02 October 2013

Pumpkins On A Wreath


Decorating with Pumpkins day 4-  Must they be orange?





Absolutely not! Pumpkins may be any color you choose and this

is where the decorating fun begins.  For this wreath I chose bright 

purple pumpkins with oodles of glitter. ( I adore glitter, one of the 

things in life that makes me smile...)




When making this wreath my inspiration came from the Addams

family.  I am sure you are familiar with the adventures of this 

blissfully macabre family.  I wanted to create a wreath that they 

would proudly hang on their front door! 




I began with a grapevine wreath, in order to make it a bit more

festive for the Halloween season I spray painted it a light gray.






Keeping with the Addams family theme I remembered that Morticia 

did like black roses and she also had a certain flair about her so I 

added some black daisies with bling centers. 



I do like big bows and deco mesh just seemed like the perfect 

material for the colorful theme that I was going with.  Since I was

envisioning more of a feminine Halloween wreath I also added a 

bright, pink and bold witches shoe.



Enjoy and experiment with all of the bright and colorful pumpkins

for your fall decorating themes! 


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Jemma's home is a quiet spot nestled among the trees. You might find me writing, reading, or puttering in my Greenhouse, tweaking a recipe, crafting a wreath or loving on my grands. Always living with a grateful heart.

9 comments:

  1. Oh I love your beautiful wreath, the colors are a real wow, the purple with the black is very beautiful and very scary, just perfect,, love the sparkly pink boot too...Phyllis

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  2. I love it! It's very Adams family indeed and I just love how it says "Hallowe'en' right away even without using the traditional colours!

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  3. I'm a big fan of purple so I'm loving this glittery wreath! So creative. :)

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  4. Great looking wreath ... the Adams family would be proud! Wendy xo

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  5. I think Morticia would have been delighted to find this wreath!

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  6. What a fun wreath Joyce! Love it....and we are adoring the pumpkins below :) Enjoy your weekend!!
    Karla & Karrie

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  7. Oh my gosh that is so sweet! It could be the Adams Family, the Wizard of Oz, and for Halloween. I would never have thought of making one of these ever - and it is so sweet! Love it. sandie

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  8. The Adams would be proud! lol! Glitter is so fun. The only draw back is that I find it everywhere! Looks so fun and festive Jemma. Thanks for sharing it with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  9. Oh Jemma, did I tell you that my favorite color is PURPLE? This wreath caught my eye, and it is so decked out for Halloween. I like the purple pumpkins, the witche's boot, and all the glitter. You did a great job. It does look like something from the Addams family.

    Love,
    ~Sheri

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