Andybev01 wrote:I have hollowed those out for tea lights and the effect is pretty cute but they are very tough-skinned so use a very sharp but short knife, like a paring knife, and be careful. The skin is like leather.
Buy larger ones that will hold the tea light without the flame coming close to the rim of the opening.
Another idea is those little sugar pie ones. Those you can carve a real JOL out of, but again they have tough hides so be careful. They will last a lot longer than regular JOL's though, because they are so dense.
Here's one from a couple of years back.
Morticia wrote:I always buy the little guys for the season. I put them around home and give one each to the girls at work. Sugar pumpkins we use for cooking.
DemonSlayerMau wrote:Perhaps the little ones could be carved with an exacto knife, and then put a bunch of them in a line and use something along the lines of white christmas lights to light them up.
I think that would make a good decoration, you'd have to put a hole in the buttom.
I kind of got the idea from Nevermore when he said he used Christmas lights for his pumpkins, I think the little ones could be lined up and lit up with the lights. Maybe have them leading to the big flickering pumpkin that's traditionally used.
I've got one sitting on my desk. Trying to think of what to do with it... carve it, paint it, or throw it at the barking dog next door. Decisions, decisions.
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