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The Weekly Challenge: Pumpkins

Last update Jul 14

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This Week's Challenge:
Make anything pumpkin-related!
(You can grow, use, carve, draw, throw, or make a fake pumpkin. If there is a pumpkin anywhere in it, it's good to go!)


It was a close call, but I am happy to announce this week's winner is annahowardshaw's. Be sure to enter next week's Sugru Challenge.

1st Place

Pumpkin Cannoli by annahowardshaw

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Make your own Pumpkin Spice Latte at home, with or without an espresso maker! Using real pumpkin puree makes this SOOOOO much better than Starbuck's pumpkin spice latte - and making it at home makes i...

Combine your love of grilling and all things spooky with Halloween cheeseburgers! Even though fall is here and the weather is getting colder, it's not quite time to pack in your BBQ just yet. Using th...

I love all things pumpkin, down to the seeds. While I enjoy the traditional toasted, lightly salted pumpkin seeds, there is no reason to stop there. They also make a great canvas for green tea and gi...

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This Instructable shows you how to create a jack-o-lantern decoration by reusing old materials. I saw this in a really great book by Dan Reeder years ago.  The jack-o-lantern is created from a newspap...

Here is how I made my Lil' Pumpkin Patch Bracelet. I decided to make a memory wire bracelet type because it will fit most adult wrist. You can also make child's bracelet by using a smaller diameter me...

My friend was having a pumpkin carving party and I though a pumpkin beer cooler would be awesome. This is take two since during the first one I didn't take photos. This is also my first Instructable ...

Ridiculously creamy and super-yummy combo of two great desserts! Ingredients 3 cups milk 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup pumpkin 1/2 cup tapioca beads 1/2 cup sugar 2 egg yolks, beaten 1 tsp pumpkin pie...

This is my Apple "Finder" Pumpkin. (The paper towel is to cover my name)

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Meet Myron, the adorable autumn pumpkin made entirely of hand-felted wool. Want to know how to make one of your own? Read on! Materials and Supplies: To make the pumpkin, you will need: - Orange ro...

First you have to hollow out the pumpkin and draw the face as always, then cut a small hole so that saw end can pass trough. Take the saw ends with your hands and start to carve:) Its very easy to fo...

Fall brings to mind chilly evenings, warm knits and delicious baking smells! My most favorite fall cookie is the spiced pumpkin pillows! They are delicious, fluffy cake-like cookies and the drizzle ad...

You don't usually hear people say, "This cannoli is missing something" but after the pumpkin version you may be thinking that next time you have a plain, boring, old cannoli. Cannoli Shells 2 c...

This is my awesome Steve Jobs dedicated pumpkin. Needed: Dremel tool with small and big sphere bits and brush bit Pumpkin Knife spoon Tape Needle Safety glasses Gloves bowl Picture to use Patience.....

This is my Halloween pumpkin. This method allows the pumpkin to last a lot longer then a carved pumpkin and more detail work can be added since you are doing it all by hand. It helps to have a little ...

This Instructable will show you how to make an adorable origami pumpkin. Here's the video version: 

My parents are volunteering this year to take my kids trick or treating (because I am Gihugic Preggo) and as a thanks I made one of my Mom's favorite treats, pumpkin biscotti and wrapped it up with a ...

Pumpkin carving is a great Halloween past time. Even more fun when done amongst friends. This is the story of friends getting together to carve pumpkins to which they then take photos mimicking there ...

Who doesn't want a bunch of pumpkins hanging around their neck? This can go along with the Pumpkin Earrings I made before. These pumpkins are made the same, but different amounts of double stitches ar...

A very fun pumpkin carving activity is to carve your pumpkin to look like the Death Star from Star Wars. It's a lot easier than you would think, look at my photos and see for yourself.

A more socially acceptable way to have pumpkin pie for breakfast... Ingredients 1 cup almond meal 5 Tbs whole wheat flour 2 Tbs sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp ground cinnamon* ...