by Peggy Robin
If you haven’t carved your pumpkin yet, maybe it’s because you need some inspiration. The “Trumpkin” Donald-Trump-faced pumpkin is all the rage this year, and you might want to pile on. To see some of the most creative pumpkin-based portraits, see:
If you want to do something different, try painting or decoupage instead of carving:
If you want to think outside the round orange gourd, apply your art to other vegetables or fruits.
For watermelons: http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/alternative-decorating-ideas-halloween-watermelon-carvings-195926
And now for a little post-Halloween news you can use:
To donate your leftover Halloween candy to Operation Gratitude, delivering packages of candy to our service men and women overseas, you can drop the goods off Sunday, November 1 through Tuesday, November 3 at the front porches of:
4820 Dorset Avenue; Chevy Chase, MD
4104 Franklin Street in Kensington, MD
If anyone is collecting donated Halloween candy closer to Cleveland Park, please feel free to post the drop-off instructions on the ClevelandPark Listserv or leave the drop-off instructions as a comment, below.
Still Life Life With Robin is published on the ClevelandPark Listserv and on All Life Is Local on Saturdays.