Do you hate carving pumpkins? Us too! That's why we paint or decoupage our pumpkins! Gather your supplies
and have a pumpkin painting party with your family. This is an easy and affordable option for creating some unique pumpkins to decorate your home. Your pumpkin is a canvas for your imagination and to let your family express themselves. With a little glitter paint here and a little metallic paint there, your pumpkins will be the talk of the neighborhood on Halloween
night. From elegant florals to bright, funky colors and patterns, Plaid has the inspiration to get your creative juices flowing. Our list of 12 pumpkins painted with our favorite sspecialty paints will get you in the mood to create and is a must-have guide to making your fall
and Halloween decor
stand out! Keep ready to check out the list below.
All season long we are painting, decoupaging,
and stenciling pumpkins in a variety of our livestream classes, check out the schedule
And speaking of pumpkin painting, we've got a contest going on right now on Instagram
! You've still got a chance to enter and win a variety of fun prizes from us. Check out the details below.
Join us for the #PlaidPumpkinParty and win free Plaid products! We are giving away 55 prizes this year, including five Plaid Crafts prize packs valued at over $50.
From painted pumpkins, to paintings OF pumpkins, and everything in between – we want to see your creativity shine! The only rule is that you use Plaid products or tools to create your pumpkin art: think Apple Barrel & FolkArt paints, Mod Podge, and our wood burning or photo transfer tools.
🎃 Make sure you are following @PlaidCrafts
🎃 Tag us & use #PlaidPumpkinParty on each entry.
🎃 Tell us in the caption what Plaid Crafts tools & formulas you used on your creation.
👻 The first 50 individuals with qualified entries will get “Booed by Plaid” & receive a mini prize. You can enter as many times as you like, but you can only get “Booed by Plaid” once.
🌟 Challenge ends at 11:59pm ET on October 12, 2021. The winners will be announced on Friday, October 15th, via a post here on Instagram. Challenge open to residents of the US only. Profiles must be set to public for entries to be visible.
If you are painting pumpkins you've got to have all the right supplies, shop some of our handy paint kits
Did you know we have weekly episodes of Make it with Mod Podge with Cathie & Steve? This week they are decorating pumpkins with a Halloween classic. This episode will premiere on YouTube
October 2 at 4 PM! Set a reminder and mark your calendars!
Plaid is also on TikTok
! This pumpkin decorated with Mod Podge and FolkArt Treasure Gold is one of our favorites and is sure to be a unique decor piece in your space!
Here is our list of 12 uniquely decorated pumpkins!
Click the tag in the lower left-hand corner for supplies and instructions.
1. FolkArt Treasure Gold and FolkArt Dragonfly Glaze
Don't let these creepy, crawling things BUG you! You'll love decorating your Halloween party with this fun and freaky collection of insect covered pumpkins.
2. FolkArt Multi-Surface and FolkArt Treasure Gold
Create a stunning color story on your mantel or dining table with these beautiful colors and finishes for an eerie addition to your Halloween decor. Cover plastic spiders and snakes with color to elevate the spookiness of your display!
3. Apple Barrel Pouring Medium and Mod Podge
Take acrylic paint pouring to the next level with these eerie monster pumpkins with paint-poured eyes. Cut out shapes from dried, leftover paint skins to make eyes for your mini pumpkin display. Wondering what paint skins are? Learn more from our previous blog post
4. FolkArt Glow and FolkArt Neon
Make your Halloween pumpkins glow with frightful color when you use FolkArt Glow-in-the-Dark Acrylic Paint
! Check out how these pumpkins look in the dark
5. FolkArt Multi-Surface and FolkArt Treasure Gold
This DIY is the perfect way to add some glam to your Halloween decor! Use FolkArt Multi-Surface and FolkArt Treasure Gold to bring beautiful florals with gold accents to life.
6. Delta Ceramcoat and Delta Cosmo Glaze
Create a modern and fresh pumpkin display with this funky DIY! Use Delta Ceramcoat to give your pumpkins unique style and charm. Great for decorating any space with vibrant color!
7. Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint, Apple Barrel Pouring Medium, and Mod Podge
Craft Halloween icon silhouettes to contrast the bright colors of your pumpkins with these unique designs.
8. Mod Podge Resin and FolkArt Multi-Surface
RESIN! It's our newest product that we are obsessed with because there is so much you can do with it! Make your pumpkin stand out with a beautiful geode design using Mod Podge Resin! Create a realistic geode look for a unique addition to your Halloween celebration. Tip: Add an LED candle inside this pumpkin for added creepiness.
9. FolkArt Terra Cotta
Add an elegant, earthy touch to your harvest decor with FolkArt Terra Cotta. PLUS! If you don't know what colors work well together, never fear we've got some great Terra Cotta paint kits
to help you! Use your favorite FolkArt Terra Cotta colors to cover your plastic pumpkins in a layer of lightly textured paint.
10. Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint
Apple Barrel paint is a must-have product in your craft supplies! It is so versatile and is a great base for all your creations! We love this spine-tingling, scary, orange and black pumpkin.
11. Mod Podge Satin and FolkArt Acrylic Paint
Use those lace scraps from your last DIY project to create a beautiful collection of pumpkins with Mod Podge
. Then paint with FolkArt
to match your fall decor. Easy and fun craft for the whole family!
12. Apple Barrel Acrylic Paints and Wood Letters
Create bright and vivid pumpkins with some charm when you recreate these spooky wooden letter pumpkins!
Time to get creative!! Are you inspired? For more pumpkin inspiration, check out our Pinterest board!
Don't forget about our pumpkin party challenge, you don't want to miss out on these great prizes.
We love seeing what you create! Create. Share. #PlaidCrafts!