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Saturday
Oct222011

Painted Black Pumpkin Cats

These were really very easy to do.  Just make sure you spray paint the pumpkins a few days in advance, and if you do two coats, give it time to dry.  We used Ultra Pro spray paint from Kimble Midwest, which you can order via their toll free number.

We used black felt cut into triangles and stick on rhinestones for the ears, orange grossgrain ribbon and stick on rhinestones fors the collars, and green glitter foam paper we found in the felt section, with more rhinestones for the eyes. 

Then we used florist tape to hold the pumpkins atop one another, hold the collars around the neck and to fix the eyes and ears to the heads.  The ears, eyes, collars and tails are easily removed for next year.

Without piercing the pumpkins themselves, no muss, no fuss, no fruitflies.  Grace took them home so they could keep her company since she had decided to pass out candy this year.  I'll bet they last until Christmas.

 

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