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15 FUN Pumpkin Ideas

15 FUN Pumpkin Ideas

Pumpkin Ideas

Happy first day of October. It’s “that” time of year where we happily celebrate all things pumpkin. Whether real or faux, baked into donuts or fashioned into treats… pumpkins are always perfect for fall. Here are some of my favorite pumpkin themed crafts and recipes.

15 Fun Pumpkin Ideas

Here’s a great decor/centerpiece idea: Pumpkin Candy Vases.

15 Fun Pumpkin Ideas

For the royalty in your life! Your little girl will love this Princess Pumpkin.

15 Fun Pumpkin Ideas

Here’s a neat combo– the industrial/graphic look of this Metal Pumpkin.

15 Fun Pumpkin Ideas

Need a sweet treat? Try these Iced Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Donuts.

15 Fun Pumpkin Ideas

You’ll be the envy of the neighborhood with this Starry Night Pumpkin.

15 Fun Pumpkin Ideas

This Wicker Pumpkin is rustic and easy.

15 Fun Pumpkin Ideas

A fun spin on Rice Krispie Treats… Pumpkin Treats.

15 Fun Pumpkin Ideas

These cuties come together in a snap: Jack-o-Lantern Treats Cups.

Frankenstein Pumpkin

This Frankenstein Pumpkin is more sweet than scary.

15 Fun Pumpkin Ideas

You just need some paint Burlap Pumpkin pop!

15 Fun Pumpkin Ideas

Dazzle your guests with these Gold Glitter Pumpkins.

Tin Can Pumpkins

If you have a pet, you have the makings for these Tin Can Pumpkins.

Faux Pumpkin Idea

This Blue Button Pumpkin will never go bad!

15 Fun Pumpkin Ideas

Kids love to decorate these Cookie Pumpkin Pops.

15 Fun Pumpkin Ideas

Personalize your decor with this Chalkboard Pumpkin.

15 Fun Pumpkin Ideas

And a couple more… Metal Pumpkin Decor

DIY Recycled Pumpkin Vase

Frosted Pumpkin Vase

Check out my Halloween Crafts Gallery for more fun ideas!

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PI Features: 8 Apple Delights

8 Apple Delights

Apple Recipes

Little Miss Celebration :: Honey Apple Pie Bowls La Mode

Simply Suzannes :: Apple Cranberry Brown Sugar Cookies

With a Blast :: Toffee Apple Cheesecake

Athletic Avocado :: Perfect Fall Breakfast Pumpkin Apple Pie French Toast

Upstate Ramblings :: Simple Apple Smoothie

Simply Suzannes :: Cinnamon Sugar Cookies and Apples

2 Kids and Tired Cooks :: Apple Streusel Cheesecake Bar

You Brew My Tea :: Weight Watchers Apple Cinnamon Steel Cut Oatmeal

 

Project Inspire{d} Link Party goes LIVE…on Monday nights at 8 o’clock Eastern Time.

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Mary Beth from Cupcakes and Crinoline ~ Malia from Yesterday on Tuesday
Stephanie Chan from The Silly Pearl ~ Diane from An Extraordinary Day

 

Seahawks Decor and More

Seahawks Decor and More

 Catch these ideas LIVE on Seattle’s KOMO TV at 4pm on Monday 9/15

Seahawks Decor and DIY Projects

Seahawks Candy Bouquet

Seahawks Decor and More

Materials: Mason Jar, Americana Crystal Glass Enamels in Blue, brown scrapbook paper, white artist’s tape, wooden dowels, hot glue, Seahawks licensed ribbon and green tulle. You’ll also need  a styrofoam ball, candy bars, Skittles and paper towels. Craft supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Instructions:

1. Pour the glass enamel into the Mason Jar and gently swirl it around.

2. Turn the glass upside down and let the paint coat the sides. Note: You will have to keep an eye on it, moving it to a new spot on the paper towel as the paint drips out.

3. When glass is dry, add Seahawks ribbon.

4. Place the styrofoam ball inside the jar.

5. Cut a piece of brown scrapbook paper 4 x 4 1/2 inches. Fold around candy bar. Make “football” laces with artist’s tape.

6. Glue the candy to the dowels and place in jar.

5. Add green tulle

Hawks House Door Hanger

Seahawks Decor and More

Materials: Wooden Football shape by Darice, DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint in Navy Blue, Spring Green and White. You’ll also need letter stickers or a paint pen, paintbrushes (both foam and fine brushes) and Seahawks themed ribbon and stapler for hanging. Craft supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Instructions:

1. Paint the wooden shape white, and let it dry.

2. Using a dabbing motion, apply navy paint to football, using photo as a guide.

3. Add green paint to football, let it dry.

4. Add stickers “Hawks” and “Home.”

5. Cut a piece of ribbon to desired length and staple to back of football.

 “12” Glass

Seahawks Decor and More

Materials: Green Mason Jar, glass candle stick holder, Americana Crystal Glass Enamels in Blue, E-6000 glue and “12” Vinyl from Decorating Your Life. Craft supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

1. Paint candle holder with glass enamel paint and let it dry.

2. Add vinyl to Green Mason Jar

3. Glue Mason Jar and candle stick holder together with E-6000 glue.

Seahawks Decor and More

Play Football Tray

Materials: Wooden Tray, DecoArt Americana Paint in Spring Green, vinyl by Decorating Your Life. Craft supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Instructions:

1. Paint tray green (make take 2-3 coats) and let dry.

2. Apply vinyl, following package instructions.

Football Treats

Seahawks Decor and More

Materials: Football Cookie Cutter and white icing from Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond. To make treats you’ll need 3 tbsp of butter, 5 cups on mini marshmallows and 6 cups of Cocoa Puffs cereal.

Directions:

1. Spray cooking spray in a glass casserole dish.

2. Melt butter and marshmallows in a large saucepan.

3. Stir in cereal and pour mixture in casserole dish.

4. After it hardens, cut out footballs with cookie cutters.

5. Make football designs with white icing.

Seahawks Candy Jar

Seahawks Decor and More

 

Materials: Terra Cotta Flower Pot, Glass Bowl or Beta Fish Bowl, E-6000 Glue, DecoArt America Acrylic Paint in Spring Green, and DuraClear varnish. Embellish with Seahawks-themed Duck Tape and ribbon. You’ll also need paintbrushes and Glue Dots or hot glue. Blue and green Sixlet candy. All materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Instructions:

1. Paint flower pot green (will take three coats of paint).

2. Paint on a layer of DuraClear varnish and let dry.

3. Use E-6000 glue to glue glass bowl or beta fish bowl to upside down flower pot. Let it set overnight.

4. Embellish with Seahawks Duck Tape and/or ribbon.

Hawks Polymesh Wreath

Seahawks Decor and More

Materials: one roll of polymesh in blue, one polymesh wreath base in blue, scissors. Football ornaments from Darice. Craft supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Instructions

1. Start with the inner circle of the wreath form. Gather together one of the ends of the polymesh. Use two of the evergreen wires, twist them around the gathered end to hold it in place.

2. Make a loop 12″ to 14″ long (you can make them bigger or smaller), pinch it together and wrap the next set of wires around it so that it forms a puffy loop.

3. Continue around the inner circle and cut off.

4. Repeat the instructions you did just on the outer circle.

5. Add bow and football ornaments.

DIY Florists’ Bow (makes a 6″ bow)

Materials: 1 1/2 yards of ribbon and 6″ length of wire or chenille stem

Instructions:

1. Loop ribbon back and forth (twisting in the middle after each loop, if ribbon is single sided).

2. Wrap a wire or chenille stem around the middle and twist.

3. Fan out ribbon and fluff.

Game Day Ideas

 For more ideas, check out this DIY Game Day Ideas post.

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Project Inspire{d} #83

It’s Project Inspire{d} time!

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Thanks for joining me, Cupcakes and Crinoline and The Silly Pearl for this week’s PI!

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Malia's Week

Here’s what I’ve been up to:

Enter to win $260 in the Autumn Abounds Giveaway and Linky Party /// DIY Gold Glitter Pumpkins with Burlap /// FREE set of Halloween Mason Jar Printables /// Project Inspire{d} Features: YOUR Delicious Fall Recipes

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We’d love for you to include the Project Inspire{d} button code in the footer, somewhere on your blog or a link back to this post  so that others can join in on the inspiration.

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Posting to our party means you are giving us the right to post your project and photos and promote via social media ~ links will be pinned to our  Party Board throughout the week and can be seen here: ♥Project Inspire{d} Party Pins♥. Let’s link up!


Project Inspire{d} Features: Delicious Fall Recipes

Project Inspire{d} Features: Delicious Fall Recipes

Hi Friends, Malia from Yesterday on Tuesday here. I am happy to host Project Inspire{d} each week with my pals Cupcakes and Crinoline and The Silly Pearl. Today I get to share the features from last week’s party! They have something in common… they all look DELISH!

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Mouthwatering Fall Recipes

Acorn Treats by Pink Fortitude/Coconut Head Survival Guide

Crock Pot Applesauce by My Frugal Adventures

Turkey Taco Nachos by Our Clover House

Slow Cooker Fig Butter by Kleinworth & Co.

Barley Mushroom Bake by Future Expat

Honey Fig Milkshake by Jordan’s Onions

Brown Butter Brown Sugar Cookies by Simply Suzanne’s

Corn Chowder from Three Kids and a Fish

Garlic and Herb Croutons by Kleinworth & Co.

Vanilla Chai Pumpkin Pie Smoothie by Eyes on the Source

Baked Zucchini Cups by Homemaking Hacks

 Cinnamon Apple Bagel French Toast by Nibble by Nic

Thanks for sharing your delectable recipes. MMM.

If you were featured, be sure to grab the button below to show off your great idea!

Project Inspire{d} Link Party 

Join us Monday night at 5pm PST/8pm EST for the next Project Inspire{d} Link Party. We can’t wait to see you there!

Mary Beth at Cupcakes and Crinoline

Malia at Yesterday on Tuesday

Steph at The Silly Pearl

Project Inspire{d} Linky Party #82

Project Inspire{d} Linky Party #82

Hello and thanks for linking up at Project Inspire{d}! Like many of you, I’ve spent the past week getting set for back to school (gulp). I am sort of sad as summer comes to a close but there’s also a lot to look forward to this fall. Here’s what I’ve been up to:

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Raspberry Mocha Popsicles

Raspberry Mocha Popsicles

Get a Shot, Give a Shot with Walgreens

Give a Shot Bin

Mega Birthday Giveaway

Mega Birthday Giveaway

Please visit my dear friends Mary Beth from Cupcakes and Crinoline and Steph from The Silly Pearl to see what they’ve been working on.

WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER

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Congrats to Donna Wilson… WOO HOO!

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We’d love for you to include the Project Inspire{d} button code in the footer, somewhere on your blog or a link back to this post  so that others can join in on the inspiration.

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Project Inspire{d} Features

Project Inspire{d} Features

Project Inspire{d} Features

One Sheet Folded Gift Pocket Book by Crafty Journal

Rustic Tomato Zucchini Tart by Walking on Sunshine

Tie-Dye Watercolor Scarf by Carolyn’s Homework

Popsicle Party Bracelet by Jack O’Lyn Murphy Design

Vintage Thermos Lamp by Virginia Sweet Pea

Free Printable Kids Chore Chart by More than a Mom of Three

Adjustable Sliding Knot Necklace by Jewelry Making Journal

Savory Lemon Dill Crackers by Little Miss Celebration

If you were featured, be sure to grab the button below to show off your great idea!

Project Inspire{d} Link Party
 

 

 

Join us Monday night at 5pm PST/8pm EST for the next Project Inspire{d} Link Party. We can’t wait to see you there!

Mary Beth at Cupcakes and Crinoline

Malia at Yesterday on Tuesday

Steph at The Silly Pearl

Pinterest Party: Carissa Miss

Hello Pinterest Friends!!

Bev here with this week’s PFF! Along with my co-hosts, Michele, Malia and Kara, we just love featuring you and all your favorite pins, boards and projects!

This week our special feature is the adorable Carissa from Carissa Miss!

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Carissa has 86 Boards and 10,729 Pins for us to browse through – so let’s get started!!

I had to start off with Carissa’s Back to School Board – there are so many cute pins here for this time of year!

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I had so much fun looking through Carissa’s Art Ideas board! I love how creative everything here is.

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I am repinning up a storm from Carissa’s Gifts board – I am always looking for fun DIY gift ideas!

Gift Ideas

So let’s find some new pins!

I am so in love with this Planter Box Picture Frame pinned from Liz Marie Blog. I mean seriously – the artwork, the stripes, it’s all so fabulous.

DIY planter box picture frame - lizmarieblog.com

You know I’m all about pom poms so I just love the whimsy of this Summer Pom Pom throw†pinned from Sugar and Cloth!

DIY summer pom pom throw | sugarandcloth.com

Um seriously with this DIY Stitched Geometric Feather Art pinned from Pitter and Glink! I am dying over the colors, the combination of thread and ink is so fabulous.

DIY Stitched Geometric Feather Art

I just adore the idea of covering a bit of wall with a fabulous piece of fabric – like this project pinned from Young House Love. It adds so much fun and color to the area!

I love the colors and simplicity of this Summer Wood Banner pined from The Crafted Sparrow. It would be such a pretty addition to any space!

Summer Wood Banner

These adorable Gold Foil planters pinned from Nest of Posies are still one of my favorite projects – I just love how fun the sayings are and the touch of gold is fabulous!

DIY Gold Foil Lettering on Flower Pots

This Faux Gold Deer pinned from Little Miss Momma is so super fun and I love that bright frame around it! I need to hunt up a paper mache deer!

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Wow Carissa, I had so much fun looking through your boards – thanks for linking up to the Pinterest Master List!!

Have you joined the†Pinterest Master List? Who knows, you would be our next feature!

Cute Crabs Kid’s Craft

Cute Crabs

Beach Crafts for Kids

Age: 5 and up with help from a grown-up

Materials: Craft Shells, Darice Chenille Stems in orange, Delta Creative acrylic paint in Orange Soda, googly eyes, glue and scissors. All materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Cute Crabs Kid's Crafts

Step 1: Child paints shells orange (may take two coats).

Step 2: Adult helps child cut eight 2 1/2 inch pieces of chenille stems.

Cute Crabs Kid's Crafts

Step 3: When paint is dry, child flips crab over and glues chenille stems for crab legs.

Cute Crabs Kid's Crafts

Step 4: Child adds goggly eyes to crab.

Beach Crafts for Kids

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