We all grew up doing it: drawing a design on a pumpkin, cutting it open and scooping out the guts and seeds, often up to our elbows in the stringy mess, then cutting out the shapes to make a smiley, spooky or weird face. But today there are dozens of different and unique
Dia de los Muertos Skull - This decorative pumpkin skull captures the festive spirit of Dia de los Muertos in memory of the dead. - At its origin, this is the same day as America's Halloween, but commercialism (which has its origins in Protestant capitalism) has eliminated - or altered perhaps - the spiritual essence of the holiday.
It's the most spook-tacular time of the year! And that means pumpkins — lots of them! Thanks to Pinterest and a bit of genius, carved pumpkins these days can be as scary or beautiful as you want them to be. Check out these fab examples then get carving!