A Pump {kin} of Inspiration

My brain works in mysterious ways. People point that out to my all the time. “How did you think of that?”….”How do you come up with these things?”. I can’t really explain why I come up with the things that I come up with, I don’t even really think I can take much credit for it. It’s just the way I am. I enjoy meeting (or virally meeting) other people with lots of creativity.
Recently I was inspired with some great pumpkin projects by two crafty ladies. Crafty Chic Mommy and Allison at House of Hepworth. They both did some super cute pumpkin crafts and I just couldn’t resist.
Here is a super awesome dryer vent pumpkin. DRYER VENT PUMPKIN!!! Isn’t that so cute! For those of you who maybe haven’t see this industrial pumpkin before, here is what you need: Dryer vent (purchased at your local hardware store), orange spray paint, a stem (I used cinnamon sticks, but you can use sticks or whatever you want), and a little bit of raffia. I cut and glued the vent into a donut using hot glue. Then I spray painted the whole thing, making sure to get in all the groves. Attach the cinnamon sticks and raffia, you have yourself a cute little pumpkin!
Next are these 2 x 4 pumpkins. I just love the whimsy of the rectangle pumpkins!!! These were more work than they appear….a LOT of cutting and sanding! But I love how they turned out!!!

So thanks for the inspiration ladies and I sure hope that I have inspired some people along the way!

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  1. I aboslutely love both of these projects and have been wanting to create some of my own! Thanks for sharing! They look GREAT!

  2. I love the dryer vent pumpkin…well I love them both but I would be likely to make the vent one..hehehe! check out my recycle to pumpkins in todays post at my blog


    would look cute with your vent pumpkin too..
    happy fall y’all

  3. Love the wooden pumpkins
    Yours tuned out darling
    In form TT&J
    Have a great weekend. Oh and I am having a giveaway so come over and enter if you get a chance

  4. I did a twist on your dryer vent pumpkins and linked to you as well. Stop by and let me know what you think!

  5. Love these! I’m so stealing your ideas. To cute!

  6. Just finished making the dryer vent pumpkins for my daughters cinderella Birthday Ball . Cant wait to show them off gets an A for awesome and and A+ for being super easy!!!


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