Monday, November 1, 2010

Cool Carved Pumpkins and New Mantle


A friend of ours carves pumpkins in memory of famous people who have passed on in the current year and these are just a few of them that I'm showing you. Doesn't he do an awesome job!!!

Can't remember who all of them are...you'll just have to guess!


Oops..out of order...cute kailee in her costume...a Winter Snow Princess...




This one is Jimmy Dean!



Took down the Halloween tonight and put up the few Thanksgiving decoration's that I have.
We dropped off Sweet Pea at the vet's tonight too! We let her sleep with us last night and no problem. She cuddled under the covers and that was that! We can't pick her up until Wednesday morning...
Just like the rest of you...I'm totally thinking Christmas...and need to make a list of all the things I must do! The room is all painted and hubby helped me move the stuff and brought in some display pieces. Marking goodies for the sale and trying to catch up on everything else...plus I STILL need to get the garage cleared out so the Jeep can be in it...anyone wanna come help?! I have chocolate!!
Warmly,
deb :)





25 comments:

Marydon said...

G'eve Deb ~ Little Miss is adorable! Love the carved pumpkins ...

Do you follow the blog ~ alittlelilac? She is just the sweetest gal & lives in MN. One day, Deb ... one day! You just NEVER know where I'm going to pop up at ... DING-DONG! I have a delivery for you ... chuckle!

Have a great autumn eve ~
TTFN ~ Marydon

Linda said...

Fun photos! I am in a Christmas decorating frame of mind, too! I'll be thinking of little Sweet Pea... XO

Kim's Treasures said...

Great pumpkin art!!!

Your granddaughter has the perfect costume for this colder weather! So cute!

Hope Sweet Pea does well!

The mantle looks pretty...I only have autumn decorations and only one turkey. Makes decorating easy for me.

Have a great night!

Linda said...

Deb, your mantel looks so pretty and I love your banner....time is just flying by, I'm thinking Christmas too.
Cute picture of Kailee and the pumpkins are amazing...hugs, Linda

Lori Lynn said...

Mantle looks great! I've been after dear hubs to clean out the garage so MY Jeep can go in! Doesn't look like it's going to happen this year! LOL!
♥´¨)
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(¸.•´ (¸.•´♥ Lori Lynn ♥

NanE said...

Wow, those pumpkins are amazing! And your DGD looks so cute.

Twyla and Lindsey said...

Those pumpkins are awesome! He is an artist! Bless little Sweat Pea's heart. I hope and pray all goes well with her surgery. I'll be glad for both of you when she is home again. Kailee sure made a beautiful snow princess! Have a great day! Twyla

BEAR's Mom said...

Love the mantle...and what a cute princess :D

BEAR sends warm furry HUGS to Sweet Pea :D

~victoria~

Protector of Vintage said...

Wow, what artistic pumpkins!! Can't wait to check-out your "new" room at HQ. Take care~

~~Carol~~ said...

You are always ahead of the game when it comes to decorating your mantle, Deb! It looks beautiful, as always. I'm having a hard time thinking of decorating for Thanksgiving, because all I want to do is jump right on to Christmas!

Home and Heart said...

Deb your home is lovely! (As is your little sweetie) You also have some talented friends! I want you to know how much I appreciate you and your visits. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!

The Tattered Cottage said...

Hey Miss Deb -
WOW your friend does an amazing job carving the pumpkins, I could only remember two...Tony Curtis and Jimmy Dean, I think the lady is June Cleaver from Leave it to Beaver. Miss Kailee looks adorable in her costume.
You mantle looks great...I really love the mirror you have above it.
Have a great day,
Toni

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Wow, your friend is a real artist, that is really impressive, of course not as impressive as that sweet granddaughter!!

Carol

Carol said...

Deb, what cool carved pumpkins. Your mantel looks amazing. And that cutie pie just melts my heart....a really pretty costume...now how come I didn't have one like that when I was a little girl...I would have been in my glory. I am with you, I am in a Christmas decorating frame of mine. I will have mine up before Thanksgiving...lol Have a great day!

Bear Hugs,
Carol :O}

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

Hello my friend have an awesome week!!!!!

Creative Breathing said...

Deb, What wonderful pumpkins! Your trick-or-treater is as cute as can be in her little coat with pom poms. Your mantle is reminding me how quickly the holidays will be here! Busy, busy! have a great weekend! Elizabeth

Queenie said...

Hey Deb,
Love that Give Thanks Mantel...it's so fun seeing how you dress up your mantel for the different seasons :)
Those pumpkins are so neat, i've never seen anything like those...and your little snow princess looks adorable...did you steal some of her candy when she wasn't looking?! Well, Girl, I stole some of my son's candy...well, not really, he's generous and shared it with his ol' mom. But this will be the last year he gets to go trick or treating...so we let him go one more year, since he's still not too tall...one of the lucky things about being short people...it was fun!
Talk to you again soon,
Big Hugs,
Queenie

Queenie said...

P.S. Sure I'd come help you if I could :)

My Vintage Studio said...

Hi Deb.
Hope you are having a great week!
Hugs, Sharon

Creative Carmelina said...

Oh I absolutely love, love, love your piano mirror above the fireplace! gorgeous...sets off any display brilliantly!

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit with me!

ciao bella

creative carmelina

Dogwood said...

I love your blog. Always so interesting and full of great stuff. Love the carved pumpkins. Wow!!! Thanksgiving/Fall Decor wonderful. Little Sweetie darling.

Smiles to you.

goldenbird said...

I like your new header, Deb. And the mantle looks great. Hope Sweet Pea does okay. I'm thinking Christmas, too, and today started making a list of gifts I want to buy friends and family. Yay!

Joy said...

Love your mantel, and your granddaughter looks like a doll.
Hope you have a great weekend!

" SHABBY JUNK" said...

Hi, Deb! I just looked at your cool things. We have alot in common with the mags and books. I can spend hours reading and looking at those pics. I am going to my booth today to start Christmas. Will be busy like you. Never enough time. Don't work too hard. Oh, love those dogs! ~judy~

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