Thursday, 10 October 2013

Harry Potter Hogwarts Pumpkin Stencil

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Wow, what a week! To say that this week has been somewhat chaotic would be an understatement, and to top it all off I have been without an Internet connection for a lot of the time (hence no post yesterday). But onwards and upwards.

For those of you who, like me, are amazed by how quickly 2013 is flying by, here is a reminder that it is less than 3 weeks until Halloween. I know, right? Now that I have realised exactly how close we are to 31st October, I am starting to think about things like pumpkins and costumes.

Here is the pumpkin I did last year:


Ten points to Gryffindor if you instantly knew it was the Hogwarts school crest. ;-)

I have been asking the kids for feedback on what sort of pumpkin they would like this year. I was personally rooting for a Despicable Me minion pumpkin. But the kids are adamant that they want the same Harry Potter pumpkin we had last time. Which I have to admit was pretty cool, and very popular with the trick or treaters. 

And since I am the caring, sharing type, you can download the stencil which I have created for my own use (link is below the picture).

I didn't keep a copy of the template I created last year (doh!), so the design is subtley different.

What pumpkins are you doing this year?

5 comments:

  1. That is so creative! I love it!! Thanks for sharing the stencil.. I am hopin to use this image to create Harry Potter inspired nail art! The crest always look very difficult to do but I like this simplified version which will be much easier to paint on my nails :)

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  2. Cute and clever! I used a slightly more detailed version of this design for a freezer paper stencil on a sweat shirt for my Harry Potter obsessed granddaughter. You did a good job.

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  3. Holy AWESOMEness!! The detail is so wonderful! Love me some Harry Potter! Thanks for sharing on Sunday FUNday!

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  4. WOW I'm super impressed with your pumpkin carving skills... AMAZING!!! thanks so much for linking up to Tasteful Tuesdays. You were featured today! I spread the word around the web, feel free to re-share one or more of my social medial posts :o) Emily@nap-timecreations

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  5. As a Harry Potter fan I would love a pumpkin like this this year!!! We featured you over on Fancy This Fridays by the way... ;) http://www.trulylovelyblog.net/2013/10/fancy-this-fridays-149/

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