Thursday, October 1, 2009

October Bulletin Board

Happy October!
Time for a new decoration for the church bulletin board.
Every month I think "I've run out of inspiration, what in the world will I make!"
And every month I come up with.......something!
Here's for the month of my birth - October

Here you can find the pumpkin
Here is the scarecrow pattern
Here is the pretty sentiment frame
I printed my pumpkin on orange paper and added brown, yellow, orange colored pencil marks to my liking.  Colored the stem and leaves with marker. Actually I colored the leaves with colored pencil first and then added marker on top.  It gave it a glossy sort of look.
The scarecrow is stitched around and all edges inked with brown ink....right down to those little paper buttons!  To think I made him entirely out of my scrap basket......little pieces of left over paper ARE good for something!

5 comments:

Sophia said...

That's so cute! I love that scarecrow! Maybe I should start making some pretties for our church's bulletin board. Thanks for the inspiration! :)

Cindy said...

Perfect, Esther!! This is just perfect!! Glad to see you over at Cuttlebug Challenge Blogspot!

Beth said...

Oh Esther this is an adorable decoration thanks for entering it in the challenge at Cuttlebug Challenge for all of us to see, thanks also for the links for the patterns so sweet of you.

Shantaie said...

This is wonderful!! You really captured the feeling of fall!!

thanks for celebrating fall with us at cuttlebug challenge blog!

Maggie said...

that is kewl, how you paper piece the pattern.
Maggie
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