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Sunday, October 20, 2013

Pumpkins...vintage buttons and vintage rick rack style !!!

I was really inpired by these photo from "All You" magazine.  Can I just give a big shout out to that magazine?  I love that magazine!!!

Photo: Use a variety of buttons to make each of these Button-Eyed Pumpkins unique (they're adorable stacked together or solo!). See more easy Halloween pumpkin crafts here:

I dug out my vintage buttons I have been collecting for years.  I found some vintage rick rack at an estate sale recently.  We made our first outing to a local pumpkin patch with baby and family in tow.  We came home and made home made chili and decorated pumpkins for hours!  It was an awesome day to say the least.  

Here is what we came up vintage button collection took a big hit this Halloween.  Always on the look out for more.  We are going to save our buttons before we throw the pumpkins out so we can reuse them!

 My mom's pumpkins...
 My niece's pumpkins...
 My pumpkins...
 A few of my husband's pumpkins...which I just love!!!  He layered the eyes with huge vintage buttons of different sizes.
A collection of mine and his...
 My husband's...
 Mine is difficult to see in pictures but most of my buttons are sparkly!

I made a great score recently on this HUGE pumpkin blow mold on the pedastal.  He was $5 at a local thrift store.  I was pretty excited to find him!

Our little Frenchie pumpkin!
Happy Halloween blogger friends!!!