Michaels 2016 foam pumpkins good or bad for shading

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Sat Jul 02, 2016 3:54 am

Hello everyone, I was wondering if the foam pumpkins has hit the Michaels stores yet? And if so are they good this year for shading? I know last year their were problems with not being bright enough. Or even has Hobby Lobby put out there's yet? I know they were good last year bright and no black lines inside. Thank you for any help on this. I want to make sure I buy the right one for shading. This will be my first time.

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Sat Jul 02, 2016 6:11 pm

Was in Hobby Lobby today. Yes! They are on the shelves.
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Sat Jul 02, 2016 6:24 pm

Perfect! Thank you Werehawk!! I' ll have to do a little shopping.
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Sat Jul 02, 2016 8:01 pm

Hobby Lobby Sells Funkin Brand.

Michael's Sells Gemmy Brand Pumpkins.

As of Now, None have been Tested this Year (that I'm aware of) !
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Sun Jul 03, 2016 12:00 am

Okay thank you, Stoney! I appreciate this. I'll go to hobby lobby since Werehawk said they have them now plus they're funkins!
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Mon Aug 08, 2016 6:06 pm

I didn't buy any Michaels pumpkins but I did notice they had some colors! They also had "diarama" pumpkins in addition to the 1/2-pumpkins.
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Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:52 am

Hobby lobby Funkins are better for shading than last years hobby lobby funkins. Carved my first this past weekend. Pictures still to come.
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Mon Sep 19, 2016 9:09 pm

anyone take a stab at this years michaels yet?
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Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:02 pm

I've carved about 8 of them. No problems except you have to take out the ribs.
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Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:45 pm

I am almost done carving one of those blue ones from Michael's. So far, it seems to glow as well as the orange ones. Should have pics by tomorrow.
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