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Friday, October 15, 2010

A Festive Party Cooler!

Looking for a festive way to keep your drinks cold at your next Harvest-inspired party?  Check out this super cute pumpkin beverage cooler from MarthaStewart.com!  I can just picture it with some beautiful leaf etchings like those seen HERE.  Want the skinny on how to make your own festive pumpkin party cooler?  Here you go:

You don't need a fairy godmother to turn a pumpkin into an ice bucket. Just choose a large, wide pumpkin, cut off the top third with a serrated knife or keyhole saw, and scrape out the pulp and seeds. Line the gourd with a glass or plastic bowl to prevent it from becoming water-logged. If the pumpkin opening is a bit too small for the bowl, carefully shave the inside edge with a spoon. Finish by filling the bowl with ice and bottled drinks.

Images and instructional courtesy of MarthaStweart.com.  All rights reserved.

3 comments:

  1. Wow what a great idea. I like that. I am a new follower from the blog hop. Come visit my kitchen anytime!

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  2. New follower and first time comment. Don't you just love the craft ideas at Martha Stewart's site? This is really cool! Thanks for sharing it with us.


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  3. Hi there!! I'm your newest follower. I found you on the blog hop:) I love finding new blogs and your is lovely. You can find me at www.bouffeebmbini.blogspot.com

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