White Pumpkin Topiary

Thursday, November 15, 2012

 
I had so much fun working with my mom and dad on this project. Last year we got together to work on decorating my chandelier for Christmas. I guess that's where I get my desire to craft and create things. When I was growing up my mom and her best friend used to make all kinds of things to sell at craft fairs. I would see them working hard on their projects and displays, but also having so much fun.
 
 
 
  My mom isn't the only creative parent I have; my dad is just as talented. He was a hairdresser for more than 40 years and now works arranging flowers. He just has that eye. He also likes to paint and draw. He used to help me anytime I had the chance to do a creative project in school.
 
 
So this year's project is this pumpkin topiary for my Thanksgiving dinner table. It's another Pinterest project that I just loved. Then the other day, at Michael's, I found these pumpkins at 90% off!! I knew just what I'd do with them. All of the other bits and pieces I had left over from a fall wreath I made with my mom a few years ago.
 
Lady came to check out what we were doing!

 
Looking forward to having this table full of family next week!
Thanks for stopping by!

9 comments :

  1. Kara that topiary is so awesome. I lov your story and that you were getting crafty with your parents--heartwarming.

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  2. What a great project, and how fun that you have two crafty parents. Must be in the genes, then.

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  3. Very cool! I love that your dad is so handy with a glue gun!

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  4. Loved your sweet post today, Kara. I think its wonderful that you all worked together on this beautiful project. So we know where you get your incredible talent from. TFS

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  5. How sweet! I love those pumpkins and what you did with them (along with your dad!) is terrific! Just beautiful-- a wonderful addition to your table!

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  6. Gorgeous!!
    I loved it from first peek...
    and pumpkins at 90% off...
    SCORE!!! :)
    But the time you got to spend with your parents...
    and I loved hearing about your dad...
    tell him he rocked this...
    that's the best part of all this!
    And I admire your bravery for hosting Thanksgiving! :)

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  7. This is gorgeous, Kara! Love your classy white pumpkins! And how wonderful to have your parents share in your crafty project. Your dad looks like a pro with the glue gun! Hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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  8. This is gorgeous! And how fun to get the pumpkins on sale! Love it!

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  9. Thanks for sharing your sweet story! The topiary is beautiful!

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