Ginger Snap Crafts: creativity week {& 2x4 pumpkins tutorial}
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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

creativity week {& 2x4 pumpkins tutorial}


Today I was over on Seven Thirty Three---A Creative Blog
helping out with Creativity Week.
  {I’ll be back later in the week with a giveaway! Yay!}
Kim has an awesome lineups of guest & giveaways all this week.  You’ll want to make sure to stop by!  Today I shared how to make my cute & easy {Give Thanks} Blocks.

givethanks

You’ll have to check out the block tutorial {here},
but I’ll show you how to make the adorable 2x4 pumpkins right here! :)

{I first saw these over on Brown Paper Package last year! Thanks, Kierste!}

  

All you do is cut 2x4’s into blocks!  For my largest pumpkin I cut 4 blocks 7 inches tall, for my medium pumpkin I cut 3 blocks 5 inches tall and for my smallest pumpkins I cut 2 blocks 3 inches tall.  Then I painted my block sets different shades of orange.  Sanded the edges to expose some wood.  Applied some wood stain with a foam brush & wiped off the excess with a rag.  Let them dry.  Then tied them together with ribbon!  That’s it!  Easy!  Love how they turned out!

Reminder: {wow me} wednesday starts in just about 3 hours!

Hope to see YOU there! :)

2 comments:

  1. What a cute and simple idea! I wish I had seen these sooner!!! I still may try to make them for Thanksgiving! Thanks for sharing! xo, Reannah

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  2. Thanks for linking up to Sassy Sites FFA party on Friday!! I LOVE to see all of the great ideas! All week this week, we will be doing Thanksgiving themed link ups. Monday is all about Turkeys, so if you have something you've created that is turkey-ish :)... come by tomorrow and link it up!!

    XOXO!!
    marni @ Sassy Sites!

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