Whew! I am so glad last week is over! I had walking pneumonia and, honestly, felt like I was going to die. After several days on the couch doing very little, I am finally starting to feel a little better.
During the end of my illness, I did manage decorating pumpkins for the house using washi tape and fabric.
I started with an orange foam pumpking and some black and white chevron washi tape.
I just used the washi tape to create vertical “stripes” on the pumpkin. I brushed some mod podge over top of the tape to keep it from coming up as the month went along.
From there, I grabbed a roll of toilet paper and some yarn. I wrapped the yarn around the toilet paper until it was completely covered. Be careful not to wrap too tight or you will lose the shape really easily.
I’m still working on making it outside to find a stick for the top of it
The last one was the work of another roll of toilet paper and some fabric. Good thing I keep plenty of toilet paper around the house for times like this 😉
The fabric is what we’ll be using to create throw pillows for the family room sofa. I simply wrapped it around the toilet paper and tucked it into the top to create the stem. The fabric stayed pretty loose so it is a messy-ish pumpkin but works.
The washi tape pumpkin has found a home in the hallway with another project I had been working on…my chiffon ribbon wreath for Halloween (tutorial tomorrow).
The other ones are hanging out on the mantle in the family room with my newly painted mirror.
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