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Pure CSS Halloween Pumpkin/ Jack O Lantern

Pure CSS Halloween Pumpkin/ Jack O Lantern

To learn how to create the CSS Halloween Pumpkin/ Jack O Lantern follow the steps below and watch the video tutorial.

Demo:

*to see the CSS Halloween Pumpkin/ Jack O Lantern on the website click here.

Step1.

Add HTML

Create a pumpkin:

<div class="pumpkin">
  <div class="front"></div>
  <div class="middle"></div>
  <div class="back"></div>
  <div class="stalk"></div>
  <div class="eyes"></div>
  <div class="smile">
    <div class="smile-middle"></div>
    <div class="smile-end"></div>
  </div>
</div>

Step2.

Add CSS

Set the colour and the position of the background and elements:

body {
  display: flex;
  justify-content: center;
  align-items: center;
  height: 100vh;
  background-color: #dc2f02;
}

.pumpkin {
  position: relative; 
}

Style the pumpkin:

.pumpkin:before {
  content:"";
  position: absolute;
  background-color: #03071e;
  width:160px;
  height: 80px;
  border-radius:50%;
  top:40px;
  left:-40px;
}

.front {
  position: relative;
  width: 80px;
  height: 110px;
  background-color: #ffba08;
  border-radius: 50% 50% 50% 50% / 60% 60% 40% 40%; 
  z-index:4;
}

.front:before {
  content:"";
  position: absolute;
  background-color: rgba(255,255,255,0.3);
  width:15px;
  height:20px;
  border-radius:50%;
  left: 65px;
  top:-5px;
  transform: rotate(-45deg);
}

.front:after {
  content:"";
  position: absolute;
  background-color: rgba(255,255,255,0.3);
  width:10px;
  height:15px;
  border-radius:50%;
  left:80px;
  top:-22px;
  transform: rotate(-65deg);
}

.middle {
  position: absolute;
  z-index:3;
  top:0;
}

.middle:before, .middle:after {
  content:"";
  position: absolute;
  width: 80px;
  height: 110px;
  background-color: #faa307;
  border-radius: 50% 50% 50% 50% / 60% 60% 40% 40%;   
}

.middle:before {
  left: -35px;
  top:-10px;
  transform: rotate(10deg);
}

.middle:after {
  left:35px;
  top:-10px;
  transform: rotate(-10deg);
}

.back {
  position: absolute;
  background-color: #faa307;
  width: 80px;
  height: 110px;
  border-radius: 50% 50% 50% 50% / 60% 60% 40% 40%;   
  top:-30px;
}

.back:before, .back:after {
  content:"";
  position: absolute;
  background-color: #f48c06;
  width: 80px;
  height: 110px;
  border-radius: 50% 50% 50% 50% / 60% 60% 40% 40%;   
}

.back:before {
  left:-45px;
  top:0;
  transform: rotate(20deg);
}

.back:after {
  left:45px;
  top:0;
  transform: rotate(-20deg);
}

.stalk {
  position: absolute;
  z-index:2;
  background-color: #55a630;
  width: 40px;
  height:20px;
  border-radius: 30px 30px 0 0;
  top:-15px;
  left:5px;
  box-shadow: 30px 0 #55a630;
}

.stalk:before {
  content:"";
  position: absolute;
  border-left: 8px solid #55a630;
  border-top: 14px solid #55a630;
  border-bottom: 9px solid transparent;
  border-right: 9px solid transparent;
  width: 50px;
  height: 50px;
  border-radius:100px;
  top:-35px;
  left:30px;
  transform: rotate(-30deg);
}

.stalk:after {
  content:"";
  position: absolute;
  background-color: #80b918;
  width:8px;
  height:12px;
  border-radius: 50%;
  top:-34px;
  left:68px;
}
CSS Pumpkin

Add eyes and smile:

.eyes {
  position: absolute;
  z-index:4;
  top:105px;
}

.eyes:before, .eyes:after {
  content:"";
  position: absolute;
  width: 32px;
  height: 32px;
  background-color: #03071e;
  border-radius: 30% 70% 70% 30% / 30% 30% 70% 70% 
}

.eyes:before {
  top:-80px;
  left:-5px;
  transform: rotate(20deg);
}

.eyes:after {
  top:-80px;
  left:50px;
  transform: rotate(-20deg);
}

.smile {
  position: absolute;
  z-index:5;  
  top:105px;
}

.smile:before, .smile:after {
  content:"";
  position: absolute;
  width:0;
  height:0;
}

.smile:before {
  border-left: 8px solid transparent;
  border-right: 8px solid transparent;
  border-bottom: 35px solid #03071e;
  top:-50px;
  transform: rotate(-45deg);
}

.smile:after {
  border-left: 15px solid transparent;
  border-right: 15px solid transparent;
  border-top: 15px solid #03071e;
  top:-27px;
  left:22px;
}

.smile-middle {
  position: absolute;
}

.smile-middle:before, .smile-middle:after {
  content:"";
  position: absolute;
  width:0;
  height:0;
}

.smile-middle:before {
  border-left: 15px solid transparent;
  border-right: 15px solid transparent;
  border-bottom: 15px solid #03071e;
  top:-40px;
  left:10px;
}

.smile-middle:after {
  border-left: 8px solid transparent;
  border-right: 8px solid transparent;
  border-bottom: 35px solid #03071e;
  left:55px;
  top:-50px;
  transform: rotate(45deg);
}

.smile-end {
  position: absolute;
  border-left: 15px solid transparent;
  border-right: 15px solid transparent;
  border-bottom: 15px solid #03071e;
  top:-40px;
  left:30px;
}

Watch also the video tutorial:

Enjoy coding!

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