Examples of cool pumpkin carving ideas include rustic looking keys and cocktail glasses. The rustic keys create a vintage and whimsical decorative effect while the cocktail glasses add a touch of sophistication, especially if the pumpkins are painted black.
Another cool idea for pumpkin carving is to carve flames into the pumpkins and then pile them carefully on top of one another to create the effect of a pumpkin bonfire. Elegant monograms representing the family initials is also a creative idea for pumpkins. One more idea is to carve a portrait of the family dog or a favorite breed of dog.