Do you remember the 5 bright orange pumpkins I bought from the dollar store? I refashioned them 5 different ways for Halloween now I’m changing them up again for Thanksgiving. This one is full of glitter goodness.

Here’s the pumpkin and the glitter I started with. I mixed 2 different colors together.

Then I added an even chunkier glitter, because I just love glitter.

I painted the glue on with a sponge brush then scooped the glitter over the top. Once I finished the top I let it dry for about 15 minutes then turned it over and glittered the bottom. I touched up the stem with a little brown paint.

Then I sealed the glitter with a clear acrylic sealer. It worked really well. None of the glitter is coming off now. Sorry about the bad lighting. Because of the cold weather, any spray painting has been moved to the basement for now.

I placed the gloriously glittered pumpkin on the shelves with the other glitter pumpkins. Any holiday can use a little glitter, right?

Four more bright orange pumpkins to go.

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{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

Claire Jain November 10, 2011 at 9:58 am

Glitter. Pumpkins. What’s not to like?!

Rebekah November 11, 2011 at 6:28 am

Love them! I was considering doing the same thing when I saw these at Dollar Tree, but passed. Now I know I should have, they look perfect!
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Maggie November 14, 2011 at 8:13 am

luv luv glitter pumpkin.
Would luv for my readers to discover your blog, will you please join our weekly party at
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have a great crafting week!
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Andrea @Oasis Accents November 14, 2011 at 1:45 pm

Everything’s better with glitter, especially pumpkins. You might like what I did with mine…

http://www.oasisaccents.com/ombre-glitter-pumpkins/

Michelle at Faith, Trust, & Pixie Dust November 19, 2011 at 10:16 pm

Ooooh! Glitter! These are so pretty.

Warmly, Michelle

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