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I decided that I needed a little more going on at the bottom of the door after I got my new wreath up the other day.  See how the bottom just looks a little lonely.  

I figured I would get some pansies or a couple mums.  That was until I saw these adorable pumpkin topiaries that Hollie @ Every day is Hollie-day! did. 
Photo via Every Day is Hollie-Day!
I think you guys can see where I am going with this right?  So here you go!  Check out my little mini-pumpkin topiary! 

I got the foam pumpkins 50% off at Hobby Lobby!  I used two of the spray paints from the wreath to give the pumpkins a little gleam. 

I also sprayed a couple of paper leaves gold and used them as a base to sit the pumpkins on top of in the planters.   Stuck in a couple dried grass stalks too - just cause!

So there you go - now the whole thing is a little more sparkly and a lot more festive!  I think they are the perfect little touch to our front door! 

So what about you?  Anyone else do any fall decorating this weekend?  I also put a couple fall touches throughout the house that I will share with you guys later in the week! 

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43 frugal friends said ...

Thoughtfully Blended Hearts said... @ October 3, 2010 at 8:21 PM

I love your pumpkin topiaries!!! The frosted paint is wonderful on the pumpkins and the leaves...makes me want to "frost" a pumpkin or two around here!!! Have a great week!!!

Shirley said... @ October 3, 2010 at 8:55 PM

Beautiful! I love the color of the pumpkins and of course the way you have them in the topiaries. I am enjoying fall and the decorating that goes along with it.
Have a blessed week!

Signing Out said... @ October 3, 2010 at 8:55 PM

Your pumpkin topiaries are super cute and a wonderful finishing touch to your entry.


Hollie said... @ October 3, 2010 at 8:56 PM

I love how they turned out! Thanks for leaving a comment on my blog, so I could check yours out! My last name starts with S too! :)

Erin said... @ October 3, 2010 at 9:00 PM

I love it! This would look good at my house, gotta get going on that project!!

Anonymous said... @ October 3, 2010 at 10:28 PM

What a pretty and inviting porch you created for fall!! I have a blogging friend coming to my house for the first time Friday and I don't have a stitch of fall up yet!! I better get going- geez if I get my house cleaned up no less decorated, it will be a miracle!

You are so sweet to share my pumpkins on your facebook page!! Thanks!


All Things Pretty... said... @ October 3, 2010 at 11:33 PM

Such a wonderful and festive front door! I love the color scheme you're using! :) mercedes

Lori said... @ October 4, 2010 at 6:19 AM

Wonderful addition, love the color on the pumpkins. Just perfect for your porch, found you at Donna's.

Barillafab4.blogspot.com said... @ October 4, 2010 at 7:40 AM

Love it! looks great!!! :)

Unknown said... @ October 4, 2010 at 7:44 AM

Beautiful! I bought some pumpkins 50% off at HL too :)

Lynn @ Honey Darlins Corner said... @ October 4, 2010 at 8:52 AM

LOVE what you've done with your porch! They look soooo good. I noticed some paint them with a sponge brush (messy)but you sprayed yours right? I will be looking for the paint:)

KimMalk said... @ October 4, 2010 at 2:10 PM

I really like the glam metallic pumpkins. Nice job.

Rose :: FineCraftGuild.com said... @ October 4, 2010 at 3:22 PM

these actually look GREAT!
do link it up on our blog here: http://www.finecraftguild.com/diy-tutorial-linky-party-15/ so our readers can find you too!
they'd love this!

Nita Stacy said... @ October 4, 2010 at 6:09 PM

This turned out darling...and so elegant. I still need to decorate my porch...I wish I had a spot for urns like that. It just sets your wreath off! Beautiful job.

Love the Decor! said... @ October 4, 2010 at 7:20 PM

So pretty and that red door is gorgeous too!!

Funky Junk Interiors said... @ October 4, 2010 at 9:16 PM

FUN!! Love how the metallic grabs the light. They look so pretty. :)


~ ~ Ahrisha ~ ~ said... @ October 4, 2010 at 11:19 PM

Love the metalliac look of the pumpkins. Great job. I really must get into the fall mood. I must be in denial thinking summer will be back in just a day or two.
~ ~Ahrisha~ ~

rebecca @ older and wisor said... @ October 4, 2010 at 11:38 PM

Shimmery yet subtle at the same time - LOVE IT! It's like a little bling for your porch.

Terry said... @ October 5, 2010 at 6:17 AM

I love the two metallic colors, very beautiful and sophisticated and all because of a little paint! Great work!

Julie said... @ October 5, 2010 at 7:10 AM

That's adorable! I love the shimmer you added. Looks great.

fafner said... @ October 5, 2010 at 7:55 AM

The pumpkin topiaries are so pretty! I never get around to decorating for the seasons (except christmas sometimes), but those look so good, it's making me think I should stop being lazy!

AUDRA said... @ October 5, 2010 at 8:57 AM

So pretty. AND so funny, I just did linked something simular. But I love how yours turned out!!
Visiting from All thingz related.

Anonymous said... @ October 5, 2010 at 2:20 PM

Amazing how paint can change the look of ordinary pumpkins. What a beautiful entry... so welcoming!

Jen said... @ October 5, 2010 at 4:20 PM

Love the topiaries..they look great!

Janettessage.blogspot.com said... @ October 5, 2010 at 7:53 PM

Looks great...what fun, and a new look!

Unknown said... @ October 5, 2010 at 9:11 PM

I love how the metallics complement the brick. Did I mention that before? Well, it's worth saying again, if I did.

You know, I've been a floral designer for, well, a very, very long time. I can't believe I never, ever made one pumpkin topiary.

Yours are darling!

Johnna said... @ October 6, 2010 at 1:25 PM

OOH so pretty! Who could resist shimmer! Great job!

Savannah Granny said... @ October 6, 2010 at 4:44 PM

I love these topiaries. They really make the difference on the porch. The silver is such a great spin, you go it going girl.
Monday I posted my first ever post on MM. Please drop for a visit. Any suggestions for improvements will be greatly appreciated. Ginger

Savannah Granny said... @ October 6, 2010 at 4:45 PM

Oh, it's me again. Tell me how you put that sweet message by the "post a comment" and how do you put words on your pics? Thanks. Ginger

Michelle said... @ October 7, 2010 at 8:20 AM

I love those! I've been looking for real cinderella pumpkins and have the perfect urn for them but haven't been able to find any. I'm now thinking I will go for fake. I plan on using them for my fall address marker :)

Unknown said... @ October 7, 2010 at 2:40 PM

Love the new shimmer at the front door-can't go wrong with any kind of topiary! I'm a new follower! come visit me at www.rosegirls3.blogspot.com

Rebecca said... @ October 7, 2010 at 4:05 PM

This is so elegant and I love the wreath with the initial-lovely entry!

Unknown said... @ October 7, 2010 at 6:14 PM

Very nice! Thanks for stopping by and linking to Anything Related!

joyh82 said... @ October 7, 2010 at 7:53 PM

Love how you decorated your front door and that wreath is perfect!

Krista @ While He Was Napping said... @ October 7, 2010 at 10:11 PM

These are gorgeous. I really love them. I hope you'll come link them up to my Halloween party this weekend! They'd make a great addition!


Katie Olthoff said... @ October 9, 2010 at 3:59 PM

Gorgeous! I absolutely love these, and the wreath. Shared them both on facebook. :)

Unknown said... @ October 9, 2010 at 4:19 PM

Love it! Great idea. :)

Michelle said... @ October 11, 2010 at 10:13 PM

What a great idea to spice up your entry way! Thank you for sharing the idea!

Janet said... @ October 13, 2010 at 1:46 AM

I really like these. They are very pretty with your door color. I love Hobby Lobby.

Stopping by from The CSI Project.


InspiredBy said... @ October 13, 2010 at 12:56 PM

Loved it so much you inspired me to try my hand at creating some shimmering decorations!

Much love!

Cristie said... @ October 13, 2010 at 4:14 PM

Very pretty, they look great!

M.O.T.B said... @ September 13, 2011 at 8:59 AM

I am pinning your pumpkin topiaries!!!

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