I decided to make a Fall table runner and a couple of more things for Fall. First, I used my woman's prerogative to change my mind and re-did my subway art pumpkin. I painted it white and covered it with the only glue I had, Gorilla wood glue, using a sponge brush.
While I was at it I covered a round box I had with the glue also. I completely covered both with torn strips of paper. That's it. No top coat or anything over it. I won't insult you with a tutorial, it was too easy to make. I'll show them to you later in this post. Now on to the runner.
I traced some faux Fall leaves onto some craft foam and cut them out.
I used my gorilla glue again with some corks to turn the shapes into stamps.
I squeezed out some yellow, orange and red acrylic paint onto some foil.
I swirled my stamp around a bit in the paint to mix the colors and stamped patterns on some drop cloth material.
Viola! A homemade one of a kind runner.
I like the colors.
Here's the pumpkin re-do, I added a home made tag to it.
This box would have been cute stamped with my Fall stamps, but I might use it later for something else.
So, I just lightly decorated the top.
I went through my old time viewer cards and added them with some leaves to a picture holder, easy peasy.
I sprinkled some loose leaves,
I really like the way it looks together and it cost me next to nothing.
I'm on the look out lately for some more of these vintage juice glasses that I like to use as votive holders. I love the color and pattern of this glass. I found this one at a yard sale for 25 cents.
I hope I've inspired you today to see what you might already have around the house and make it into something new! :O)
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