Remember when a jack-o’-lantern consisted of two triangular eyes, a triangular nose and a jagged smile? Yeah, neither do we.
That’s because pumpkins have become the gourd-based canvas of choice for gays looking to outdo their neighbors with the flashiest pop-culture-infused, lit-from-within portraits and horror-themed tableaux.
But who has the patience (or time) to painstakingly recreate Miley’s foam-finger dance on a giant orange orb? We certainly don’t. So we’re always on the hunt for shortcuts.
And they can all be found at zombiepumpkins.com, a site chock full of detailed patterns for carving everything from the shark in JAWS and Freddy Kruger to everybody’s favorite Transylvanian transexual, Dr. Frank-N-Furter.
Best of all, you can download them immediately (after purchasing a very affordable membership).
As for how many rhinestones, fog machines and pyrotechnic elements you add, that’s entirely up to you.
Memberships from $2 (includes 2 pattern downloads)