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« on: November 06, 2012 04:56:15 AM »



I've been wanting to try my hand at creating one of those fantastic altered doll houses, but it just feels like such an overwhelming project to dig into! So I decided to work a bit smaller, and made a little pumpkin stand for Halloween.

I did my fair share of yard saleing this summer, looking for treasures to craft with. My pumpkin stand started out as this discarded, hideous pile of pink:


I think it's much happier now!


It has gotten a bit overgrown, but that's what happens when pumpkins are left to their own devices.


I have had that stained glass embellishment for years, and finally found a place to use it. It fit in there perfectly!


I hope you like my pumpkin stand! It was so fun to make -- though I'm still deciding if I want to tackle a bigger house... maybe there needs to be a pumpkin farm some day. Grin
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« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2012 05:10:50 AM »

what a fab altered pumpkin stand!
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« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2012 07:15:36 AM »

How clever of you!  I never would have thought to use that pink thing to make such an awesome Halloween project (or even to buy it in the first place). Very cool!
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« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2012 09:25:31 AM »

Thank you very much! It was really fun to make. I am obsessed with those little pumpkins. Grin
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« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2012 10:10:35 AM »

That is a great idea!! I love it Grin
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« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2012 04:33:56 PM »

My mind is always blown when someone takes something like you did and turns into something completely awesome!  I absolutely adore the pumpkin stand!  Too cute!  Awesome job!
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« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2012 06:56:45 AM »

This is awesome! What a great piece and what a perfect find!
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« Reply #7 on: November 07, 2012 04:53:03 PM »

Wow, what a transformation! I adore this, it turned out great!
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« Reply #8 on: November 07, 2012 06:34:57 PM »

What a transformation! You have such vision. Love the details and the overall effect.
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« Reply #9 on: November 08, 2012 04:54:04 AM »

Thank you all for your kind words! Cheesy You've made my day!
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« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2012 12:54:34 PM »

Sonjaboo, that's awesome! What a great transformation; I especially love the boarded windows. Smiley
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