Dance for 5- Guest Post

Having left everything behind as a teenager in her home country to start a new life, Vivian documents, how as an immigrant in Utah, her new journey is made of joy in motherhood, faith in a better tomorrow, passion for all things music, beauty that comes with creativity, crafting and decorating,  and knowledge and appreciation as she travels and sees the world.

Happy to have you Vivian. Take it away!

Hello Quick Journey fans!

I'm very excited to be posting here today. 
Like Liz said, my name is Vivian and I blog over at Dance for 5

In my blog you will find I write about motherhood and marriage, joy, life's trials, all things pretty, culture, music and dance.

I would LOVE to have you and get to know you so don't be shy: come visit!!

I'm sure by now many of you have already heard about Pinterest. Well, without hesitation, even knowing that I didn’t need another "addiction" in my life, I joined. So, I've not only been pinning A LOT,  but also making what I pin. And here is one example of the few things I’ve made due to Pinterest. 

I want to show you a simple, quick, affordable and personalized way to decorate your pumpkins. For this one, my kids REALLY wanted to get involved. I think they did a great job, after all that's the point of everything I make: for their enjoyment.


We made a pumpkin for each member of our family (the 5 of us) with our first name initial.

1. I'm sure you can use our own letter stencils and trace them on the pumpkin but I didn't have the time for that so I just drew the letters by hand using a toothpick. No, I don’t have good pulse but you don’t need to have perfect lines to make this project look pretty. 

2. Modpodge the buttons. If you don't already have a collection of buttons like I do, you will have no problem finding them, especially black now that it's Halloween season.

3.Finally, add some pretty ribbon and Voila!

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Now my pumpkins seat nicely in my porch and all the kids in the block have shown signs of wanting to pull the buttons out…they’ve been warned!


Thank you Liz for allowing me to guest post today

 Hope you All have a FANTASTIC week!


Thank you, Vivian for such a fun and festive idea!!  Be sure to go check out her blog where I will be posting today.

Also, don't forget the headband GIVEAWAY that starts on the 12th! 
You don't want to miss it!!!


  1. Loved your post on Vivians blog, the chair is amazing!!! Love these pumpkins too, anything is better than dealing with the mess of carving them :)

  2. Very cute--I have a white pumpkin I wasn't sure what to do with and I think I should do this! Thanks for sharing.

  3. These totally are cute as a button!


  4. oh my goodness! what cute pumpkins.. I would of never thought to use buttons. How fun.

  5. Very cute pumpkins! I will have to keep this in mind when we get our pumpkins! Have a great weekend!
    Delightful Deets

  6. What a treat this post is! It's a terrific and fun craft for Moms and Kiddos! Thanks for sharing it!

    I am delighted that you shared this post at Potpourri Friday! You participation is appreciated!

  7. This is fantastic! Thanks for sharing it at Weekend Craft Soiree! :)

  8. Super charming pumpkin creations~ thanks for linking up at Feathered Nest Friday!