October 2012 Newsletter

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It’s Carnival!

Wilsonart launches two new Wilsonart® HD® designs that feature a large-scale structure, dramatic movement with mixed coloration, and AEON™ Enhanced Performance Technology.


Winter Carnival has movement that carries a rich red-brown with accents in cool grey
Wilsonart NEW HD Design - Winter Carnival -

Summer Carnival has movement in golden ambers and browns with accents in greys
Wilsonart NEW HD Design - Summer Carnival -

  • These new designs are inspired by the luxurious, exotic, natural granite out of Brazil that includes large-scale elements called “Carnival”.
  • These designs strategically focus on premium, exotic stones that are typically unavailable to the consumer due to cost, rarity and/or transportation.
  • The new Carnival designs will be front and center at this year’s Remodeling Show being held October 10th-12th in Baltimore, MD.

American Cabinet & Flooring is a proud carrier of Wilsonart laminate countertops.

Come visit our design center and meet with one of our talented Design Specialists to get your remodel project started today!

Wilsonart New "Carnival" HD Laminate Designs available at American Cabinet & Flooring

How to Carve a Halloween Pumpkin

Whether you are working from a pattern or free-handing it, having the right tools for carving pumpkins makes all the difference.

How to Carve a Halloween Pumpkin

Materials and Tools:
Halloween Patterns
Carbon Paper
Carving kit
Serrated knives
Wood carving tools or pottery tools
Metal Halloween shaped cookie cutters
Light-duty hammer


1. Place your template/pattern over the carbon paper and tape onto the pumpkin. Trace around and the image will be left on the pumpkin for easy lines to follow when carving.

2. The tools that work best for carving are the small carving tools that come in those inexpensive Halloween pumpkin carving kits. They’re manageable for all ages. Other tools that work well are serrated steak knives and grapefruit knives. For additional detail, carving and pottery tools work great.

TIP: the best trick of all is to use metal Halloween shaped cookie cutters.

3. Place your metal cookie cutter onto the pumpkin. (Some plastic cookie cutters will also work, but they’re generally not as flexible).

NOTE: Don’t cut the lid off or clean out yet! Make all your impressions first.

4. Use a light duty hammer to get the cookie cutter into the pumpkin. Work the cutter side to side while hammering.

  • Hammer the cookie cutter in until it’s almost all the way in.
  • Pull the cookie cutter out with a pair of pliers.
  • Continue to hammer all of the shapes where you want them in the pumpkin.

6. Once you have your designs traced or stamped in place, you’re ready to cut off the top of the pumpkin and clean it out.

7. Once cleaned, finish cutting out the shapes with small serrated blades and pop them out from the inside.

Have a safe & happy Halloween!

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