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Monday, August 10, 2015

Blingy Fabric Pumpkins

Our daughter is getting married  in October,  so I thought some blingy pumpkins would look nice as part of the table decor at the reception.  

What better fabric to use for my pumpkins than a wedding dress that I bought a few weeks ago at a yard sale.

The lady at the sale let me have the dress for $15.

   I have made one medium and four small pumpkins so far and I still have lots of fabric left .
 
It is cloudy and rainy here in New Mexico today so not much light is coming in the sky lights or windows.    I took the photo's in the kitchen where there is plenty of light.

I wanted to show you the progress I've made with my dried flowers.   The large enamel pot was empty at the start of summer and it's almost full now.

I love dried flowers and I'm sure we will use some of them at the wedding.

I still have lots to do before the wedding and I will do more posts as I get the decor made.

Thank you so much for stopping by!

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26 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous idea for the gown Penny, the pumpkins are beautiful. It will be fun seeing what other projects you come up with for the gown.

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    1. I originally wrote how fabulous your pumpkins would be at a Fall wedding then I read your text (I was too busy swooning over the pictures before I read the text)...they are for a Fall wedding! They are just beautiful.

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  3. Penny,
    Those pumpkins are to die for!! OMG!! Love them! I am still in cleaning mode since i went Part time and can't wait until I finish what i want to do and then get into crafting and decorating mode!!

    Hugs,
    Deb

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  4. I love these pumpkins! They'll be perfect for an October wedding....

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  5. Oh my the pumpkins are fabulous and will look wonderful on the tables!!

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  6. Hi Penny,
    I love the idea of pumpkins made from wedding dresses for a wedding. I bought some gorgeous ones from a lady on Etsy last year and decorated at Thanksgiving with them in a silver ornate metal basket on my dining table. A friend of mine gave me about a dozen wedding dresses so I plan on making more pumpkins and other creative things with the material.

    Sincerely,
    Sandi Biquet

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  7. Oh Penny what a great idea with the wedding dress, the Pumpkin looks beautiful and will be a great addition for wedding decorations. You must have a ton of roses for your collection of dry flowers, I bet your home smells so good!!

    Thanks for sharing your blog with the Oh My Heartsie Girl ww each week, we love seeing what you have to share!!
    Have a beautiful week!!
    Karren
    @Oh My Heartsie Girl

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  8. Those pumpkins are beautiful ... and what a great idea! I always enjoy your posts .. and will look forward to more wedding decor posts! I had that wonderful opportunity ten years ago and still reminisce about all the crafting ... Thanks for sharing.

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  9. Penny, these are perfect for a wedding. What a deal on that wedding dress! Please keep us posted on wedding decorations as we get closer to your daughter's big day. I saw your link at Creative Inspirations Link Party. Ann Marie @ Iris Abbey www.irisabbey.com

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  10. Oh my heavens those are beautiful! And how amazing that they are made from an actual wedding dress! Just wonderful!
    Thank you so much for sharing at Something to Talk About!
    Karen

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  11. These are exquisite, Penny. Exquisite!! Pinned, of course. Best wishes for a great summer and Fall. Linda

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  12. What a stunning idea, they look beautiful :)

    Pinned :) thanks for stopping by and linking up ..

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  13. I love the beautiful white blingy wedding dress pumpkins! Really pretty. Thanks for sharing over at the Inspiration Spotlight Party @DearCreatives Hope to see you again soon.

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  14. These are so beautiful! I want to make some for my house this fall! Thanks for sharing.

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  15. Lucky young woman to have a Mom like you to help her get things ready. No doubt that the wedding will be a treasured memory because of your wonderful talent!
    Hugs for all you do, Penny!!

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  16. Beautiful pumpkins!!! You're one very talented creative Lady!!!

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  17. Love, love, love these! You so inspire me! Thank you for sharing at Friday Favorites. I will be featuring this project when the party is live this Thursday evening. Have a great day! Michelle OurCraftyMom

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  18. This is absolutely amazing. You are beyond creative. Thank you for sharing at the Home Matters Party.

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  19. Penny, you always make such gorgeous pumpkins. These will be perfect for her wedding! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  20. Super cute!! My daughters getting married in May...I have lot's to do too!! But yours is a lot closer...your coming down the home stretch!! Thanks for Linking up at My 2 Favorite Things on Thursday!! Hope to see you again this week!! Pinned!

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  21. Hi Penny, I just wanted to stop by and let you know that your post is Featured on our
    Friday Feature-Linky-Party this week, hope you would like to stop by and add other links. All Features are pinned!
    Have a beautiful week, Karren
    Oh My Heartsie Girl

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  22. So pretty and such a clever idea! I'm sure these fabric pumpkins will look beautiful at your daughter's reception. Thanks so much for sharing these beauties at Submarine Sunday!

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  23. Oh Penny these pumpkins are to die for....so Pretty!!!

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  24. These are so cute and look warm and cozy for the coming cooler weather. I am sure the children are having a fun time cuddling these little thing!

    Marlene
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