Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Yes We Carve

If you're feeling parched for punkin-carving inspiration this year, here's a fun idea: Yes We Carve!

From Yes We Carve, by Matt King of Boston.

There are lots more clever pictures like this, plus handy stencils, here:

Undaunted by the serial disappearance of our yard signs, my husband is planning to carve one of these with the kids. And this in a town where drunken students have honed pumpkin smashing to an Olympic art form. I guess we'll have to think of it as ephemeral art, like dance or Christo's Wrapped Reichstag ...

Photo by Flickr user zug55, used under a Creative Commons license.

... or the Tiger's Chickety Poop song.

At any rate, it's gotta be way cuter than the Dick-Cheney-o-lantern we had a couple of years ago - the only carved pumpkin I've known to actually get better as it started to mold and sag.

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