Get ready for Halloween 2012 with free printable pumpkin patterns and stencils online. Find a variety of printable jack o’ lantern designs including the grim reaper, Lady Gaga, zombies, Barack Obama, your favorite NFL team, a vampire, Walking Dead zombies, Justin Bieber, Michael Jackson, a werewolf, a witch or a scary cat.
From celebrity pumpkin carving patterns to classic designs like skulls, witches, owls and spider webs, find stencils online that are easy to use and will transform make your Jack-o-lantern the hit of your neighborhood.
Print the pumpkin carving templates right from your computer and grab a package of tools at Walmart, CVS, Target, your local craft store or at most supermarkets. Watch the video below for easy carving instructions.
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Free Printable Pumpkin Carving Patterns and Stencils:
Stonykins.com: Find over 100 free printable, spooky pumpkin carving designs. You can also order custom stencils for a reasonable price. The printable stencils can be taped to the pumpkin’s face and traced along the lines to remove parts of the pumpkin.
ZombiePumpkins.com: Over 275 pumpkin patterns for Halloween. Download free stencils for zombie pumpkins, corpse bride and a Bald Eagle with the American flag. Other stencils require membership, but you can pay just $2 to download any two carving patterns from easy to complex including celebrities, pop culture icons, monsters, ghouls, Halloween scenes and more.
DisneyFamily.com: Find 21 free Disney themed carving templates including Mickey Mouse, Snow White, Phineas, Minnie Mouse, Pluto, Goofy and Lightening McQueen.
PumpkinGlow.com: Famous celebrity themed pumpkin carving templates including actors, musicians, athletes and comedians.
BHG.com: Over 35 free stencils for witches, Frankenstein, ghosts, a scarecrow, cats, spooky owls and more. Find celebrity and political stencils on this page including Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey and David Letterman.
Celebrating-Halloween.com: Stencils and pumpkin carving patterns on this popular site include the Amazing Spiderman, pirate skulls, witches, owls and spider webs.
MarthaStewartLiving.com: Find plenty of crafty carving ideas and stencils for witches, cats, spooky owls and more.
DTLK.com: Find simple carving patterns for cats, witches, bats, cyclops, and a variety of ghosts. If you’ve never carved a Halloween pumpkin before, this site has easy-to-follow instructions.