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« on: October 26, 2013 02:43:42 PM »

So my work is having a company carved/decorated pumpkin contest. I cannot carve very well so I decided to paint one. I was really inspired by this pumpkin I saw on Pinterest Wink http://alisaburke.blogspot.com/2009/10/messy-pumpkin-tutorial-giveaway-winners.html  SO I decided to go for it! It took a few hours since there are a lot of layers of paint! I used shimmery metallic paints for the background and finished up with a gold glitter glaze over top! The office ladies loved it so we'll see how well it does in the contest Wink (The winner wins a company sweatshirt lol)

Thanks for looking and hope it inspires you too!!! Happy Halloween!
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« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2013 03:33:39 PM »

Ooh, so shiny!  Cheesy  I think it turned out really well.  Good luck in the contest!

« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2013 03:34:02 PM »

I think it's pretty. It's like a whole neighborhood! How are the other contest entries?

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« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2013 04:06:04 PM »

Nicely done!  I love all the bright and vibrant colors.

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    « Reply #4 on: October 26, 2013 04:11:17 PM »

    Fantastic job!
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    « Reply #5 on: October 26, 2013 05:10:19 PM »

    Oh thank you everyone! I love bright and shiny stuff Wink I had to turn my pumpkin in early so I have no idea what kind of competition I have  Wink
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    « Reply #6 on: October 26, 2013 05:59:34 PM »

    Love love love the houses. What a great painted pumpkin! Nice twist on the ol' standard. Beautiful.
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    « Reply #7 on: October 26, 2013 09:48:01 PM »

    I love your pumpkin!! So whimsical and fun. It's awesome!!
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    « Reply #8 on: October 27, 2013 12:33:13 PM »

    I like your colorful pumpkin. If think it is more beautiful than the original.
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    « Reply #9 on: October 29, 2013 07:32:22 AM »

    Skip the sweatshirt...just enjoy your ART!
    Wonderful job. I can see the work that went into it, but by not carving it, it will last much longer!
    I still hope you win a prize, though. Just for the fanfare.
    Happy Halloween!
    Hey, why don't we have some Halloween-ie Smilies? A devil, or something ghostly/witchy?
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