The best jack-o-lanterns are easy to pick out in a crowd. They’re eye-catching and look rather polished in a display of jack-o-lanterns. For this year’s pumpkin decorating contest, our daughter requested a unicorn jack-o-lantern. I’m pretty sure it took us a collective five or six hours to make, but it’s been epic. She took a full 45 seconds to react to seeing it for the first time! With that in mind, here’s a short and sweet list of our favorite tips and hacks for the best jack-o-lanterns.