Monday, September 12, 2016

On a Pumpkin Roll

Hi Friends~
The last week has been all about fall pumpkins
and I know many of you are beginning to pull out your fall decor
and transform your spaces with a touch of autumn.

I love to decorate for fall and 
I've been having so much fun designing pumpkins this season
 to fill the shelves of my shop.

Here are a just a few creations.
Starting with some wood block designs.

My talented guy cut some large blocks from wood
with added peg knobs for the stem.

I painted these with Waverly chalk paint in a pumpkin color
added dark wax, distress and embellishments.

These next few were created last year
but thought them worth sharing again.

I used Dollar Tree Pumpkins.

Added more accents to the top and glitter dots to the body of the pumpkin.

They were all fun to create and the added tags make them extra special.

These little sweeties are created using  old sweaters in ivory with real dried pumpkin stems.

This larger pumpkin was designed using flannel fabric and lace, jute and a dove charm.

Another sweater pumpkin with a flower added and created from a vintage pattern
lace and burlap stem. 

Here are a couple mini sweater set pumpkins also with real dried pumpkin stems.
Tied with lace ribbon and complete.

This little cutie is designed using a vintage spool of thread.

Jute for a stem with wire and burlap accent flowers and leaves complete this pumpkin.

Adding a little tag gives it a finish.

This pumpkin is a large style faux pumpkin hand painted with a flying witch silhouette
The design was adapted from 
The Graphics 

This Trick or Treat tag was also added from The Graphics Fairy.

Lastly, I have sewn and designed lots of fabric styles this year and had so much fun.

Here are a few styles.

Notice the little paper bird sitting on the top of the ticking pumpkin.

I also designed the Farmers Market sign using the same chalk paint
by Waverly with dark wax and distress.

This little rose bud pumpkin can go right into Christmas.

Gingham checks in black with a little tag that says,
a wonderful Life.

I love to add these little wood tags.
This one says, embrace today!

And, I had to add a few pink for my shabby gals.

The pink wood tag says,
peace, hope and love!

Little furry fabric pumpkin with silk rose and leaves.

Some roses trailing on a ballet pink pumpkin.
Shabby and pink chic.

Ivory shabby rose pumpkin with heart grapevine wreath and roses.

White cork pumpkin.
I found a bag of corks at Kirkland's and it was filled with enough to make several pumpkins
and a few Christmas trees too.

and before I go, here's another little set of cork pumpkins
decorating my kitchen,

Many of these post pumpkins found new homes to decorate already but 
I still have plenty filling the shelves in my shop

To create your own pumpkins,
 visit one of my Pumpkin Tutorials.  HERE

Have a great week and THINK FALL!!

See you next time.


TexWisGirl said...

something for every taste!

speaking of taste, sipping my coffee, i read your title and went...'mmmm. pumpkin roll...' :)

Anna said...

All your pumpkins are beautiful !!! You have imagination and talent to create lovely decorations !!!
Have a nice week !

Junkchiccottage said...

Love all of these Celeste. I went over and bought the mini pumpkin set. I will love putting these in my fall decor this year. Love love them all.

Unknown said...

Celestina Marie, Your pumpkins are awesome. Great innovative designs and beautiful detailed work. You are on a talented blessed Lady.

Gypsy Heart said...

So beautiful and unique! Your talent continues to amaze me.

Have a blessed week my friend!

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

What a wonderful array of pumpkin beauty, my friend! You're so talented and creative!!! Thanks for sharing with all of us. Love and hugs are sent to you.

eileeninmd said...

Hello, what a lovely collection of pumpkins. Beautiful fall decorations. You are talented and creative. Happy Monday, enjoy your new week!

Valerie-Jael said...

Wow, wow, wow - I'm speechless. It's ll just GORGEOUS! Hugs, Valerie

Donna said...

You sure have been on a pumpkin roll, Celestina! My favorites are your pretty pink painted pumpkins:) And the embellishments you've added are perfect, I am in love with the gorgeous flower you created from a vintage pattern!

Claudia said...

WOW many beautiful pumpkins, dearest Celeste, they are wonderful and you have been so busy and so creative!
Wishing you a wonderful week, my dear friend, sending Love and hugs and blessings,
Claudia xo

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

Your pumpkins are all so fun, sweet and charming!

craftyles said...

Wow-I think I've found pumpkin haven! Love all the different styles you have created, Celeste. SO many different styles-I think I love them all. I am trying to think fall, but it's kinda hard with these warm temps, though. Next week for sure!

Linda Walker said...

What a pumpkin patch you've got going on there!! So many styles, colors....You have a pumpkin here for everyone!!! I absolutely love that little white cork pumpkin! cutest thing ever and so creative!! I agree, I love fall decorating too! It's such a beautiful time of year! Yes, you are on a roll....can't wait to see what you create next! :)

Lisa said...

Celeste all of your creations are so beautiful but I'm loving the wooden block pumpkins! How adorable! They are so unique and I love how you tied the fabric ribbon on the stem. So precious!

Tete said...

Girl, I think you are pumpkinholic! There must be a 12 step group for that! LOL- love all of them. I would have a hard time picking just a few out. You have been busy. I have not done a fall thing...but I think I was just inspired. Love the thread spool pumpkin...going to see if I have any spare ones or if I have to buy some...oh, the list for wally world just got longer.

Roosterhead Designs said...

This post is amazing Celestina!!
So many gorgeous things to look at and Ooo & Ahh over!
Your talent truly amazes me my friend! : )
The gingham one is my fave! [looks like Longaberger fabric?]
But I also love the white ones & the vintage spool pumpkin too~
Beautiful work on all the shabby chic Beauties!
THANKS for sharing~ hugs, Karen O

Cynthia said...

All so pretty my friend. Love the block designs. Been painting some pumpkins in between projects


Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Hello Celeste! This time of year brings out the crafter in many of us! With colder weekends coming up, there is nothing more fun than to bring out some supplies, a book, writing, ANYTHING that allows us to create. Darling pumpkins!

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Thanks so much for all the inspiration! I love all of them but what really caught my eye was the pumpkin made out of the vintage thread spool. I have several of these and now I know what I can do with some of them!!

AnnMarie aka Vintage Junkie aka NaNa said...

So many pumpkins to choose from! All wonderful with their own personality. You have been busy and so creative!

quakerhillfarm said...

What sweet designs! I especially love the pinks with the roses. They really speak to me! Have a great week and thanks for sharing.

Laura said...

Celestina- I loved the title of this post - and your collection! Oh goodness.
It's amazing.
Enjoyed visiting,

White Spray Paint

Row homes and Cobblestones said...

Your creative imagination is inspirational. Your love shows through your adorable pumpkin designs. Fall is my favorite time of year so seeing your post filled me with happiness and eye candy.

Kim said...

The wooden blocks are adorable that vintage thread pumpkin is truly unique!! Love them all!

Andrea Ostapovitch said...

That is a lot of different pumpkins!!! Something for everyone. I've been making all sort of pumpkins and fall things for my home this year too. I'll have to do a post soon.
Have a great week!

Createology said...

Lovely and unique pumpkins you have cleverly designed. I am feeling in the Fall mood. It was very cold last night and we got a tiny bit of riain from all the lightening and thunder. Blessings Dear...

Julie's Creative Lifestyle said...

Hello Celestina, I do hope you are feeling better. I love your gorgeous pumpkins you have made and decorated. I really love the white ones you made. Fall is such a nice time of year. Take care and have a lovely week.
Julie xo

Cathy @ My 1929 Charmer said...

What a great, cute and diverse set of pumpkins you have. Hope you feel better soon because fall is a time to enjoy with its cooler breezes and gorgeous color!

living from glory to glory said...

You have a lovely pumpkin patch and they are all so perfect for any table or mantle. I bet you truly enjoyed making these beauties. I am going over to your shop to have a look! Happy Fall Days And Cozy Evenings!
Always, Roxy xo

Sue Kosec said...

These are all so beautiful - I can't possibly pick a favorite. You are so talented and produce perfection every single time.

Happy Fall!

Summer said...

These are all so cute! I love the white pumpkins ♥

Deborah Montgomery said...

I just pulled out the three pumpkins I got from your shop a couple years ago, made from the sweaters. I just love them! Never really been a fan of orange, so I like all the options you've created, included the pinks! I know your craft space is buzzing right now, filled to the brim with energy and creativity. You do beautiful work! xo Deborah

Creations By Cindy said...

Well have created some beautiful pumpkins. Love them all and they are all so different. Just makes me smile today! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Stacey said...

I wish I had one ounce of your talent! I love that the Halloween pumpkin says Count Your Blessings. That's so sweet. :)

Decor To Adore said...

This post was chalk full of inspiring ideas. You are such a talent. I adore how you turned the vintage thread into such a treasured bit of fall.

Linda @ Life and Linda said...

You got the title right...Pumpkin roll....LOL you have been so busy. Delightful pumpkins in all different shapes. Love the Halloween ones too. Such a treat for the eyes. xo

Karen @ Beatrice Euphemie said...

Hello Celestina, your darling pumpkins are wonderful - I love them all! I am so excited for fall - my favorite season! Wishing you a lovely end of the week. Hugs xo Karen

Alessandra said...' ve been so busy! All of your pumpkins are just gorgeous. I especially love the sweet pinks. The fabrics are stunning

Joy Junktion said...

I LOVE my thread spool pumpkin I got from you last year. You have so many great pieces, a little happy for every pumpkin lover! Blessings, Cindy xo

cynthia lee designs said...

You have been a busy bee... Love all your pumpkins. I hope to get back to blogging soon. My brother was in a bad accident up on Rocky Top Mt. In Tennessee last weekend and is still in the hospital. We are trying to get him back here in Ohio. Hoping all the paper work is done and that he will be back here tomorrow.

Anonymous said...

Love every single pumpkin and decorating this time of year, but the tags have my heart. Oh my do those bring back special memories. I've been thinking of making them again. How I loved sending them to women around the world. Thank you for always inspiring, Celeste.
Have a beautiful weekend.

Marilyn @ MountainTopSpice said...

What a delightful assortment of pumpkins you've created! I especially like the sweater pumpkins, what a great way to repurpose an old sweater! Enjoyed my visit here today, and hoping that cooler fall weather comes your way soon :)

La Petite Gallery said...

Thanks for this great post. I love the gingham checks
so cute, they are all great. Happy Sunday yvonne

Eilis said...

Too cute! I especially love the ones you've done with unexpected fabrics. You are so creative.

Katie Mansfield said...

These are adorable. I think my favorite are the ones with the tags. I love a sweet little tag. You are so talented. have a wonderful week.

Sandi Magle said...

I declare you Queen of Pumpkins, they are all much fun and creativity. Brings a smile to my messes here...can't even get near my pumpkins at this point. Sandi

Botanic Bleu said...

Oh, my! You have so many creative pumpkins. I second BarberryLane Designs declaration. You ARE the Queen of Pumpkins.


Conniecrafter said...

Oh my goodness I don't know why I am not getting updates of your blog, I just signed up for email updates but I thought that is what I did last time.
I so enjoyed looking through your wonderful assortment of pumpkins, I have not had time to get out my fall decorations yet, maybe if I pulled myself away from the computer :)
I love the idea of having a two sided wood pumpkin so you can use it for halloween and then straight through thanksgiving. Your painted shabby chic ones are gorgeous and your painting is wonderful!

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh, you have been a busy bee making all these lovelies for your shop. I really like the white sweater pumpkins, they are so cute. The shabby rose pumpkin with the grapevine is pretty also. But my favorite is the orange pumpkin with the flying witch. I gotta have my orange pumpkins this time of year. :) What splendid creations you have made, Celestina.

love, ~Sheri

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Welcome To Rose Garden Market from Celestina Marie Design. It is so nice to meet you. My name is Celestina Marie named after my grandmother and my friends call me Celeste.My creative journey extends over 30 years enjoying the love of painting and redesigning vintage and new treasures. I love to go treasure hunting and the fun of finding great vintage pieces to redesign..