Friday, October 28, 2011

Followers Fest!!


PhotobucketI keep reading about "October Followers Fest" so I figured why not join in! I am going to be linked up over at Much Love, Illy So you should go check it out and link up your fall post!

Because of work and school I do not get to enjoy relaxing fall days too often but I did get to enjoy one while Travis was home : )

In the morning we had breakfast at Real Food Cafe...BEST place for breakfast in Grand Rapids, even though I don't actually like breakfast : ) I do like their food a lot.

After breakfast we visited his grandparents then went to Cannonsburg {ski hill} to walk up the hill and take pictures of the trees, sadly we were not aloud to walk on the hill because of construction : (
After that we went to Meijer and got painting pumpkin supplies and beer! 
I have decided painting a pumpkin is a WAY better idea than carving it!! : ) 
Incase you wanted to give it a try here is what you will need...
To make smaller dots I tried a Q-tip and a very small paintbrush but neither worked so instead I used the other end of the paint brush and it worked really well! 
                                      
TA DA! The finished product...
Oh how I love Fall : )
Happy FRIDAY!!!

14 comments:

  1. You two are so sweet! :) I love your polka dot pumpkin! Ahh the last picture...I took one just like it today that I will share tomorrow...only since I live in the desert...there are no leaves! :(

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  2. I love your pumpkin!!! It's so great. I'm considering doing the follower fest, but to be honest i don't really understand how it works.

    - Sarah
    http://agirlintransit.blogspot.com/

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  3. i LOVE your pumpkin! its so cute! hopping over from the follow fest! :)

    sharde @ the style projects

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  4. love the polka dots. :] and you're right, painting pumpkins is definitely better 'cause that way they last longer! I didn't understand this when I was little and my mom wouldn't let me carve my pumpkins...

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  5. I love your pictures! too cute! newest follower :)

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  6. this is so cute. I pretty much just really want that pumpkin. I might have to use that idea. I miss you and love you!

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  7. Hi new friend! I love the pumpkin! That's such a good (and way less messier) idea! I know what you mean about school and work keeping you from enjoying fall. This is the first year in 5 years that I've actually done fun things!

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  8. Love the polka dotted pumpkin!!! Adorable! Found you on Followers Fest. Great blog!!

    www.maemcconnell.blogspot.com

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  9. seriously how cute is your pumpkin...i love it!!!! :)

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  10. your pumpkin is perfect girl! adore! and what is this october followers fest. i keep seeing it but am too lazy to figure out what it is, ha
    xo TJ

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  11. new follower....love your cute pumpkin! makes me want to do one too...although i'm busy painting some frames. :) hope you'll come visit me over at http://daydreambeliever-hilary.blogspot.com/

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  12. You guys are so cute together! Love your pumpkin, I've always done them the old fashion way; knife and black marker :)

    New follower from follower fest

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  13. I LOVE the pumpkin!!!! Its SOOOOOO cute!!!!!!!

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  14. I love how your husband sat on the porch reading while you crafted. That's love. I hate carving pumpkins. Am I allowed to say that as an American? I'm all over paint though. Done.

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