Though orange is not really a favorite colour of mine...I rather like it at this time of the year!
2. I've had a set of fall napkins for many years...but it seems the table is getting bigger each year...and there were no longer enough napkins to go around. So I found a few co-ordinating fabrics...pulled out the serger...and we're good to go (with plenty to spare, I might add.) For many of you, Thanksgiving is still a long way off. But for us...we celebrate this weekend. And at our house...we are having our turkey dinner on Thursday night, since some are away on the weekend.
3. And I will pass a long a paper pumpkin tutorial that I got from my cousin yesterday....and just had to try.
~cut pieces of orange paper about 1" x 6"... sixteen pieces in total.
~punch a small hole in both ends of each strip.
~put a knot in the end of a ribbon and thread it through the hole at one end of the paper strips.
~put the same ribbon through the other holes at the other end.
~push all of the strips down so they bow out, and then finish with a knot at the top.
~spread the paper strips out to form a pumpkin.
~add a bow at the top.
I tried it with what I had on hand...construction paper and raffia ribbon. Use scrapbooking paper and silky ribbon to make a more handsome pumpkin...like the one in the tutorial I was sent!