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Yesterday, kids and parents tuned into Sesame Street’s 42nd season on PBS. Yesterday, I also found these adorable Bert and Ernie pumpkins on the Craft blog. Coincidence? I don’t think so. (It’s no coincidence that everyone loves Sesame Street, right?)

bert and ernie pumpkins

I think it’s clever that the jack-o’-lanterns go beyond simple carving, and employ paint, faux fur, and even other tiny pumpkins to achieve the desired effect. Plus, to this day, Ernie is my favorite Sesame Street character, so I’m outta-my-gourd-crazy about these guys. Halloween’s just around the corner. Want to try your hand at hollowing out a perfect pumpkin? Get free templates, tips, and tricks from our Halloween Ideas package.

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7 Responses

  1. Love this. I never realized how much Ernie's head resembled a pumpkin! I liked Ernie but the Snufalufagus was always my favorite, docile character. He may be a bit more involved to construct out of pumpkins however.

  2. Marianne@HGTV says:

    Oh my gosh, my kiddo would be out of her mind over these!

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  4. Briana@HGTV says:

    Those turned out so well, @aggieharms! Thanks for sharing the templates, too.

  5. Vauvan Nenä says:

    Very nice pumpkins, I think there was some work to have this great result. Best regards !

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Briana MowreyBriana is a writer and senior editor for HGTV.com. Her self-described design style is "mid-century modern magpie." She lives in a Brooklyn apartment with her husband, their spoiled dachshund, Chauncey,...

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