Meet Loyd and Earl, a couple of Halloween pals. They are handmade pumpkins using real dried gourds! It's surprising to know that these two happy pumpkins began as a seedling on a farm located in the United States. I cut the bottoms off, clean out the middle and carve the faces just as you would a fresh jack-o-lantern. Translucent paints and waxing show off Loyd and Earl's gorgeous gourd shell, which feels wonderfully smooth to the touch.
Being handmade, these Halloween pumpkin pals are truly unique and have their very own personalities. I leave the inside unpainted because I think it's important to not forget the true nature of these pumpkins as real vegetables! Some fun fall elements are added to their stems like tiny pumpkins and frazzled rope. I "wood-burn" or "gourd burn" their names on the back, as they really don't like to be confused!
Light them up! There's nothing better for your fall tabletop decor than to have lighted pumpkins around your home! Because I really don't enjoy walking around my house turning on all the lights of my fall pumpkin decorations and then having to turn them off at bed, this pumpkin comes with its own tealight candle with a timer! You turn on the timer setting around dusk, then it stays on for about six hours, and turns off on its own! It's so wonderful when the pumpkins just light up as the sun is setting! You don't have to touch it again until the battery runs out and needs to be replaced. Just place the tealights down where you'd like to display your Halloween gourds, and then place Loyd and Earl right over the tea light. Instantly adorable!
What is included?
You will receive both Earl and Loyd, as well as two battery-operated tea lights.
The height varies a tiny bit, but Earl is about 6 inches tall and Loyd is about 9 inches tall. The width is between 3 and 3.5 inches.
You're invited to visit my gourd family! Here is the link to my collection of carved gourds for Halloween, All year round, and Vases too!
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Happy Fall Y'all!
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I'd love to hear your ideas! If you're looking for some custom design or pieces please message me and we can chat!
I love co-creating with all of you. Please don't hesitate to reach out to me with your created idea!
Most often I can create different sizes to accommodate your space. Just message me and I'll let you know if I've got the materials.
Yes! I'm happy to customize the rules, and I encourage you to do so. It makes your piece super special and creates your own family heirloom. Just message me and we can chat about the details.
Yes! I'm happy to customize the layout. Just message me and we can chat about the details.
Yes, I'd be happy to. Just reach out to me and we can chat about the gourds I have on and and the design your looking for.
I used to just use the flowers for display photos. I got so many requests to purchase the flowers as well. So I now offer flowers to compliment any of my handmade designs.
Yes! I'm happy to ship anywhere. Just fill out the shipping address with the recipients address and a gift message if you'd like.
Sep 5, 2022
SO adorable! They are going on my mantel in a moment! Love, love, love. Such craftsmanship!