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Pumpkin Anxiety

A few years ago, Evan carved these pumpkins for our son's Halloween party. This year he's determined to outdo himself, and he's currently sketching some ideas. The speed at which the pencil is moving indicates he's either on to something or feeling the pressure. It's quite a scene.

Perhaps I should remove the uncarved pumpkins from plain sight (they're currently a few feet away from him on the counter). It may be like staring at a blank sheet of paper.


Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by nichole

He's so creative it makes me want to stomp around. Wish I had half of his creativity.

I think he sketched an owl at one point. I like the idea of an ancient village. ;)

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by wordsandeggs

Holy crap. Those are awesome! May I suggest an owl? Or the Eiffel Tower? :)

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by pamwares

Those are very cool and I look forward to this years pumpkins! Good luck! I can't carve a pumpkin for nothing but I could make a cute skirt for it!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Anonymous

i love halloween so this is some inspiration that i like to see :) i am going to do the window one, it's my favorite !

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Moe

Wow, those are beautiful. I'm lucky if I can manage two triangle eyes and crooked mouth.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Lovely Little Nest

Wow, he is so talented! I think he should carve the Statue of Liberty :)

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Shannon of ** Happiness Is...**

I get pumpkin carving anxiety too! Last year I carved a really cool bird on a branch and now I must outdo myself :) These are excellent!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Carly

Those pumpkins are fantastic! I really love the effects – that window's fantastic!!

We just carved a bunch over the weekend as a birthday activity… Made for a fun blog post!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Evidence of an Artistic Life

Great carves!!!!

Carve Diem!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Anonymous

Coool! Wish there were a way to recycle or preserve those pumpkins.

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