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Saturday, September 12, 2009

My Fall Topiary

Hello my fellow blogger friends!   After visiting Amy @ and saw the topiary she made, I knew I had to make one for me too.   I don’t think mine is as pretty as hers but it sure was fun. 

I started with this pot I found at Hobby Lobby on clearance.  It was a burgundy color so I spray painted it with oil rubbed bronze color. 


I used my hot glue gun to attach the pumpkins and that was it.  I also used the glue to attach the leaves and mums.  I made the bow myself and glued the back of the center to the pumpkin.   I may have to run to Michaels and buy some rub on letters like Amy put on her topiary.  Love it!  

She will be placed outside as soon as I finish redecorating my garland out there.  IMG_4156

This is a very easy project and I really enjoyed making it. :)  I hope everyone has a lovely and blessed weekend.




Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

It is gorgeous. I love it. Much better than the basket of faux flowers I put on the porch. I may have to copy too. It is so pretty. Hugs, Marty

Unknown said...

Thanks for sharing this great idea! Very beautiful! Warm wishes, Esther

Amy @ Keep'n The SunnySide said...

OH it looks great! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog!

Unknown said...

I LOVE how that turned out! I have been busying myself w/fall too..finally posted today about what I have done..come on by if you get a chance!


Stacey said...

Sandra, tht turned out so pretty. Way to go!

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

I am just in the process of making a similar one! Thanks for your inspiration! Cindy

Melissa Miller said...

~GORGEOUS topiary Sandra!

~WOW I just adore it and your creativity. Beautiful ribbon as well.

~Blessings my friend, ~Melissa ;

Anonymous said...

It's beautiful, Sandra! You did a fantastic job!
be a sweetie,
shelia ;)

Cass @ That Old House said...

That is really CUTE!
Love it ... Cass

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Sandra, such a cute idea! I had thought of doing something similar last year, and then didn't... but you're inspired me to try something fun this year!


Sheila :-)

Ginny said...

Oh, What a great idea! I am going today to purchase some pumpkins and things to do it!

Unknown said...

Ewwwwwww! :) This is really cute and clever. I might just have to copy you! :)


Tootsie said...

this is seriously cute!!! I am going to try that too!!! I am posting a set of pumpkins I made myself on the inspiration from another blogger too this week

Rosy Inspiration said...

Wow! You did a great job, very Fall.