The V Spot

Rants, observations and home decorating from a woman with no time for a blog.

Easy Damask Pumpkin using trashed craft supplies.

Remember my first pumpkin of the season and that it was a major Craft Fail?  (The one with the orange feathers that looked like a cross between a Muppet and pumpkin…?)  Well, I hate to throw things away…
And remember my easy DIY Halloween invitations?  Well, I hate to throw scraps of cute paper away…

What’s a girl to do?  Why, salvage both items, of course.  I made a Damask Pumpkin.

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I took that sad pumpkin (which still looked like it had orange mange, even after I cleaned it off), my scraps of Damask print paper and some Sparkle Mod Podge  and got started.

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All of the paper scraps had the same basic pattern, to starting at the top and working my way down, I did my best to line up the pattern as I Mod Podged the paper to the pumpkin.  I found that slightly damping the paper strips made them easier to smooth into the pumpkin’s grooves.

Definitely a way to make sure that none of my craft supplies go to waste.  We like that!

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Easy!


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4 Comments

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MiMi said...

October 25, 2012 at 6:44 pm
Ahhhhhh-dorable!!!
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Creative Raisins said...

October 25, 2012 at 8:52 pm
What a fantastic pumpkin.
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Land family said...

October 25, 2012 at 10:22 pm
It looks really good-I have a craft pumpkin and a whole lot of cut ribbons and I am scared shitless due to perfectionism. Sparkle modge podge may have been the push I needed!
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Just Squirrelly said...

October 26, 2012 at 3:20 pm
I had never used modge podge - I keep look at projects that call for it, but I'm a bit intimidated. But sparkle modge podge, now I may have to cross that threshold.

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