Monday, October 1, 2012

Pumpkin Topiary

Fall is here!  It is my favorite time of the year.  I love it when the air starts to get nice, cool, and crisp, don't you?  I know you have seen pumpkin topiaries all around pinterest, magazines, and other blogs.  I have wanted to make one for quite some time but finally bit the bullet and splurged on the supplies.

I had to get a total of six fake pumpkins.  I got mine from Hobby Lobby.  Next, I knew I needed a dowel rod in order to get the pumpkins to stay upright since my are fake.  My mom spied this at the Goodwill Outlet which worked out perfect.  I bought some picks and already had grapevine garland that I made six separate rings out of for stacking between the pumpkins.   

I basically just followed Marian's directions from HGTV, click here.  Although it is not exactly like Marian's, mine is perfect for me because I can reuse it year after year.

I wanted to give a thanks to Phyllis for the email to give me that extra push.  Thanks a bunch!

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  1. That is absolutely adorable! I'll be packing the kids in the car tonight for a trip to Hobby Lobby!

  2. Julie, I left a comment earlier to tell you how thrilled I am to see you back online - but it disappeared! (?)
    No matter, just wanted you to know that your topiary is as great a success as your other creations. Keep it up! Can't wait to see what you've got waiting in the wings!

  3. It looks wonderful, Julie! I think I might try it myself!!

  4. That looks really great! I am glad to see you feeling good enough to post and do projects!


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