Saturday, August 30, 2008

The Death of a Pumpkin

Well, I knew it was only a matter of time before I killed somebody....or something. Yesterday was the day! I had made this really prurddeee pumpkin and had already baked it once and I should have left it alone......but noooooo, I put a little more grunge on it and stuck it back in the oven, well I did not notice my oven was on broil.....yes dead by fire, and I mean Fire! I had to put it out! I was soooooo mad at myself. Anyone interested in a char boiled pumpkin?




Anyway, glad I did not burn these gruby long stemed punkin's!
I like them lined up on the mantle at my shop or in a bowl...

Look I got my swap from Gina at Catnap Inn

Ain't they pretty? I hung them right up at my Kitchen window. Thanks Gina!

I hope everyone has a safe weekend.

22 comments:

  1. Hey there Beth,
    they look awesome in your kitchen..I love just what I can see...would love to see more of your home..I love the antiques and the old prim stuff..and those towels really add a nice cheery addition to your kitchen...glad you like em...have a wonderful weekend too!

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  2. Wonderful blog!

    I looooove your cote:
    I don't suffer from insanity...
    I enjoy every minute of it!

    lovely music too

    Cheers

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  3. Awwwwww poor pumpkin! But the rest look great!

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  4. You cracked me up! That's too funny.
    Say put it out on your porch on Halloween.

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  5. Love the picture of the pumpkins lined up on the mantel in your shop with the crows and plaid pumpkin. Love the game board on the shutters also! I just made myself a game board a few months ago and am getting ready to do a small one to go with it. I have an old shutter in front of my fireplace screen and your photo has given me a wonderful idea of what to do with my gameboards. Thanks for sharing this photo, it has inspired me. I've added you to my favorite lists on my blogroll.
    Have a great Labor Day weekend.
    Cindy

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  6. LOL too funny Beth!!!

    Cute pumpkins though!

    MAry

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  7. you know i love all the punkins!! i know you think the big one looks bad.but.................... i bet if you come up with this story about it getting zapped by a witch's spell or something like it...... and put the story on a tag it would sell!! :)

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  8. I did that once with a bunny I was working on. Nothing like charbroiled bunny. LOL Love the other pumpkins they look great on the mantle.

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  9. I thought something smelled well done!
    Blessings, Kimberly

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  10. It's just a super duper extreme primitive pumpkin! ;-) LOL! Sorry it burnt though. That would have been really frustrating!

    Andrea

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  11. Hi Beth; I think you have such a nice blog! I left you an award on my blog; See you soon! Merrie

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  12. Beth, sorry about your pumpkin. I get nervous everytime I put something in the oven. My problem is I get busy doing something for the kids and I forget about'em.

    Everything looks great. Love the pumpkins. Great job.

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  13. LOL! to funny- Like the idea of getting zapped by a witch spell ..
    Hocus Pocus.. OOPS?

    Still come by and daydream about your shop.. everyday!
    {I promise- I'm not stalking}
    Justina

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  14. Poor pumpkin! The long stemmed pumpkins all in a row look great though!
    ~Kelli

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  15. Hi Beth,
    Thanks for visiting me and leaving a comment. I was reading a post from Aug 28th and I also think we handle groceries too much..No wonder grocery shopping is a chore, not something fun. I'm not sure what happened to your pumpkin other than it burned. How fun to receive a package and the towels are fun. :) Take care.
    Deb :)

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  16. what did you win? that is too cool!! congrats to you as well...have a good one..I love your pumpkins by the way....and I got the stencil that is on the pumpkin you sent me..they are too cool...and such a neat way to add a little something to the pumpkin..have a great week..:)

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  17. Hey Beth,
    Its me again...where did you get the pattern for the pumpkin you sent me ..the plaid one..I love it and want to make some...have a good one..

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  18. Cute! Sorry you burned your pumkpin! But the others turned out nicely. :)

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  19. That poor pumpkin! Sorry about that but you really made me laugh! The thought of the flaming pumpkin coming out of the oven . . . Anyway, love the long stemmed ones that survived on the shelf!

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  20. I love your pumpkins and crow board. How did you grunge them? I want to grunge some fake sunflowers, but I don't know how. Thanks a bunch. Julie

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  21. Hi Beth...
    I love your punkins all lined up in a row! The first one, well, may he rest in peace (wow)
    Thanks for stopping by again-I have been slow on my "visiting" everybody but I think I'm getting it all together and can actually enjoy blogging again!
    Looking forward to visiting you!
    Robin~♥

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