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Friday, September 9, 2011

My New Use for Chalk Paint!

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I've always loved white pumpkins and enjoyed using them in my Fall decor last year.  I want to add more in this year; however, I can't seem to find little ones ANYwhere.  Soooo, I bought a box of these little cuties at Wal-Mart and introduced them to my AS Old White chalk paint!

Before:


VOILA!



Now to finish the rest of them!  I look forward to showing you soon where I used these little cuties.

Thank you, Annie!  And, just think, everyone, you could paint pumpkins any of the chalk paint colors you have to tie in with your color palettes!  I bet a few Duck Egg Blues, with a hint of dark wax would be fabulous!  Hmmmm ... might have to try that myself.  LOL


I hope everyone has fun plans for the weekend.  We're hitting the beach with friends and watching college football tomorrow.  Speaking of football, I had fun making this USC Gamecock wreath for a friend of mine ... I have a few more orders to fill.  Don't you just love Fall ?!


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28 comments:

Something Nice and Pretty said...

I've been doing the same thing only spray painting mine, yours look wonderful! I also looked at your last post and all your fall decorating is so pretty! Love that white rooster!

Miss Teresa said...

Brilliant. Probably saved you a bundle too!

Liesl said...

I only recently started hearing about chalk paint and let me tell you I am loving what others are doing with it...adorable!

Liesl :)

Teresa@oursoutherncountryhomeandfarm said...

I wanted to use white pumpkins this year, but am afraid they will not show up well enough against our white house, or my off white mantle? I did buy some green paint to try some things with, tho. Just in the mood to change things up this year.
Soo cute what you did. I was hoping you would hurry up and show your fall decor so that I could copy it all :)

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

I think Annie is making all of us happy this fall...CUTE pumpkin!!!

Blessings,
Linda

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Becca, that is too funny. I was just thinking about this yesterday. Looks just like the real ones. Glad to know it works.

⚜ ↁℯℬℬᴵℰ⚜@ Debbiedoos blogging and blabbing said...

You stinker you beat me to this one! I have some old white left and I plan on doing the same. Love your wreath too!

Judy said...

hurry up and show us (me) where you've got those pumpkins!

have a great weekend!

judy

Karen said...

What a great idea. I purchased my first Annie Sloan paint this week. I am so excited to give it a try. Love the white pumpkins too! Not your traditional look. I've used some white ones too on the dining table. Posted a pic today. Hope you have a great weekend.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Great wreath, Becca! I love the whole look!

NanaDiana said...

Very cute, Becca. I spray painted some last year but I really love the look of ASCPaint on them. xo Diana

Allyson Pecilunas said...

What a fantabulous idea!!! I have so much of that paint left I adore white pumpkins the most! I am so going to this. Love it!!

sissie said...

Cute pumpkins and I love your team wreath. Very pretty.

hugs
Sissie

Blondie's Journal said...

Very cute!! I have to do this. Where did you order your paint from?

The wreath is fabulous! I bet it put everyone in the party mood!!

XO,
Jane

Sharing Shadymont said...

Love the pumpkin and the wreath is beautiful!!!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Great idea Becca, those pumpkins look great! LOVE that wreath too! Have a great weekend, Martina

Robyn Story said...

Love what you did! That paint is soo amazing.. thank you to all of you who use our wonderful paint!

Traci said...

Love, love, love the wreath! I've been meaning to make a LSU one but I haven't gotten around to it.

ReFresh ReStyle said...

Girl I love your white pumpkin! Have a great weekend!
Debbie

Helen's Decor said...

Looks terrific! I've got to learn more about the chalk paint. Wondering if it would work well on a bath vanity!!! Hmm!!

Thanks!
Helen

Lori said...

Saw you at Debbies. The natural white ones are so expensive, this is a great alternative.

Honey at 2805 said...

Does the chalk pain give them a look of ceramic? They look great, Becca. And the wreath..Fabulous!

Gail said...

Beautiful wreath Becca and love your white pumpkin! I decorated with white pumpkins last fall and they are making their way back into my fall decorating this year.

Enjoy your weekend,
Gail

Lauren@ "Happiness is..." said...

OH I love the fall....cant wait for all the pumpkins EVERYWHERE!

Alison @ The Polohouse said...

You are brilliant Becca!
xox
A

Gypsy Heart said...

What a great idea!! I love the wreath too ~ my colors. :-)

Hope you're having a great weekend!

xo
Pat

Mommyblogger said...

That is sooo smart!!!

Prayer Warrior said...

LOVE the ASC painted pumpkin! Looks great! Do you mind telling me what kind of ribbon you use to make those team wreaths? They look FABULOUS!