Thursday, October 13, 2016

Pumpkin Floral

It's Thursday and you know what that means!  Time for a Twisted Thursday Challenge over at the Outlawz!  This week's optional twist in the challenge is all about sparkle or bling!  

We are sponsored by MHK Designs this month and I found this great pumpkin and poem in the Pumpkin Jack Digital Stamp Set.  

I decided to do something a little different and create a fall themed vase for our banquet table at the Pumpkin PATCH Fall Classic.  (To learn more about that you can go HERE.)

I started by up-cycling a container for baby snacks!  I covered it in purple felt and tied a scrap of lace around it.  I tied an orange grosgrain ribbon into a bow and adhered it with a glue gun.  I cut the tags from the CTMH Art Philosophy cartridge where I used the Print and Cut feature for the poem.  I inked the pumpkin with Sunset Ink and colored the eyes, nose and mouth with a Copic-Y17.  Then I painted Glass Bead Glitter Gel by Faber Castell over the Copic.  This adds a lot of sparkle!  

I blinged out the tag with some gems from BoBunny after inking the edges with CTMH Gypsy ink.   At the banquet I put real flowers in the vase, but for photo purposed I used the artificial ones I had on hand.  

My vase is off to the following challenges:
MHK Challenge
Fantabulous Cricut Challenge:  Pumpkins
613 Avenue Create:  Optional Twist Green and Gold--I skipped the twist on this one.

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  1. Katrina, this project is amazing! I love the sparkles in the jack-o-lantern's face and the bling on the sentiment tag! Those gorgeous flowers and that ribbon and lace make this such a beautiful centerpiece!

  2. Wow! This is amazing Katrina! So creative and a perfect table centerpiece for the season. His eyes really glow and I just love that luscious big bow!

  3. Great idea to decorate the vase of flowers, Katrina! I love his sparkly face!
    How was your "horse" weekend? We used to have horses, too! Loved them so much, but sadly they all died of old age and we did not get more. We rode English and did a lot of Endurance rides, and attended many shows with 4H kids!

  4. Beautiful project great recycling and love the pumpkin with the sparkly eyes--Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create
    Carol DT x

  5. Love the sparkle and the bling! Love that you upcycled the vase as well!

  6. Wow what a fantastic creation! I love the sentiment!
    Xoxo Olga

  7. What a gorgeous pumpkin! Thanks for joining in with our challenge at TTCRD xx Jan DT

  8. This is OH so fun and fabulous, Katrina! I LOVE the way you colored the image--and the tags layers are perfect! Thank you so much for joining us at MHKDesigns--I hope you join us again soon! Sending HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  9. This is beautiful! What a smart way to create some beautiful Halloween decor! Thanks so much for joining us for the FCCB challenge this week! Hugs, DT Karla

  10. Hello Katrina! Sorry for the late comment! I recently moved (again!) and still unpacking here!
    That's a beautiful project!!!
    Thank you for joining us at MHKDesigns! And hope to see you again at the newest challenge!
    The Leaf Studio