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Candy Bar Printable: I’m Thankful for Your Friendship

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I’m Thankful for Your Friendship, Printable Candy Wrapper | Live Colorful for Club Chica Circle

I’m back to reality after 10 days away from home visiting family and friends in Asheville, North Carolina and Tabasco, Mexico. Coming back to the normal routine is so hard for the first couple of days, but at least today I started the day with my usual morning walk and coffee, that made me feel so much better.

It feels great being back home especially to be able to share with you my new post as fall contributor at Club Chica Circle. I’m on their blog today sharing this fun and colorful candy bar printable that is perfect for Thanksgiving!

I’m Thankful for Your Friendship, Printable Candy Wrapper | Live Colorful for Club Chica Circle

Check out the full tutorial and the PDF printables here. Download and print your favorite color!!!

My favorite part about these printables is the hidden message that you can write inside the wrapper. It’s such a great way to celebrate friendship during these days of joy and thankfulness, plus, who doesn’t like to receive a sweet little treat? right?

I’m Thankful for Your Friendship, Printable Candy Wrapper | Live Colorful for Club Chica Circle

DIY: Nail Polish Marbled Pumpkins

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DIY: Nail Polish Marbled Pumpkins | Live Colorful

Remember the project I made a couple of days ago as a Fall contributor at Club Chica Circle? Well, I wanted to see how a pumpkin would turn out using the same marbling technique, and I have to say that I really like it! I use mine as ring holder next to the jewelry organizer I made ​​with the twigs. The bright colors and silver sparkles look so great that I’m thinking about making a couple more and use them as Thanksgiving centerpieces, wouldn’t that be great?

MATERIALS:

  • Pumpkins
  • White Acrylic Paint
  • Paint Brushes
  • Metallic Spray Paint (Optional)
  • Colorful Nail Polish
  • A Plastic Container and Water

STEPS:

1. Paint your pumpkins with one or two layers of white acrylic paint.

DIY: Nail Polish Marbled Pumpkins | Live Colorful

2. Add a thin layer of silver spray paint to give it a shiny and glittery finish. This step is optional.

DIY: Nail Polish Marbled Pumpkins | Live Colorful

3. Mix the nail polishes in a plastic container with water at room temperature. Start adding each nail polish color gradually until you have a circle that will cover half of the pumpkin.

4. Submerge the pumpkin in the water for a few seconds.

5. Place the pumpkin face down on a plastic bag or a piece of paper and let it dry for a couple of hours.

Now you are ready to decorate your home with these cool and colorful pumpkins!

DIY: Nail Polish Marbled Pumpkins | Live Colorful

All steps are almost identical to the ones I shared in the other tutorial here. Just remember, the bigger the pumpkin, the bigger the container and extra nail polish.

I’m looking forward to plan our colorful Thanksgiving decorations this year!

DIY: Nail Polish Marbled Pumpkins | Live Colorful

DIY: Colorful Decoupaged Pumpkins

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Colorful Decoupaged Pumpkins | Live Colorful

I’ve carved them, painted them and even dressed them as funny characters, but I’ve never tried to decorate them using the decoupage technique, until yesterday and I loved it. Of course I’m talking about the awesome pumpkins that brighten our home during fall.

 They are now in my living room along with a small candle and a couple of books I love looking at every day. I really like how fun and colorful they look, but mostly how easy it was to make them.

Colorful Decoupaged Pumpkins | Live Colorful

Colorful Decoupaged Pumpkins. Materials | Live Colorful

MATERIALS:

Colorful Decoupaged Pumpkins | Live Colorful

STEPS:

1. First you need to cut little pieces of tissue paper. I cut some triangles, squares and other fun shapes, there are no rules.

2. Start by placing a thin layer of Mod Podge on the pumpkin using a sponge or small brush. Glue the pieces of tissue paper one by one making sure that they have been attached correctly.

3. Once you have covered all the gaps on the pumpkin, let it dry for an hour.

4. Go back and add an extra layer of Mod Podge, this time all over the whole pumpkin. This extra layer will make it stronger and will help you make sure that all the pieces of tissue paper are firmly attached. Let it dry for another hour and it will be ready!

Colorful Decoupaged Pumpkins | Live Colorful

I made three small pumpkins that look great as a centerpiece. You can also use this technique on larger pumpkins, I would recommend cutting the tissue paper pieces much larger and following the same steps.

They are colorful, original and a fun activity you can try with the kids this weekend. Happy beginning of October!

Colorful Decoupaged Pumpkins | Live Colorful