Oct. 31, 2011 is less than a week away. It's time to prepare those Halloween costumes, buy some candy, and make spooky decorations.

What better way to celebrate this Halloween than by carving pumpkins? We bring you 13 original pumpkin carving ideas!

From classic witches, ghosts and spiders to original Star Wars creations, check out some carved pumpkin ideas to inspire you for this Halloween 2011.

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