Pumpkins for the garden

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This little guy greets you at the gate that leads to our main vegetable garden—where there are more pumpkins nestled in patches here and there.

I made a similar Dia de los Muertos pumpkin for a good friend who has an amazing collection of dolls and figurines. I thought this pumpkin would go perfectly at his house.

It cracked me up so much that I ended up making another one for us and our garden. Now, when I walk out to the garden and see this fella it reminds me of our friend and makes me smile.

I also had the cutest little scarecrow in the pepper patch.

And look what happened to him!!

Here he is in the driveway. Look at his poor face!!

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Thank you so much, Lily. (She had no idea what I was wailing and hollerin’ about.)

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Next time I paint a pumpkin it’s going to say BOO HOO.

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6 responses »

  1. Oh the poor scarecrow – Lily was trying to protect you from the scary scarecrow – too bad it got completely destroyed. She looks so innocent with those big melty eyes of hers. Have a Great Day!

  2. My room is decorated in Day of the Dead theme, so I absolutely adore that pumpkin! Was it difficult to paint? I did a few paintings for my room, but I based them off of skull designs from a necklace I bought from the flea market. Did you design it yourself?

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