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Fall Decorations from the Vegetable Garden

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Nope! Just the scary guy on the top is mine. DD's painted the others. :wink:

Non-toxic powdered tempera paint is inexpensive compared to liquid and you can add water to make thick or thin paint. I mixed a bit of powdered kaolin clay and a few drops of dish washing liquid to help stick better to the surface of the gourd before adding water to make thick paint. Quick and easy cleanup with warm soapy water too. 8)

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Thats so cute! I used the corn stalks from my garden as my fall decoration. Made two bundles took some fall/festive ribbon tied them up put them on the front porch. Even got asked where I bought them at!
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Those are great. Love the colors of Fall. We have used baskets of peppers for table arrangements. All the colors are so rich and vivid.
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That's great, Apps. The green one on top looks five times better than the painted ones at the store. You must have a knack for this stuff.
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Thanks for your comments! :()

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Very nice!
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