Hollow out orange pumpkins; carve eye shape, then use linoleum cutter to carve lashes.Draw iris and pupil circles on white pumpkins, trace iris outlines with linoleum cutter, and lightly etch lines from outer to inner edge of iris.Carve 2 small holes in butternut squash for eyes and push in dried black beans for pupils.Hot-glue a kidney bean horizontally for a nose and carve mouth.
First, make eyeballs out of radishes or turnips: Slice one side flat and insert bean or thumbtack pupils. Hollow tracings with a melon baller, then secure eyeballs inside with toothpicks. To make curly pieces, roll a few and secure with paper clips until dry.
Tap the built-in LEDs on the butternut squash rocket ship and pumpkin flying saucer to light up the night.
ROCKET SHIP Trace an Amber LED Floral Light 3 times down neck of butternut squash; carve.
Working around stem, hot-glue one end of each husk strip to top of pumpkin; use straight pins to secure as needed.
Fold 2 wider corn husk strips in half, and wrap together at ends with a third strip to form a bow; hot-glue in place.