Saturday, October 4, 2008

Pink Polka-dotted Photo Pumpkin!

Some of you may have seen my previous post on photo pumpkins. I thought it would be fun to paint a polka dot pumpkin in my favorite pinky/peachy color for Pink Saturday...

(photos can be enlarged to see details)

... so I got out some old photos of my girls dressed as black cats for Halloween (Amanda from 1988 and Courtney from 1992 - where did the years go?? Now that's spooky!) I changed the photos from color to black & white since the reds & oranges in the original color photos looked like they'd clash with the PINK pumpkin.

For the reverse side of the pumpkin I used an old photo of Mrs. B, who was my constant companion for 16 years... (Step-by-step instructions on how to make your own photo pumpkins can be found here... And the paint color used here is Pink Angel by Delta.)

Be sure to stop by Beverly's blog, How Sweet the Sound, to see her Pink Saturday item(s) and to find a list of all the other pink-loving bloggers who are sharing Pink items on their blogs today!

Donna

21 comments:

TattingChic said...

This is so very, very cute!

GABRIELA DELWORTH said...

Happy Pink Saturday!

Your PINK pumpkin is great!

~ Gabriela ~

dana said...

LOVE that pumpkin, too!!!

OK, so I see we both featured polka dots on our posts today! hmmmm. Did Beverly talk to you, too? :)

Happy PSat. Dana

Beverly said...

Okay Donna, now you've done it. I don't think I can live without a pink polka-dot pumpkin. It mean, it has everything. Pink, polka-dots, pumpkins and adorable pictures. I think I see one of these in my future.

Happy Pink Saturday!

Smilingsal said...

Unique! Please come visit for my Pink Saturday offering, and then click on the book in my sidebar for a book giveaway!

AT THE PICKLED HUTCH said...

Okay slow down would you girl? I just got my feet wet with the original design and you went and ramped it up a couple notches. I feel so behind already. Those polka dots are adorable Donna. I am going to try it this very weekend.
Lisa & Alfie

Victoria Lynn said...

Now that is one darling pumpkin! I love the pics of your girls and your special black kitty. Have a wonderful weekend!
Blessings,
Victoria Lynn

Melissa Wertz said...

Too cute Donna! Happy Pink Saturday!

Maryjane - The Beehive Cottage said...

Hello Donna! What a darling pink pumkin frame with some real cuties! Happy PS!
Hugs, Maryjane

KarenHarveyCox said...

These pumpkins are so wonderful. Thank you for the tutorial too. Happy Pink Saturday. Karen

The Brenda Blog said...

What an adorable idea! I love it!
Brenda

Donna @ Party Wishes said...

I LOVE this idea!!!! I'm going to make one right now! Thanks so much...Happy Pink Saturday!

Claudie said...

Happy Pink Saturday...I have 30 minutes left!!!!
Love all your lovely pumpkins. I'm going to give it a try. My boys will say " MOM ARE YOU KIDDING".... and I will say "NO, Donna said it was OK.
Have a great evening.
Claudie from Canada

Deborah said...

Cute pumpkin! I'm having a giveaway this weekend - come on over!

Hugs,
Deborah

Stephanie said...

I am SO inspired by all of your pumpkin ideas! So wonderful to look at.

Happy Pink Saturday!

Stephanie

KatCollects said...

Still loving this idea, very cute.
Kathy

Patricia said...

Lovely pumpkin. I really like the idea of polka dots. Hope you have a great week.

Stacey said...

I LOVE your pink photo pumpkin! I've never seen those ~ they're great! Thanks for sharing. Happy Pink Saturday. ~Stacey

Ed said...

This is magical, I love it.

Joanne Kennedy said...

Well, well, well. Look at you being all creative! I just adore these darling photo pumpkins. Guess who will be trying her hand at these? Yup! Me! Thanks for the lessons.

Hugs,
Joanne

LisaJanelle said...

I so love these pumpkins and your inspiring fun idea! I was so excited that I wanted to go right away and get all I needed for this project to only find that my Walmart had nothing even close to these pumpkins.....Will you send me some pumpkins...ehehe...:)

Always an admirer of your blog....

LisaJanelle