Saturday, October 29, 2011

Pumpkin Carving Tip!

Going back quite a few years ago, Matt and I carved pumpkins.  We had some super detailed, intricately designed pumpkins.  They were awesome!

About a week later...they were completly collapsed and dried out.

Now we know to use Vaseline on the cut lines.  Since we didn't have any Vaseline, I used vegetable oil on the Layne's.  But leave it to my hubby to one up me! {He's so smart!}

He had the brilliant idea to use vegetable oil spray!  Genius! You don't get it all over your hands and it is super easy to spray into little detailed cuts!

And our pumpkins?  We carved them 2 weeks ago, and they are looking good as ever!

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  1. Such a smart idea!! Stopping by from Follower's Fest. Your blog is adorable.

  2. WOW, that is awesome! Thanks for sharing.. Have a great Halloween!

  3. Woah! I've never heard any of these tips! We've always just cut ours and then threw it out less than a week later!

  4. Great idea! I will have to remember this for next year!

  5. I'm glad I was able to link over here, cause this is awesome!! I love your blog and am going to go look around some more! I'm also one of your newer followers. YAY! Love it!!

    Thanks again
    Digger ~xoxo~

  6. Genius! Now I know why ours looked AWFUL very fast!!! Mental note for next year!!! Thanks for your sweet note and for stopping by!!! I'm glad to have you as a bloggy friend!!!

    Aimee @

  7. Oh awesome tip!! I will have to remember this for next year!!


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