1. I picked up these fall decorations at the DG for $3 each. They had a mix of pumpkins, gourds, and pine cones...I think I'll save the pine cones for some holiday decorating!
2. I used some blue painter's tape to tape off the stems.
3. Next, I primed my gourds and pumpkins with some white spray paint primer.
4. To finish them off I chose several finishes. Shown is the metallic spray paint in "brushed nickel".
I also used some "dover white" spray paint and hot glued on some snappy thingys I found in the clearance bin at Michael's. A few of the pumpkins got finished in a glittery spray. I nixed the gourds...they looked weird.
I love how the pumpkins turned out! They go well with my brushed nickel finishes and industrial accessories. Now I just need to make some more for the mantel. And a few more for a kitchen table centerpiece. And some bigger ones for the front stoop.....Aren't the possibilities endless?!?