Monday, September 26, 2011

My Glittery Pumpkins

Glitter really does make everything better, doesn't it?

I picked up some dollar store pumpkins the other day that needed a makeover.  A bit of a tacky and odd paint job on them as is.


I'm really digging the glittered pumpkin look and wanted some of my own.  But being the cheapskate that I am, I figured I'd attempt to make my own.  I went on a search for that incredible new product Krylon Glitter Blast.  I came up no luck... and then I remembered, oh right, I live in Canada.  HA!  We never get the good stuff.  Maybe one day, fingers crossed.

Sooo.. I found this stuff instead.


It's not as lovely as the Glitter Blast, but it'll have to do.

First I sprayed them down with my silver paint.


Then sprayed a coat of glitter spray.  I probably could've done another coat, maybe it would be even MORE glittery.  But I'm happy with them.


Here's a closeup on that glitter!


I'm happy with them.  But if I ever come across that new glitter spray, these will be getting another makeover.


Fun!  If you're blessed with some Krylon Glitter Blast, have even MORE fun!
See you tomorrow!

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12 comments :

Jessica @ Decor Adventures said... Best Blogger Tips

Ohh I love these. I actually might make some myself! Nothing like a glamorous Halloween right?

Jess@Balancing The Dream said... Best Blogger Tips

beautiful!! my entire fall decor contains glitter!!! I just can't get enough!!

Vixen said... Best Blogger Tips

@Jessica @ Decor Adventures Loving the glam halloween! Have fun and thanks!

Vixen said... Best Blogger Tips

@Jess@Balancing The Dream Thanks! Glitter is so fun to decorate with!! :)

Meredith Resnick, M.Ed, MA said... Best Blogger Tips

So pretty. Love them year round!

~ Meredith From A Mother Seeking Come find me on my blog, A Mother Seeking...

Mandy @ Sugar Bee Crafts said... Best Blogger Tips

Thanks for linking to Take-A-Look Tuesday - you were featured today!
- - Mandy, www.SugarBeeCrafts.com

Vixen said... Best Blogger Tips

@Meredith Resnick, M.Ed, MA I love glitter year round for sure! Thanks.

Vixen said... Best Blogger Tips

@Mandy @ Sugar Bee Crafts Thank you, Mandy!! I am so honored!

Bethany @ A Fish Who Likes Flowers said... Best Blogger Tips

This are really cute!! I love a good glitter project, despite my boyfriend's annoyance with the stuff.

I'd love for you to link up this project to my Monster Mash Bash Halloween link party! http://afishwholikesflowers.blogspot.com/2011/10/lets-do-monster-mash.html

Hope to see you there!

Vixen said... Best Blogger Tips

@Bethany @ A Fish Who Likes Flowers Thanks, Bethany! I've linked up my project, thanks for the invite!

Ginger said... Best Blogger Tips

Love this! Thank you so much for linking up to my fa-boo-lous link party! Featuring YOU today over on my blog! :) Feel free to drop by & grab a featured button. :)

Ginger @ gingersnapcrafts.com

http://www.gingersnapcrafts.com/2011/10/fa-boo-lous-friday-link-party-spooky.html

Jen said... Best Blogger Tips

Love this idea! I'm so doing this! Thanks for sharing!

Jen
sewfabulous-now.blogspot.com