Monday, October 14, 2013

You Too Truly Can Paint A Pumpkin!

Last month Jennifer over at Jennifer Rizzo Designs shared a tutorial on how to paint a pumpkin. She made it look so easy and thus I figured it would be a great project to do with Oldest & Littliest.
After heading to Michaels for a few supplies we were ready to get started.
Jenn's tutorial is step by step which made it very easy to follow even for a 7 year old and...
a 9 year old. I still can not believe this guy is 9 but I digress.
The boys decided that we needed to make our backgrounds look like the evening.
And just so you do not think we...um I...did not make a mess I thought I would share this shot!;)
We were done with this project in about an hour or so even with dry time.
Here is my finished pumpkin. I had intended it to be a cream colored pumpkin but it morphed into an orange one.

 I hope that Jennifer shares more painting tutorials in the future for my boys and I to try. You seriously do not have to have any prior painting skills to do this! I paint walls and furniture but never have I ever painted a scene before. All in all I think it came out pretty ok and it was a great time shared with my boys.

Thank you Jennifer for sharing your creativity and skills with us all!

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20 comments:

  1. Cute , Cute , Cute ! Love them all !

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  2. Pamela,
    Toooooooo cute love this post. So sweet the boys wanted to get in on this too. Adorable.
    Kris

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  3. whoa, these turned out great. I saw her tutorial, but thought for sure it would be a fail for me. you have inspired me to give it a try.

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  4. Oh my word, they boys are so cute and they are so talented. I love their painting. Fabulous. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me Hugs, marty

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  5. Well, the pumpkins are cute and I love them but those little boys are just adorable. I just want to give them both a big ole Nana hug. What a blessing to have them in your life. Happy Monday to you-xo Diana

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  6. So glad ya'll did some painting! I bet the boys loved it. And I really like how you stamped the letting one there, great idea!

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  7. Aye...those boys are so adorable!! The pumpkins came out super cute!!

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  8. Your boys are soooooo CUTE!! I love all the paintings...what a great family activity!

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  9. I love that you shared your painting and I love that the boys did such a great job. It encourages me to give it a try, but next year.
    *Smiles*

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  10. They turned out great, Pamela ... love that you get the kiddos involved!

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  11. Hi Pamela! What a great project for you and the boys! All of the pumpkins turned out so good! I'm sure ya'll will be doing more painting projects you can share with us soon! Have a great week! Blessings from Bama!

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  12. Totally adorable - both the boys AND the paintings!

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  13. Pamela...that is great...you gave me another great project for my granddaughter!!!

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  14. What a great thing to do with your kids. Thanks for sharing.

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  15. What a fun project to do together!They all look amazing!
    xx
    Anne

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  16. Wow, you and the boys did a great job. I have all the supplies, but just haven't tried it yet. Must do, must do, must do!

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  17. Oh my goodness! I love all three!! And I'm inspired to paint my own now too!
    Blessings!

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