List/Grid Tag Archives: Halloween

The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze of Stunning Pumpkin Arrangements

Once a year, Pumpkin carvers come together in New York  for the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze, an event that extends up to 25 nights before Halloween, featuring some 5,000 hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins arranged into dinosaurs, sea monsters, zombies, and other spooky sculptural forms. Via Instagram: Although only associated with Halloween as we know it today since the late 1800s, the tradition of gourd carving dates back to the 18th and 19th centuries in rural Ireland and England. People created jack o’lanterns for the old holidays of Samhain and All Souls’ Night when spirits were thought to be the most active. Grotesque faces… Read more »

Amazing Halloween Carvings by The Pumpkin Geek

Its this time of the year again! Halloween is about to come on the 31st of October along with costumes, trick-or-treating and, of course, jack-o-lanterns. If you are still deciding on the scary look of your pumpkin carving and searching for something more creative, I want to give you a fast overview on a very special carving artist. Alex Wer, also known as Pumpkin Geek, started his “Orange Empire” few years ago when his wife asked him to create a logo of the company she worked for on the pumpkin. He picked a craft pumpkin instead of the real one to save… Read more »

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