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Tuesday
Oct182011

Sad Pumpkin

My friend Coasting Anon (aka Mrs. Corn on Weddingbee) posted this sad picture on her FB page the other day.  I think I commented something to the effect of "What the heck is the deal with spray painting everything white these days?!" and I have to say, I just don't get it.

Obviously I know this is a styling thing for the shoot, but it is a BAD styling thing.  Such sad presents!

It reminded me of another trend I've seen floating around the blogosphere lately (and last year at this time, too), spray painting pumpkins white. 

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In my opinion, pumpkins and gourds are supposed to be bright & fun & natural!  My other awesome WB friend (Mrs. Seashell), The Fix-Its, posted a Pinterest project that she did and I love that she used au natural pumpkins and gourds.

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Here are some other great fall centerpieces found on Pinterest.

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If you really must spray paint something, get creative!

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Happy Fall, everyone!

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Agreed!! I like orange. :)

October 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTerri

I have to admit, I kinda like the look of white pumpkins, but I would NEVER spray paint one. There is a variety of pumpkin that grows a gorgeous natural creamy color - similar to a lot of squashes - but I totally agree with you re: painting them. If it's fake & from dollar store, that's one thing, but I wouldn't paint a real one.

I think white paint can be a cure-all for cabinets, old furniture, etc. but I agree with you to a point - I'm really over the trend of everything being painted Gray. It's great in moderation but lately it's all over the place & it's getting boring.

October 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDancy

I agree! I love color and I love the orange pumpkins and colorful gords. Yesterday I purchased a couple mini pumpkins and gords to fill my 2 large vases on my dinning table. I love the color it added :)

October 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAli @ His Birdie's Nest

I love the natural white pumpkins (probably not actual pumpkins, but they look like them), but I'd never spray paint one myself!

October 18, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAmanda

I should have added that I do like the natural white pumpkins :)

October 20, 2011 | Registered CommenterKristin

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