Happy All Hallows’ Eve!

by | Oct 31, 2011 | Saint-O-Lanterns | 7 comments


~ Our 2011 Saintly Symbols :: Patron Saints ~
 Saint-O-Lanterns 

The children all decided to carve a symbol associated with their patron saints this year! 
St. James’ Cross 
by Captain
(template here)

St. John’s Chalice with Serpent 
by Rascal
(image found here)
“The Sons of Thunder Saint-O-Lanterns!”
St. Catherine of Alexandria’s 
Crown with Heart 
by Twinkle Toes
(template here)

St. Clare’s Monstrance 
by Chiquita (and mom)
(inspiration found here)
St. Michael’s Flaming Sword 
by Snuggles (and mom)
(inspiration/image found here and here)
St. Therese’s Rose 
by Rose (and mom)
(adapted from last year’s larger Rose)
* Note:  It is much easier to carve a Rose on a large pumpkin…


If you carve a “Saint-O-Lantern” this year, be sure to share pictures at 
Catholic Cuisine’s Saint-O-Lantern Link-up!

*All images on this blog Copyright Shower of Roses. 

7 Comments

  1. Roxaline

    Those look GREAT! Good job to ALL the kids (& mom and dad!)

    Reply
  2. Mom2Seven

    FANTASTIC! Happy All Hallows' Eve! +JMJ+

    Reply
  3. Anonymous

    They are so beautiful and light the heart with JOY!

    Reply
  4. Jocelyn

    WOW!!! 🙂 Awesome 🙂

    Reply
  5. amy

    Those are AWESOME! Very cool.

    Reply
  6. Collette

    So beautiful!! We celebrated All Hallow's Eve instead of Halloween for the first time this year 🙂 (although our costumes weren't technically of Saints…) BUT, it was wonderful to join in the holiday with so much more meaning behind it. Thanks as always for your inspiration 🙂
    Blessings,
    Collette

    Reply
  7. Ana Braga-Henebry

    Wow! These are amazing! The sword is really a flaming sword!

    Reply

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