Extreme Halloween Pumpkin Photos

If you are planning to take a stab at carving a pumpkin this year, take a look at these 15 outrageous carvings to get you motivated.

Mr. Happy Pumpkin - photo by David Billings

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Peek-a-Boo Pumpkin - photo by David Billings

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Chompers Pumpkin - photo by David Billings

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Haunted House - photo by David Billings

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Sun Man Pumpkin

The type of pumpkin used to create these carvings are called Atlantic Giants. Photo by David Billings

Alien Monster Pumpkin

Look for inspiration from horror movies, magazines and nature. Photo by David Billings

Skulls Pumpkin

The weight for an Atlantic Giant pumpkin can range from 50 to 700 pounds. Photo by David Billings

Psychi Pumpkin

After Halloween, you could use your pumpkin to make a pumpkin pie. Photo by David Billings

Gargoyle Pumpkin

The current world record for the largest pumpkin pie stands at 2,020 pounds after being baked. Now that is a whole lot of pie! Photo by David Billings

Metal-Jaw Pumpkin

Depending on the temperature and environment in which they are kept, these pumpkins will last for 1-3 weeks after being carved. Photo by David Billings

Killer Clown Pumpkin

It takes 4 to 10 hours, depending on the detail, to carve intricate designs like these. Photo by David Billings

Flaming Beast Pumpkin

Before the carving begins, a design is drawn on the pumpkin. Photo by David Billings

Dragon Pumpkin

These pumpkins can range in size from 3 to 8 feet in diameter. Photo by David Billings

Glowing Dragon Pumpkin

It take a full year to grow an Atlantic Giant pumpkin and there is usually only one grown on the vine. Photo by David Billings

Melting-Head Pumpkin

The largest pumpkin ever grown weighed 1,502 pounds. It was grown in Green, Rhode Island and was an Atlantic Giant. Photo by David Billings

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