Thursday, October 16, 2014

Pumpkin Decorating

In the past we have always been pumpkin carvers, and I like to bake the seeds. The last few years, we've decided painting is safer and sort of more fun for us. Maybe it's because we paint better than we carve. I may have to hack in to one later though to get those seeds. 

We had to set up in the garage due to several days of rainy weather.
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So serious. She could have easily painted another 20. Loves this stuff.
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This is only the beginning of the glitter. And glitter just doesn't show up in photo's like it does in real life.
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The final projects. Drum roll please.  This one is mine. Trust me, the glitter just doesn't show like it does in person. Neither do the purple metallic bats.
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Jamie was absent from the pumpkin painting party, so I did his for him. And he probably wouldn't have painted one anyway. He'd normally choose to be a spectator in the event.
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This little guy was too cute as is to paint, but we felt he deserved a photo anyway.
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The rest are Ashlyn's.
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The glitter did not photograph well on this one at all.
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I'm fairly certain this one may be one of a kind. And can you imagine, I've been saying the glitter does not photograph well. So technically, this little gem is downplayed quite a bit. The sucker really does sparkle, even after I put a "matte" finishing spray on it to hold all the layers of stuff on there.
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 Happy decorating. What is your favorite way to decorate pumpkins?


  1. Very cute!! I love the spider web one and that "Happy Halloween" print is impressive!

    1. Thanks. It's so fun. We are ready to do another round of them.


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