Nana Diana Takes A Break

Nana Diana Takes A Break

Monday, October 7, 2013

More Annie Sloan Painted Pumpkins-White and Sweet


Oh Pumpkin,. Oh Pumpkin,

You used to be bright.

You glowed like neon.

You shone like a light.


Now you have calmed down,

And I love the sight,

Now that you're painted,

A pretty off-white.
Yesterday, Yesterday,

You looked like this,
But I took the chalk paint,

and gave you a kiss.
Then, when you were dry,

Valspar touched your  face.

Oh!  How I love you-

You belong in this place.


The last rose of summer,

Graces this little vignette.

And I painted that gourd

while you were still wet.
Good day little pumpkins,

I am off to the races.

But I will return,
To see your sweet faces.
Here you were before

My lovely little gourd.
And here you are now-

On my cutting board.
Thanks for the visit,

Please stay a while,

I promise I'll try

To give you a smile.
Have a great day!!!!

I'll be around visiting late today.

I apologize for not getting around

to visiting many of you in the last

couple of days. 

There is lots going on here and I will

share more about that tomorrow.
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44 comments:

  1. Soft and pretty! Paint transforms everything!

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  2. Diana, Cute poem. I think now your pumpkins look very nice. I have never painted any before. This would sure be a good kid project too. xoxo,Susie

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  3. Aren't you clever with your pretty pumpkins and witty poem. Happy Monday!

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  4. Looks good! I repainted my foam ones years ago. I am not an orange fan at all, but there are certain oranges that are worse for me, so I painted them my orange. My have to do them again.

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  5. It sure makes a difference - I thought the original was pretty, but the new and improved is elegant - I love it and I love where you placed it.

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  6. These look great! I love your vignette with the milk glass vase; it's one of my favorite things now. What a fantastic idea!

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  7. The painted pumpkins are great. Great poetry too!

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  8. You are a talented pumpkin painter there! They look awesome!

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  9. Diana,
    You are a fantastic blogger,chalk painter, decorator, poet, etc....is there anything you can't do?! I love the soft touch you've given your pumpkins!

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  10. I think they look great and your poem just makes my day!

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  11. Diana,
    I love the painted pumkins. Have a nice visit with family.
    Kris

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  12. Great literary talent, Diana! You never cease to amaze us! Lovely display on your cutting board!

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  13. We are both pumpkin crazy! You're painting them and I'm sewing them! Wish we could get together for the fun! Enjoy your day sweet friend!

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  14. They look so nice and I loved your poem! I painted a pumpkin too and I share soon!

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  15. Cute poem. You are talented. I've never painted a pumpkin (or a gourd for that matter) but yours sure looks nice.

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  16. Sweet poem and you are one talented lady.. wanna come over and help me get into the fall mood?

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  17. Love your poem Diana. You are so right the pumpkins do look so much prettier painted. Orange pumpkins...blah!

    hugs
    Sissie

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  18. Love your pumpkins, gourds and your poem. Precious!!

    Judy

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  19. Your pumpkins look great in their new color! Isn't it nice to be able to recycle something you already had?

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  20. Love these darling pumpkins!!! They look great.

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  21. Nice paint job! Your pumpkin and gourd look wonderful and festive - love your poem too! I didn't know you were a poet. :)

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  22. I'm lovin' em Diana!!! So pretty!
    hugs from here...

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  23. I know you wrote this at the crack of dawn or late at night...how can you be so clever with rhymes? Must be all those littles that keep you ready with a witty quip! Love your pumpkins.

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  24. love the pumpkin and gourd... love the poem! your such a creative little thing! have a great week!
    xoxo
    vivian

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  25. Diana such a sweet little poem to go with the darling painted pumpkin and gourd.
    Have a nice evening.
    Hugs!

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  26. I love this idea, Diana...and they look great!

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  27. Lovely new life for the pumpkin and other things... And, oh, Diana, what poetry! Hugs!

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  28. Aren't you just painting up a storm! Love 'em.

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  29. great rhymes Diana!!! or it could be read as a rap!!! sorry I have been away for a month... could hardly believe it had been so long! it only really felt like a fortnight or so! I started a job; and left!!! had troubles with my mum and Seb with his schoolteacher... and generally not feeling 100 percent; pretty much ever since i had shingles! throw in study and my husband being away; a lot! just not much time for me things!!! will definitely catch up on your previous posts as much as i can to see how you have been! missed you!
    laura xxxx

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  30. Great looking pumpkins Diana. I love them.
    ~Clara

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  31. Bravo! Lovely poem and pumpkins! Aren't they so much more realistic this way/ Hugs, Leena

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  32. great poetry, diana! and you did that gourd a big favor--much cuter now:)

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  33. What a sweet little poem...and I love your pumpkin transformation too :-)
    xx
    Anne

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  34. Your pumpkin poem cracks me up
    So to you and your crafts, I lift this cup!

    Cheers!

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  35. After reading your post about the out of town visitors, you sure are busy! Love your poem! Silly and fun just like you!

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