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Friday, September 25, 2009

Faux Mercury Glass Pumpkins

Potterybarn sells these lovely Mercury Glass Pumpkins. They're beautiful, but pretty pricey...

...and they're glass. So chances of them lasting a long time are very slim.



{The DIY Show Off} has a tutorial and great idea for making some similar pretty pumpkins at a much cheaper price. They are also a lot more durable than glass...She just spray painted some plastic pumpkins silver.And then lightly flicked them with brown paint and a toothbrush so they looked splotchy like this:

The result is beautiful!



They may not be glass, but I still think they make a really pretty fall decoration.

Don't you?

1 comment:

The DIY Show Off said...

Aw! Brittany! Thanks for the feature! You're so sweet! :)

Roeshel

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