This has been a crazy month with all the hurricane activity (Harvey, Irma, Maria). Fortunately we were extremely lucky (with Hurricane Irma in eastern Florida) and only lost power for a couple of days. And the only damage was to our fence. My heart goes out to those in Texas, Florida and the Caribbean who continue to battle for the basic necessities.
So needless to say this has been a month of limited projects. I did knit several hats during the storm and the ensuing power outage. And I was able to keep up with Etsy jewelry orders – at least the filling of the orders – even though the mail was knocked out for over a week.
But now that things are returning to normal I am trying to get into the holiday spirit – at least a little. I have always been a fan of MacKenzie-Childs so when I saw their pumpkins I knew I wanted to have one. And by have one, I mean make one. So I bought an antiqued white pumpkin at Michael’s, along with some black paint and some gold paint and gave it a try.
I am please with the results and look forward to enjoying my pumpkin during the Halloween and Thanksgiving seasons. And NO MORE HURRICANES!!!!
UPDATE: Encouraged by my first pumpkin success (and a sale at Michael’s) I decided to make a second pumpkin for my mother. I hope she likes it.