Sunday, October 23, 2011

Carving Pumpkins

My cousin has two little ones, 4 and almost 2. You've seen layouts of them before. I was so excited to have them over yesterday to carve pumpkins. I had everything set up in the sunroom.. a drop cloth, several cute pumpkins just their size, spoons, and other fun carving and scooping things for them to use. The camera batteries were charged. I was ready for some great photo ops and fun times.

Then, the screaming started.

OMG. They *hated* it. As soon as the ooey gooey pumpkin guts came out, the kids went running. My cousin and I made the best of it and carved a couple pumpkins by ourselves and eventually the kids came back in the room to LOOK at them. Disappointed, but oh well. I got a couple pictures.

I used one on the Artful Delight sketch:



This is a picture of dear little Lucy, tentatively peering over my cousin's shoulder. Isn't her pumpkin awesome? She's got skills!

I used my new-to-me Martha Stewart punch around the page spider punch. I cut my pumpkins from The Digi Bistro's "Pick Your Poison" set and stamped a Peachy Keen face on them.

I'm also entering this layout in Amanda's "Get Scrappy" challenge.

Hope you had a fabulous weekend! I did ;)

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4 comments:

artfuldelight said...

Eeek, super cute LO!!! My kids weren't fans of carving pumpkins at that age either. Thank you for playing along with Artful Delight this month!!! :-)

Abby L said...

Awwww.. Lucy is so precious! Such a cute and colorful page.. love your pumpkin faces and the Martha punch! Thanks for playing along with us at Artful Delight :)

In Love with a Bug said...

I absolutely love this layout! So cute Suzy! Melanie

Amanda said...

Wow Suzy, what a SPOOK-tacularly FUN page!!! I love the faces on you pumpkins,the spider web punch add the perfect touch, and you picture is precious.. Thanks for joining my Getting Scrappy Challenge and I hope you will join my challenge again this Sunday..

Scrappy Hugs,
Amanda :0)

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