Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Dollar Store Painted Pumpkins



I am putting together some early Fall touches around my home.
I was wanting to go white, neutral and natural for this early part of the season.
Only problem is I only had orange faux pumpkins.  I wanted white.
 So I took a trip out to The Dollar Tree, and of course that is the only colour they had too.




 What's a girl to do...paint them of course!
So I bought a few, along with some paint brushes.
I already had dollar store craft paint at home. 
 If you have Annie Sloan chalk paint, that works too.
It took a couple of coats, but it had the effect I wanted.

After






Not bad for a couple of bucks!
I am quite happy with the result.  I painted a few and spread them around the house.
These went on the coffee table inside a wooden tray, with some vintage jars and twigs.
Will be getting an early Fall home tour on the blog soon!


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6 comments:

  1. Great idea!!
    They turned out just fine!

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  2. A great idea Diane, and they look really nice. I really like your tray vignette.

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  3. I just bought the same ones at the dollar store also and getting ready to paint them - hope they turn out as nice as yours!

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  4. Beautifully done! You are one of the features at The Round-Up from the Before & After party at The Dedicated House. Here is the link so you can check out your feature. http://www.thededicatedhouse.com/2015/09/the-round-up-from-before-after-wednesday_23.html Hope to see you again tonight at the Before & After bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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  5. Those pumpkins are just gorgeous! And I love the wooden tray and the look of all together. Congratulations on your feature at The Dedicated House.
    Hugs,
    Pili

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