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Pumpkin Time!

It's September and that means Fall is here or just around the corner. Since I still have a good bit of pallet wood to play with,  I decided pumpkins were next on the list.  I layed down 4 pieces of wood and was able to fit 3 pumpkins on them.
I don't have a tutorial this time, since the pattern came from 
Her Tool Belt.  - Great Site!
I made a few minor changes from the one on Amy's blog.  First, I didn't cut out leaves.  I don't have a scroll saw and I like my fingers!  I wired each piece together from the front to the back so the wire is smooth on the front.  She used a paint layering technique, I just used orange paint, distressed the pieces, and rubbed a little dark stain over them.
A couple of leaves from an old garland were glued on and a raffia bow was tied around the stem.  Pumpkins complete!
Now, if you take a close look at the center pumpkin, you'll see that I painted and distressed it, no stain.  I like variety!
Let's not forget, they came from this:


This is an easy project that is definitely putting me in the mood for Fall.  How about you?  What are you working on?

Featured at:
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Linking to:
Saturday Shuffle

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  1. Very cute and so festive. My husbands has a bunch of pallets lying around; I can't believe I've never thought to use them for crafting projects. Pinned.

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    1. You really need to start using that pallet wood! Sometimes it will split or a knot will break, but, hey, it's free!
      Thank you for stopping by, I hope you'll be back again soon...there will be more pallet projects!
      Ann

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  2. These are cute! Thanks for sharing with us at Snickerdoodle Create-Bake-Make Link Party!
    ~Laurie

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    1. Thanks, Laurie.
      So glad you stopped by!
      Ann

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  3. These are too cute. I would love to make some. I would like to invite you to link up with us at Family Joy Blog Link Up Party this week. Sunday-Wednesday. Check us out http://thinking-outside-the-pot.com/?p=2942

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    1. Thank you, Charlene. They're pretty easy to make - I'd love to see yours.
      I linked-up at Family Joy - great party!

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    2. So glad you joined us. Thanks for sharing!

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  4. These are so lovely and how fun to have for the fall and halloween. Thank you for sharing at Dishing it and Digging it link party. We love having you.

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    1. Thank you, Vanessa. I love a project that has 'staying power"!
      I always enjoy the links at Dishing It & Digging It!
      Have a great week.

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  5. I love your pumpkins. It's great that you could use pallet wood. It gives them a fun, rustic look. Pinning. Thanks for sharing at Snickerdoodle!

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    1. Thank you, Beverly. Pallet wood is my 'go-to' material these days.
      Nice to hear from you!
      Ann

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  6. I love these!! Showing my husband (The wood worker!) Thanks for sharing on the Pleasures of the NW’s DIY party-and don’t forget to leave a comment at the party – Next week’s features that also leave a comment get pinned and tweeted!

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    1. I can't wait to see what your husband creates!
      Thanks for visiting...
      Ann

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  7. I love autumn in the US although I live in Australia. I have visited several times and just love all the colours and the pumpkins for halloween. Thanks for sharing at Over the Moon.

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    1. Thank you, Sue. You're right, Fall is a beautiful time of year here, although, I've always wanted to visit Australia!
      So glad you stopped by for a visit.
      Ann

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  8. Your pumpkins turned out lovely Ann! I can't wait for fall and these really bring anybody in a cozy fall mood!

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    1. Thank you, Katrin. Fall is a favorite season around here - cooler temperatures and beautiful fall leaves...
      So glad you stopped by, I really appreciate it!
      Ann

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    2. Thank you, Katrin. Fall is a favorite season around here - cooler temperatures and beautiful fall leaves...
      So glad you stopped by, I really appreciate it!
      Ann

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  9. Oh these are SO much fun! Thank you so much for linking with us at our "To Grandma's House We Go!" Link party!! :)

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    1. Thank you. Tarahlynn - happy to link!

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  10. Your pallet pumpkins are so darling! Makes me want to get my hands of some pallet wood soon. Thank you for sharing on Family Joy Blog Link-Up Party this week.

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    1. Thank you, Ava - I love pallet wood!

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  11. These are adorable! What a great way to recycle pallet wood!

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  12. Great project, I love the pumpkins! Visiting from Vintage Charm.

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  13. Pumpkin pallets are awesome. I love them. Thank you for posting this tutorial.

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    1. Thanks, Leanna. Glad you like them!

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  14. Perfect fall inspiration…you can never have too many pumpkins!!!!

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    1. So true, Michelle. Thanks for stopping by the Cottage!
      Ann

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  15. Ann, Stopping back by from Brag About It to thank you for sharing your adorable project with us!

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    1. Thanks, Laurie - it's my pleasure!

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  16. So cute! Thanks for sharing @Vintage Charm!

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  17. Oh Ann, your pumpkins are darling! You do such lovely work.

    Happy to be following your blog and I look forward to visiting again. Hugs! Stephanie-The Enchanting Rose

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