While you have your drill out, maybe you might want to try this more sophisticated design .
Large spoon for scooping
Electric drill with various size bits
Crave out the top of the pumpkin beveling the cut with the narrower diameter toward the bottom
Scoop out the seeds
Create a pattern for the holes by applying stickers to the pumpkin. These pumpkins have simple vertical rows,small 4 hole diamonds and linked triangle patterns.
When satisfied with the pattern,use the drill to bore holes through the pumpkin. Different size bits will give you a variety of size holes for a more decorative effect.
To light the pumpkin place a small pillar candle inside and replace top