Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Purple Glitzy Pumpkin




 I made a purple pumpkin! Not just any purple pumpkin, but a glitzy purple pumpkin!  It's only natural for me to have a purple pumpkin. After all, my blog title is Purple Hues and Me! And I love purple! I was tired of the orange pumpkin I got on clearance last year at Hobby Lobby. Can't remember the price I paid, but it had to be cheap.  It was after Thanksgiving so I believe it was 80 percent off. That's the only way I would buy an "orange" pumpkin. I know, orange is THE color for autumn and fall. And I know it's the color of joy, interaction, creativity and playfulness, blah, blah, blah.  But there's something about orange that I grew to dislike. Perhaps it was back in the seventies when I had orange and gold shag carpeting in my first new home. Yuck!  I have had my fill of orange (not really, I know it's an important color, especially this time of the year).

                                             Sorry, little orange pumpkin  .   .   .   .


On to purple .   .   .   .


This color is called   "Heather"















Mix a little purple glitter, filler, and modge podge  .   .   .


 Add some purple rinestones  .   .   .



Ta Da  .   .   .                        Now, to decorate   .   .   .






Purple lovers  .   .   .   don't you just love it?


Enjoy!







LINKING TO:
Debbiedoo'sThe DIY Dreamer

Chic on a Shoestring Decorating


Life on Lakeshore DriveSimply Done Wright
DIY Show Off Fall Festival Party










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14 comments:

  1. Gail that is one beautiful pumpkin! I love it! Love that purple tablesetting too!

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  2. This is like Cinderella-from plain jane orange to drop-dead gorgeous PURPLE!

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  3. Your pumpkin is beautiful!! Another great job. You are so creative and talented. I would love for you to share again this week. This party is up and running. HUGS

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  4. Very cute! Thanks for linking up and sharing :)

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  5. Another silly colored pumpkin pal :) It's so fun, love it!!

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  6. Wow, that is really interesting and unique! Never thought I would like a purple pumpkin, but you made it beautiful!

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  7. Oh!!! This is soooo fun!!! LOVE the purple!!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer... From Dream To Reality!

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  8. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful pumpkin at A Bouquet of Talent! I just love it. The color is awesome. You have me wanting to make on of these beauties. XOXO

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  9. The purple on your dining room table is fun!

    Linking from Debbidoos,
    Ricki Jill

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  10. What a purple beauty! The purple and silver were made for each other.
    Tuula :)

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  11. Another beautiful pumpkin! So lovely, and I love the purple.
    And, I'm now following you!
    Debbie :)

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  12. Gail - What a pretty purple pumpkin! I love it! Thank you for sharing this at the Halloween Blog Hop! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

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  13. 'Just gave this beauty a shout out on FB! ;-) -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

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