It is that time of year again !! This Halloween gourd was fun to create, cutting it, cleaning the inside, painting with acrylics and using some yellow tissue to cover the openings from the inside and adding a light in … Continue reading →
Grand Prize Winner! So excited to have my Pumpkin Candy Bowl the grand prize winner of the 3rd Annual Trick Your Pumpkin contest. Here is the link: http://paintmeplaid.com/2012/10/31/the-winners-of-the-3rd-annual-trick-your-pumpkin-contest-are/ Trick Your Pumpkin Tutorial
I just LOVE creating with the craft pumpkins during this time of the year. The pumpkins can easily be cut, carved, painted, decoupaged or altered without much effort. The Annual Trick Your Pumpkin Contest sponsored by Plaid Enterprises motivated me … Continue reading →
Lady Autumn was the grand prize winner of the second annual “Trick Your Pumpkin” contest sponsored by Plaid Enterprises !! I was so honored to have been selected by Plaid and have my creation representing their very fine products. I … Continue reading →
For the holiday season which is right around the corner. Hard to even think about Halloween with the temps in the 90’s and heat index in the 100’s! Halloween gourds make so much sense here in Florida. There are no guarantees that October is a cool temperature month and the real pumpkins don’t tolerate the heat so for those of us that are not really keen on the fake pumpkins we see at the craft stores a real gourd is a great alternative !
Carved gourds. The ghosts can be removed to insert a votive