8 Pumpkin Carving Tools & Kits That’ll Help You Unleash Your Inner Artist

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Getting into the fall spirit goes beyond watching scary movies and picking out a popular Halloween costume — you can’t forget about carving up a gourdeous (or horrifying) pumpkin design. Before you pick out the perfect spot to display your masterpiece, you need to make sure you have the best pumpkin-carving kit and tools on hand.

Crafting your jack-o’-lantern doesn’t have to involve just you, a kitchen knife and some brute strength — there are a mix of pumpkin carving tools and kits available that can make the scooping, shaving and carving simpler. No matter if you’re an expert carver, are just starting out or need a mix of supplies for your pumpkin carving party, we did the digging to find the best deals on kits and stencils to fulfill all your needs.

Best Pumpkin Carving Tools & Kits

Pumpkin Carving Kit Tools

Buy: CHRYZTAL Pumpkin Carving Kit Tools Halloween, Professional Heavy Duty Carving Set, Stainless Steel Double-side Sculpting Tool Carving Kit for Halloween Decoration Jack-O-Lanterns $23.98

For more experienced carvers, this pumpkin carving kit is labeled an Amazon’s Choice for carving sets, and it features 10 tools made from stainless steel. Within the set you’ll get a scooper, small saw, pumpkin drill, etching tool, double-sided saw, carving knife, small knife and two carving tools. Plus, it comes in a zip-up travel case for easy storage and carrying.

Stainless Steel Pumpkin Carving Kit

Buy: WANNTS Pumpkin Carving Kit Halloween, Safe and Easy Pumpkin Carving Set for Kids, DIY Stainless Steel Pumpkin Carving Tools for Halloween Decoration Jack-O-Lanterns, Gift for Halloween(24 Pieces) $24.98

Amazon’s bestselling kit isn’t just rated No. 1 for carving, but comes with 24 pieces to help you design and craft the coolest jack-o-lantern on your block. Each kit includes a pumpkin scooper, carving knife and 22 molding tools. If you’re new to the craft, the tools will help you shape and design your spookiest pumpkin.

Pumpkin Carving Kit with Stencils

Save yourself a trip to the store with this all-inclusive pumpkin carving kit. You’ll receive a goop scooper, saws and carving knives as well as stencils to help inspire you.

2-Piece Halloween Pumpkin Carving Tool Set

For the professionals that only need a couple of tools, this tool set features two pieces made from stainless steel that will carve and saw through the pumpkin. All you need to do is come with a vision you want to bring to life.

Crayola Pumpkin Paint

Ditch the sawing and scooping and paint yourself a masterpiece using this pumpkin-friendly paint kit. You get six different colored acrylic paints that are non-toxic and work on a variety of surfaces.

Reusable Pumpkin Carving Stencils

Buy: 12 Pieces Halloween Stencils Reusable Plastic Halloween Theme Drawing Stencils for Painting on Wood Walls Fabrics Window, 7.9 Inches $14.99

You won’t have to constantly print out new stencils with this reusable kit. It comes with 12 different stencils to help you carve a picture-worthy design. Once you’re done you can wipe it off with water and get ready to use it next year.

Halloween No-Carve Pumpkin Decor Kit

In a rush? This no-carve pumpkin decor kit doesn’t require scooping out pumpkin guts as it features a mix of decals you can stick straight on your pumpkin. There are nine sheets included that can decorate up to nine pumpkins, and each decal is made from a foam material for added longevity.

Silly Eyes Halloween Pumpkin Carving Kit

Add some fun to your design with this pumpkin carving kit that comes with silly eyes that’ll take your creation to the next level. There are three different designs to choose from, and since they’re made from a plastic material, you can reuse them year after year.

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