Pin for Later: This Year's Biggest Pumpkin-Decorating Trend Doesn't Involve Carving A Solar-Powered Marvel Domestic Imperfection shows how to use a small solar-powered light to create a drilled pumpkin marvel.
For a different take on carving pumpkins, bust out the drill and use different sized bits to drill holes in a pattern on the pumpkin. Experiment with different sized pumpkins and different patterns for a truly unique look!
Paisley Stencil Resembling a twisted teardrop, the paisley pattern was once used as a fertility symbol because it represented the growing shoot of a palm tree. The holes in the design can be carved with a knife or drilled with an electric drill. Note: The light orange areas in the image are scraped, rather than carved, away to add a subtle glow to the overall effect.