Paper Wishes Pumpkin Carving Contest!

I hope you had a great Halloween! Last Thursday, Paper Wishes® held our annual Pumpkin Carving Contest for employees and their families! Employees gathered in the lobby for the contest results AND a whole bunch of candy!

Owners Paulette & Mike Jarvey clearly terrified by the frightening entries!

Owners Paulette & Mike Jarvey clearly terrified by such frightening entries!

Scott, our gracious Pumpkin Carving Contest coordinator!

Scott, our gracious Pumpkin Carving Contest coordinator!

This year we had winners in four categories including Most Creative, Scariest, Grossest and Funniest. Here are the winning entries, determined (appropriately) by popular vote:

The (Prettiest) Grossest Pumpkin made by Scott’s daughter!

The Most Creative Pumpkin!

The Land of Oz – Most Creative Pumpkin!

The Funniest Pumpkin!

The Scariest Pumpkin (Mine!)

The Scariest Pumpkin (mine!)

There were a lot of great entries this year, and I just wanted to show off a few more (well ok, all the rest) below:

Paulette's adorable mummy gourds!

Paulette’s adorable mummy gourds!

halloween entries

owloween pumpkin



witch pumpkin

Everybody had a great time and it was so fun to see such a variety!!! The winners were awarded gift cards for coffee or ice cream, and I know we are all looking forward to next year!!

Paper Wishes Highlights:

  • Today kicks off another Week of Webisodes (WOW)! This WOW will feature 5 days of new projects from 5 different Hunkydory Christmas Card Kits! Hunkydory has some great designs for Christmas this year, so whether you are looking for cute, contemporary or elegant cards, you won’t want to miss out!

Believe it or not, November is finally here! Christmas card-making “season” will begin in earnest, and I’ll have lots of new Christmas card ideas and inspiration to show you – I’m so excited! I hope you all had a very fun, very safe Halloween, and were able to spend some time on your creative endeavors!


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One Response to “Paper Wishes Pumpkin Carving Contest!”

  1. Thanks for sharing the photos and the event. Looks like such an awesome place to work…

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