You can't deny that the seasons are changing. Little by little, the days are getting shorter, the temperatures are falling, and pumpkin-spiced snacks, drinks, and desserts are popping up everywhere (and we do mean everywhere). That's not to mention the pumpkins and gourds that are showing up in grocery stores and hardware stores, a sure sign that fall is near.
Soon, it'll be time to collect your family's pumpkins (maybe you'll even visit a local pumpkin patch), set up a fall-themed vignette in your yard or on your stoop, and ready your sketches for a spectacular evening of carving. But before any of that happens, you'll need to make sure you have the right tools for the occasion, and good news, one of the best pumpkin carving kits is on sale right now.
Each piece is made with sturdy stainless steel, and the tools vary in size and finish to help you get large cuts or finely detailed carvings. The big scoop even comes with small blades so you can scrape clean the inside of your jack-o-lantern.
"This is a really nice pumpkin carving set. It's made of quality stainless steel and carved a pumpkin easily," one reviewer wrote. "We started on a medium-sized pumpkin to practice for the nicer ones we intend to carve. These tools make it simple, are very sturdy (not flimsy like others I have used) and come with a really nice case to keep everything together when you put up the fall/halloween decorations."
Reviewers also love that the kit is easy to clean, and that the large handles are easy to hold when you're scraping and sawing. While the kit isn't designed for kids, young carvers can use it safely with adult supervision.
Another reviewer said, "I never thought investing in pumpkin carving tools would ever be worth it. These are amazing! They make carving super easy. Bought these for a pumpkin carving party and everyone was shocked by how nicely these worked. The bag was also super handy to have."
Buy it: $12 (originally $25); Amazon