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Sep 20 2013

Primp Your Pumpkin Home Decor

Primp Your Pumpkin Home Decor

 

Everyone ielegant fall home decors thinking about the change of seasons these days and that includes me. The first day of Autumn is on Sunday, according to the calender. I am soo ready! When I saw a fun party for holiday home decor and craftiness at my lovely friend Shannon’s blog, Fox Hollow Cottage I knew I wanted  to join in.  It’s a Primp Your Pumpkin Party! There are some wonderful pumpkins included in the party and Shannon’s are lovely too.

I gathered up some crafty supplies and got down to business. I had already started painting a bit when I realized I should take a photo. Because lets face it, I’m making time to be crafty and that is blog worthy. :-)

For my pumpkins I used

modge podge

styrofoam pumpkins

wrapping paper

paint

sponge brushes

                                                                                   disposable bowl

                                                                                   glitter

and the watchful eye of Izzy my creative supervisor

Carefully remove the stems. Cut strips of wrapping paper. Brush on some modge podge. Add a piece of wrapping paper, repeat until completely covered.Brush modge podge all over . Let dry and paint stems. replace stems and taa daa.

                pumpkin craft supplies modge podge pumpkin

modge podge pumpkinIzzy waited patiently while I made the pumpkins,  :-)

schapsoMy big taa daa moment!

Modge podge is so fun, it’s like paper mache’ for grown ups, giggle.

My primped pumpkins are sitting on our living room mantle . A hopeful reminder of the upcoming season change. It’s still very warm here, but fingers crossed, my favorite season will show up, not just on the calendar but outside too.

 

primp your pumpkin

Join in the fun and go to Fox Hollow and share your Primped Pumpkins, enjoy the creations by others, or just get some great ideas for your home decorating. Please click the primp your pumpkin image below. ( please tell her Katherines Corner sent you, wink)

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 Will you primp your pumpkins? Have you done any seasonal decorating yet?

 

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Hoping your weekend if filled with happy :-)

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  1. LuAnn Braley

    Whoever thought pumpkins could be stunning!?!

    1. Katherines Corner

      Isn’t it wonderful, art and beauty are everywhere Hugs

  2. KizzyDoll

    Those pumpkins are amazing. Really gorgeous. Love the ones you did, they are awesome!! Really grand looking. I hope you have a great Friday & weekend xx

    1. Katherines Corner

      Happy weekend wishes doll. Thank you, I love to express my creativity. xo

  3. Louisa @ My Family & Abruzzo

    They look amazing!

    1. Katherines Corner

      blushing…thank you

  4. Janine Huldie

    Wow, I am so impressed and these are gorgeous. You could totally sell these because I haven’t seen anything quite as nice in the stores at all. Absolutely beautiful and wishing you a wonderful weekend now, Katie!! :)

    1. Katherines Corner

      Janine your are so thoughtful. Thank you it might be something fun to add to my shop. xo

  5. Mary Alice Patterson

    I love how your pumpkin turned out. It’s darling!! Amazing what can be done with pumpkins!
    Mary Alice

    1. Katherines Corner

      Mary Alice you are so right, the others linked to the party are wonderful too.

  6. Moving For Love

    What a great idea! Your pumpkins are great. Can’t wait to try this and I love your little one! Izzy is so, so adorable. :)

    1. Katherines Corner

      Thank you, I thought about the best way to create pumpkins that reflected my taste and style. :-)

  7. Alex J. Cavanaugh

    That is really impressive. Was Izzy impressed?

    1. Katherines Corner

      Hi Alex! oh yes I do believe he wagged his tail with approval. Hugs

  8. Patty Rumaker at Home and Lifestyle Design

    Adorable! I love your pumpkins!

    1. Katherines Corner

      thank you Patty it was fun to add them to the party :-)

  9. Queenie

    Most excellent primped pumpkins!
    Have a great day.
    Always, Queenie

    1. Katherines Corner

      Thank you, it was so much fun playing with the modge podge. But I don’t think Izzy liked the smell, giggle.

  10. Jennifer Fay

    very pretty. I figured out how people can get massive detail for the cut pumpkins. they use linoleum cutters!!!

    1. Katherines Corner

      that is brilliant!!!

  11. Angela

    This is so, so pretty! One of the nicest ones I’ve seen!!! Looks very spendy and rich! Love it! ~~Angela

    1. Katherines Corner

      Thank you Angela, I loved creating them and it makes me smile when I see them on the mantle. xo

  12. Su

    Aw, the cake plate looks so cute with your new pumpkins. It was a good idea to buy it! AND those pumpkins look MUCH better than what we saw at the store! You’re so ‘crafty’. Can’t wait so see what ends up on the platter for the rest of the holidays.

    1. Katherines Corner

      Su ,thank you. I really enjoyed spending the afternoon with you. Il ook forward to doing it again. Hugs

  13. Hannah

    Those are seriously a work of art!
    Champagne Lifestyle on a Beer Budget

    1. Katherines Corner

      Hannah, you are so sweet, thank you

  14. Mama Zen

    How beautiful!

    1. Katherines Corner

      thank you, hugs

  15. Jil

    Gorgeous!
    I love working with Mod Podge, too. It is fun to get all gooey and sticky and make something pretty!
    ♥ Jil

    1. Katherines Corner

      oh me too. I haven’t used it to much bit it could certainly become addictive, giggle

  16. Ricki Jill Treleaven

    LOVE your fancy primped pumpkin, Katherine! :D So cute!

    1. Katherines Corner

      thank you my friend it’s so nice to see your comment. Hugs

  17. Adriana

    Gorgeous I love it! And love Izzy ;)

    1. Katherines Corner

      thank you, Izzy is such a sweetie I love that he follows me everywhere ♥

  18. Shannon @ Fox Hollow Cottage

    Katherine. You have the cutest, classiest pumpkins around! You primp with panache!!

    1. Katherines Corner

      you are so sweet, thank you. My husband said he thought they were just my style . Thank you so much for the fun party. I look forward to seeing all of the others.

  19. K. Elizabeth @ YUMMommy

    What gorgeous pumpkin. And what I like most is that since you picked such an elegant pattern you could pretty much leave the pumpkins out year round without them feeling too Autumn-ish. Stopping by from TGIF hop.

    1. Katherines Corner

      what a lovely idea, thank you, I could probably put them in our guest room. :-)

  20. Rosey

    It’s awesome! I’m pinning it, definitely. :)

    Goodbye summer, hello Autumn!

    1. Katherines Corner

      I’m so excited for my favorite season to arrive xo

  21. Julie Marie

    Good morning Katherine… and thanks so much for visiting this morning… your pumpkins are fabulous!… as you saw on my post, I LOVE Autumn and everything about it… I want to try some of those pumpkins, although I don’t have a clue what modge podge is!… love your sweet Izzy too!… wishing you a beautiful Autumn day… xoxo Julie Marie

    1. Katherines Corner

      Hello Julie Marie, I enjoyed your blog very much and look forward to many more visits. We are neighbors by the way.:-) Hoping we are soon experiencing real Autumn here soon. Modge Podge can be found at Michaels Crafts it’s like a clear paper mache’ paste ( pre-made with a little extra something) xo

  22. Olga Becker

    These are gorgeous! Great job!

    1. Katherines Corner

      Thank you Olga it has helped me to get started with my Autumn decor. Hugs

  23. Little Wandering Wren

    Hi Katherine
    Well I’m impressed, you and modge podge are brilliant – Love your classy pumpkin!
    Wrenx

    1. Katherines Corner

      awww, shucks, dragging toe across the floor, thank you…xo

  24. Paula @Call Me PMc

    This caught my eye because I have a fall party to decorate for and this will be perfect! Pinned. Love your blog!!

  25. JoAnn @ SweetPepperRose

    Pretty! I’ve STILL got this craft on my to-do list, Thanks for the inspiration!

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