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Sunday, September 18, 2011

October 2011 Country LiVinG Magazine PUMPKINS... BOTTLES... ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! Style!*!*!

The lastest October/Fall issue of COUNTRY LIVING MAGAZINE, is a "must SEE/READ"...  BeSt Issue in a long, long time!!!  The cover photo REALLY drew me in!!!   I just had to try my hand at the AmAziNg FALL PUMPKIN Idea & WHITE BOTTLES... Just a day before my ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! RoadSide SaLe, (like I had nothing to do...) - here's what I came up with!!!    

 **~** OWL-PAPERED PUMPKIN **~**



October 2011/Fall Issue
Country Living Magazine
Is this a FaB Cover or What!?!?!




 I displayed this PUMPKIN CREATION at my RoadSide SaLe on Saturday, along with a copy of the magazine...
  The milk glass pedestal/compote stand was JuSt PeRfeCT for displaying the Pumpkin!!!  Unfortunately the stand SOLD RIGHT AWAY ~ but it went to a good home!!!




 I followed Country Living's directions up to a certain point - then tossed-in a bit of my own interpretation ~ especially the center stem...




Not being a "crafter" - it seemed to take me a Long-Time...  AND now I know some things I'd do a little different/better...




 The next item that caught my eye in the magazine were WHITE BOTTLES with Bug/Nature Designs...  This was my "ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! Interpretation of what I saw...  Soooo fun for HaLLoWeeN!*!*!  




 Here they are at Saturday's ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! RoadSide SaLe @ My Home...




 As items got SoLd, I created different vignettes using the BOTTLES...  Placement & Adornments can make such a difference...




I LoVEd the Bottles on the table's lower shelf...

MAYBE- More RoadSide Pics to Come???
I have such a BUSY WEEK AHEAD!!!  Less Blogging??? - More Doing is on my agenda...

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8 comments:

  1. OMGosh! Your interpretation should be on the cover of Country Living! It is gorgeous. ~Lili

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  2. AWESOME! Thanx for sharing. The owl pumpkin is amazing! Tiff

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  3. I too had to buy that magazine just because of the cover. I am scared to try though--even though I am a crafter not quite sure how to make the paper lay flat and look right. Any suggestions? tips?

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  4. I got my magazine last week and still have not been able to look thru it! I'm making time now for sure...the bottles and pumpkin look great!

    Sylvia

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  5. Shabby Chic Sandy...
    Need your EMAIL (did not find it on your blog) to "give you some PuMpKiN Tips"...
    Jeanine, ChiPPy!-SHaBBy!
    chippyshabby@wi.rr.com

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  6. Was planning to try those too, Jeanine, but thought I would just dig into my stash of scrapbook paper instead of making color copies. LOVE your interpretation! I agree that this issue is a winner!

    See you at Elkhorn...where are you setting up?

    Jan

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  7. YES! I have plans to make the pumpkins / bottles too! I have a question though... did you use a Funkin, a real pumpkin, or some other mold? Thanks! Love your displays!

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  8. SO adorable!! Can't wait to give these a try as well!

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