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Apple Barrel Poured Pumpkin

By: Emma Pniewski

Paint your pumpkin with the colors of the rainbow! Try this colorful no-carve option this fall to give your autumn decor a vibrant, playful touch.

At a Glance:

Project #15542 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Brush Sets - Soft Grip - Wash Brush Set - 50603E

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Pouring Medium, 8 oz. - 44839

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz. - 20503

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Flag Red, 2 oz. - 21469

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Jack-O-Lantern, 2 oz. - 21472

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bright Yellow, 2 oz. - 20513

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - New Shamrock, 2 oz. - 21479

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bimini Blue, 2 oz. - 21482

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bright Blue, 2 oz. - 20225

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Purple Iris, 2 oz. - 21486

Number Needed: 1 $0.99 $0.85
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Other Supplies

  • Pumpkin
  • Disposable Cups
  • Wood Craft Sticks/Disposable Spoon
  • Poster Board/Newspaper/Parchment Paper
     

instructions

See How to Make This Project!

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Basecoat your pumpkin White and let dry.
  2. In separate cups, mix Flag Red, Jack-O-Lantern, Bright Yellow, New Shamrock, Bimini Blue, Bright Blue and Purple Iris with Apple Barrel Pouring Medium. It should be a 2:1 ratio of paint to pouring medium.
  3. In a rainbow sequence, directly pour your paint mixtures on to the pumpkin. Don't twilt or swirl your pumpkin. Pour at the top and let it run down the base of your pumpkin. Let dry.

resources

Related Resources

Apple Barrel Paints FAQ

Apple Barrel Paints FAQ

Learn how to use Apple Barrel Paints!

View PDF
Apple Barrel Gloss Acrylic Paint Color Chart

Apple Barrel Gloss Acrylic Paint Color Chart

See the current color chart for Apple Barrel Gloss Acrylic Paint, offering all-in-one color and

View PDF
Apple Barrel Matte Acrylic Paint Color Chart

Apple Barrel Matte Acrylic Paint Color Chart

See the current color chart for the original Apple Barrel Matte Acrylic Paint line! 

View PDF
Apple Barrel Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Color Chart

Apple Barrel Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Color Chart

See the current color chart for Apple Barrel Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint. 

View PDF

Acrylic Paint Pouring 101 Guide

Acrylic Paint Pouring 101 Guide

Find More Paint Pouring Ideas

Acrylic Paint Pouring Idea Center

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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