Darya, poor Darya, who definitely lost the competition last year.

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"When your friend Darya tries to carve her initials but forgets to attach the negative space to the outside of the pumpkin." —Submitted by Doug

5. This woman who should be charged with animal cruelty.

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"I tried to carve a pumpkin from a hilarious picture of a relative's dog. It ended up looking more like a gremlin puffer fish cat. Oops." —Submitted by Kris

6. Whoever is responsible for whatever the hell this is.

—Submitted by LannieLona
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—Submitted by LannieLona

7. This person who just said "fuck it."

"My best friend Tara and I tried to carve my pumpkin by using a stencil from a pumpkin carving kit, but we royally messed it up and ended up tapping a stencil over the massive hole we created." —Submitted by Lauren
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"My best friend Tara and I tried to carve my pumpkin by using a stencil from a pumpkin carving kit, but we royally messed it up and ended up tapping a stencil over the massive hole we created." —Submitted by Lauren

8. The boyfriend who def got dumped right after this photo was taken.

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"My boyfriend and I carved each other’s likeness into pumpkins. I made Tim as his happy self, and Tim carved my 'I don’t want to get out of bed' face." —Submitted by Ashley

9. This Edgar Allen Poe enthusiast who should be allowed to carve NEVERMORE!

"It’s Edgar Allan Poe, so…pretty appropriate." —Submitted by Brianna
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"It’s Edgar Allan Poe, so…pretty appropriate." —Submitted by Brianna

10. The person who somehow made Regan from The Exorcist even more terrifying.

—Submitted by Nadia
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—Submitted by Nadia

11. This person who somehow made a bad situation even worse.

"I tried making a star on one side and a moon on the other. I got really annoyed with it and just started ripping chunks of the pumpkin until it somewhat resembled a star." —Submitted by Amanda
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"I tried making a star on one side and a moon on the other. I got really annoyed with it and just started ripping chunks of the pumpkin until it somewhat resembled a star." —Submitted by Amanda

12. This woman who got a little too knife-happy.

"After my fabulous Lionel Richie 'Hello' pumpkin was carved, his face fell off, and I had to reattach it with toothpicks." —Submitted by Maggie
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"After my fabulous Lionel Richie 'Hello' pumpkin was carved, his face fell off, and I had to reattach it with toothpicks." —Submitted by Maggie

13. This carver who wanted a lotus flower but got a Nickelodeon character instead.

Via buzzfeed.com, Nickelodeon

—Submitted by Distance77

14. The Steve Jobs fan who thought a little too different.

Via buzzfeed.com, Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

"All I wanted to do for my birthday was carve the perfect Steve Jobs pumpkin….Guess which one is mine." —Submitted by Jasmine

15. And this person, whose jack-o'-lantern ~hasn't heard that name in years.~

—Submitted by Ashley
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—Submitted by Ashley

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