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Saturday, October 01, 2005

hello, october!

{halloween} altered paint can
This is my very first altered paint can. What fun it was to make, too! I made this Halloween themed one for my charge. She's only a year and a half and won't be getting candy so I'm going to fill it with toddler-friendly goodies. I was inspired to do this when I saw this 2peas post. This was also my first time using my two new stamp sets! I used this stamp from Wendi Speciale Designs and this alphabet set from Paper Wishes. The weird thing about the latter is that it doesn't look like the photo in the catalog or online. My set is black letters on a foam faux wood. Funny, huh?
{halloween} altered paint can

How sweet is this candy corn?! My 13 year old sister, Sarah, made this for me in her woodshop class. I've made it through Sept. wondering why decorations were already out (straight through Christmas!) but now that it's October- I'm game! :)


Blogger Jenn said...

I love it!

5:10 PM  
Blogger joy madison said...

very cute! When are we going to do our CJ?

12:50 AM  
Blogger Heather said...

Thats super cute!! I may have to make one for Hannah. Where did you get thje paint can?? Where are the messy studio pix??

12:22 PM  
Anonymous MarilynH said...

This is so fun!!

I LOVE those paper wishes stamps!! (their site must be down. the link doesn't work and niether does all the links I Googled) I have been wanting the Lil davis version and can't find them.

12:23 PM  
Blogger Joleen's Mom said...

Joleen, this is super cute! Great job! I'm getting ready to place my first order from Paper Wishes.....I hope I don't get too carried away...

5:13 PM  
Blogger *aimee* said...

I just love it...wow, I have to have one. I NEED one. :o) Sarah did a great job on the candy corn. We just went shopping for some very cute decorations. I am going with a fall theme (so it can stay up until Christmas) but we did get quite a few pumpkins and other fun goodies. We are going to carve them until the end of October, but we we do, Vince and I are going to have a contest. ;o)

7:56 PM  
Blogger *aimee* said...

Wow...so many typos. Oh well, I would a grave yard shift last night, for 12-1/2 hours and only slept 3 today. Goodnight.

7:57 PM  
Blogger *aimee* said...

*worked....I'm going to bed now.

7:58 PM  

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