An uncarved pumpkin stays fresh for two to three months when stored at outdoor temperatures around 50 degrees Fahrenheit. At room temperature, a pumpkin starts to go bad after about a month.Know More
Though cooler temperatures help preserve uncut pumpkins, if the temperature drops to the freezing point, the pumpkin is in trouble because its cells get damaged. If the weather warms up again, the pumpkin skin is soft, and the pumpkin begins to rot. Minor frost does not typically cause much harm.
Pumpkins face problems with mold if they are stored indoors. Place a protective piece of fabric or cardboard under the pumpkin's base to prevent damage to floors or furniture in case this occurs.Learn more about Halloween
Make a jack-o'-lantern by hollowing out a pumpkin, carving a design, and inserting a candle or light into the finished product. Newspaper, a pumpkin, a sharp knife, a writing utensil, a large spoon and a candle or light are all needed for this project.Full Answer >
Paint a pumpkin by getting a nicely shaped pumpkin, washing the pumpkin, adding a layer of varnish, painting the pumpkin, and adding a layer of sealer. This process takes up to 1 hour, which does not include drying time. You need a pumpkin, paint, a paintbrush, varnish and sealer.Full Answer >
Decorate a pumpkin with a "Nightmare Before Christmas" theme by painting or carving your pumpkin to recreate a memorable character or scene from the film. Patterns and designs are available to provide inspiration.Full Answer >
Carve a Dora pattern into a pumpkin by first selecting and printing a Dora image. Then transfer the image to the pumpkin, and carve the image into the pumpkin.Full Answer >