Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Faux Jack


Since I don't have any little rug rats at home and my grandchild is still too young too carve a jack-o-lantern with me, I had to figure out a way to entertain myself. I really wanted to carve this guy out, but it's too early and I didn't want him to rot before Halloween...so I decided to paint him and enjoy him now.
I found this idea on Disney Family Fun and knew I wanted to make him.
He was very easy to make. I drew the outline of the eyes and the mouth with a regular pencil. I filled in with paint pens, yellow then black outline. I cut off all the rings off the spiders and glued them randomly in place.




Pumpkin - $1.99 Aldi
Paint Pens - already had
Spider rings - $1 Dollar Tree
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11 comments:

  1. He is really cute but the spiders are creeping me out! Which of course is exactly what they are supposed to do ... so, good job. :-)
    Cass

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  2. love this idea! come on over and link up to MMM :)

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  3. Whoa....those spiders are creepin' me out! They're everywhere! It's pretty cool.

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  4. The spiders are really CREEPY! Great Halloween project.

    Thanks for linking up to Fab Friday -

    Cheers!

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  5. Looks like a fun one and definitely less messy than carving. I much rather not even carve them so that I could use them the entire season. Great job!

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  6. Don't you love the Aldi's pumpkins? They nice and big and round and $1.99! This is such a cute pumpkin. LOVE the spiders. I bet you had fun making this.

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  7. Thank you all for the kind words!!! I'm sad to say that the 'winds came sweeping down the plains' and knocked over the chair I had this guy on and smashed him to pieces!! I didn't even have the heart to take a pic! :-(

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  9. Cute idea! And less messy than carving!

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