Do you still need an idea for a jack o’ lantern? Are you a fan of Hayao Miyazaki films? Even the really sweet and gentle ones, like Ponyo and My Neighbor Totoro? And, are you, like, totally skilled at carving pumpkins? If so, have at it with this cool stencil by Flickr user PlayWithFire:
You can see variations on Totoro jack o’ lanterns–and other cool Miyazaki-inspired pumpkins here. From that set, here’s Flickr user C. Lambert’s Totoro pumpkin–
This year’s hellish harvest:
Plenty of cool stencils to be found here, including this Imperial Storm Trooper design that my wife talked me out of attempting (not “Halloweeny” enough):
And, in our sorry tradition of lazy blogging, we still stand by everything we did last year around Halloween:
Check out: Jack O’ Lanterns 2006, Halloween Craft Links, Scary Books–Part I, Scary Books–Part II, a post on the Halloween execution of Danny Rolling, Scary Books Part III, and what may be our all-time favorite post, the Scary Stories Extra-Special Halloween Edition.
Even more lazy blogging/scary shit: