Monday, October 15, 2012

{Book Pumpkins} Fall Vignette

 Pumpkins, pumpkins everywhere! 
sweater pumpkins, lid pumpkins, burlap pumpkins, jute pumpkins
and it goes on and on!

When I discovered Pinterest about a year ago...
I saw this book pumpkin made at Craftberry Bush.
You can find the complete instructions here.

I immediately started looking through my bookshelves for books that I could cut up and tea stain!
I knew I wanted 3....

a Big, middle, and small
I followed all the instructions...
and spritzed them with spray glitter, for an extra sparkle!
I used a chocolate brown wired ribbon.
 I left the back of the books "unglued", 
since I knew I was placing them against the wall. 
This way they wouldn't take up as much space.
You can even see a little bit of the glitter sparkle in this pic!
With the decorating rule of "3", I grouped them alongside a fall leaf garland. I placed some books and an antler on the right.

A tarnished silver bowl holds nutshells, pinecones, etc.
I placed a jagged piece of rock with a cross impression, as the final touch.

A Fall vignette using book pumpkins!

Linking up to these great parties:
Winthrop Chronicles
Savvy Southern Style 


  1. Love, love, love!! Your sense of style is gorgeous!! You do it right, Janis!

  2. Janis, these are so pretty! The whole vignette is gorgeous! You always have the most wonderful craft projects that only enhance your beautiful home!

    1. Thanks Shenita!!! I am continually inspired by others creativity!

  3. I love them! Too cute! How creative!



  4. Janis, cute pumpkins! Also, your blog is absolutely beautiful!

    1. Thanks so much Buzzy!!! Glad you stopped by and I appreciate your sweet comment! xoxo

  5. Pinned the vignette, it's cute and I have wanted to make some book pumpkins so this will remind me why.


  6. the pumpkins and how cute they are! found you through WOW!

  7. Love your fall vignette using book pumpkins! Of all the fall ideas design, I have seen this one is unique and elegant. You pick a perfect combination of this furniture.

  8. Very clever! I love the brown ribbon x


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