5 Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin

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While I love the effect of a glowing, scary-faced pumpkin on my porch on All Hallows Eve, I’m not exactly crazy about the slimy, seedy mess that goes along with carving pumpkins.  Plus, a carved pumpkin only lasts for a few days.  I’ve been saving great ideas for making pretty pumpkins without a single knife or slimy seed!  Take a look at these 5 Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin that will take you beyond Halloween and into the rest of the fall season.

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Top Tips for Painting Fabric

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I have done my fair share of fabric painting and have learned a lot through trial and error.  I love the process of painting on fabric because it really allows you to get the exact color and design you want at a relatively low cost. I thought I would put together a list of recommendations and products that I use to help you achieve maximum results when attempting to paint or stencil fabric.  Here is what I have learned along the way…

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How to Paint Curtains

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Painting plain curtain panels allows you to get the exact design and color you want.  I always seem to have a hard time finding curtains that I like.  I searched around looking for striped curtains. I was inspired by the Crate & Barrel Alston Panels for $99 a piece. So they were either way out of my price range or not long enough. I decided to customize some plain curtain panels from IKEA by painting gray stripes on them.  They look amazing and totally changed the look of my family room.

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Geometric Designed End Table

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Jamie from C.R.A.F.T. is back sharing a simple painted table makeover.  She used a little tape to create a cool design on her tabletop and create a custom piece of furniture for her entryway.

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