08 November 2009

cutie pa-pumpkins

so i got this idea from Carol on the Midnight Maddness blog. Altered it a bit, and the lil girl down the street who I teach crafts to, her and her mom and our friend and I all made them for craft time this week! Our friend is her piano teacher, I'm the craft teacher, and her mom is well mom! Hehe. So my friend made the base of the front left pumpkin, and I made the base of the back right pumpkin {it alternates darker and lighter orange shades} and then I made both the stems and curlies. Ok, and I just realized now that the green stems and such don't show up well against the green background- sorry! All paper is DCWV. I made the curlies by cutting the paper really thin using my craft knife and then wrapping them around a bamboo skewer!


  1. OMG...TOOOOO CUTE :) Thanks for letting us know. You did an awesome job!!! I have yet to try it..now I am even more excited to give it a go..Thanks

  2. Wow - these look great - I did wonder what they would be like without the scallops - and here they are!! fabulous! Thanks for letting us know!! Well done...I love the DCWV DP as well! Thanks for sharing! God bless you too!
    Linda MMSC Design Team

  3. Very, very cute pumpkins. Yours are very cute!! Didn't Carol do an awesome job with this tutorial!!

    Phyllis MMDesign Team

  4. how cute!! I made paper pumpkins too but a different kind! I want ot give this way a try now!

  5. These are fabulous! Love the idea! {SMILES}

  6. Wow, thanks for letting us know you used the tutorial. These are as sweet as can be. It just touches my heart to learn you used this in a gathering of people who enjoy crafts making memories to last a lifetime. I wish I could have been there!!!LOL I like how you alternated the different oranges and the really curly vines. Just darling!

    Midnight Madness Design Team

  7. Your pumpkins turned out very nice. SO glad you found the tutorial helpful and were able to use it.

    Jane MMSC DT

  8. Super cut, what a fantastic idea


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