Creations, Ho Ho Holiday Pumpkins!

Wait! Don’t toss those pumpkins away! I know a lot of people start holiday decorating as soon as Thanksgiving is over, it’s out with the Fall and in with all things Merry! But don’t toss those Fall pumpkins, they can really be fun to transform! You can dress them up with ribbons and hats, paint … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Golden Pumpkins

We’re going to do something a little different today This is really more of a craft session, in honor of all of you that think you aren’t artistic, these are artistic crafts you can do! We are going to jazz up some pumpkins, both real and faux! I like to keep decor simple in November, … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fanciful Pumpkins

  Have you seen the new fall MacKenzie-Childs pumpkins? Aren’t they fun??         Let’s make some of our own!         Step 1: Plan! I made a couple of photo reference pages to refer to while painting For the orange pumpkin I decided on white hydrangeas and pink roses This … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, MacKenzie-Childs inspired Fall Crafts

This has been a stressful week in the South, and I am happy to report that our little piece of Gulf Coast paradise was spared this time, but my heart aches for everyone suffering from the incredible devastation from Hurricane Michael…many many prayers for my eastern neighbors, Georgia and the Carolinas and now Virginia! Unbelievable … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Painted Pattern Pumpkins

I must confess, I haven’t done any serious painting in several weeks, I’ve been too busy entertaining pirates Playing with fall decor and painting birthday things These fast and easy pirate signs were made by drawing a simple skull and bones on a piece of white paper, coloring with markers, and sticking them on sign … Continue reading

Creations, Pumpkin Possibilities

I am usually the last one to want to rush into fall, but as we are all wilting on the vine, this summer,  it might be fun to think about Pumpkin Possibilities I like to tuck some into my planters and pots to help hide the bare spots from dead summer flowers.   Planting fall flowers … Continue reading

Creations, Holiday Pumpkin Patch

Do you still have pumpkins lingering around?  Don’t throw them away! Just get out your spray paint~ Make a snowman! Paint some stripes and polka dots~ Now you have a little Christmas Pumpkin Patch! Sorry about all the leaves, they are falling like rain these days Frosty is sporting a bucket for a hat I … Continue reading

Creations, Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins

Since I have been goofing off at the beach this week, and not being very productive,  I thought I would give you some pumpkin inspirations from last fall ~ I went on a pumpkin frenzy~ I made burlap pumpkins I made chevron pumpkins with shells I painted pumpkins I made gray chenille and chevron pumpkins … Continue reading