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Black, White, & Gold Floral Pumpkins

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.

At a Glance:

Project #16108 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint Logo

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 2894

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Licorice, 2 oz. - 2934

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Plaid ® Brush Sets - Basic Brush Set, White Nylon - 44220

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Treasure Gold™ - Gold, 4 oz. - 5535

Number Needed: 1 $15.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Paint Markers in Black, White and Gold
  • 4 Pumpkins Assorted sizes


  1. Basecoat large pumpkin with white and small pumpkin with black.  Let dry.  Apply second coat if needed.  Let dry.
  2. To create the floral patterns shown apply large irregular areas of color.  For example, on the large white pumpkin- simple paint large irregular circles and ovals with Gold.  Repeat randomly around pumpkin as shown and let dry.
  3. Repeat techniques of large irregular circles and leave shapes onto medium pumpkin in black.  Let dry.
  4. Add vines and leaves as shown with paint and small round brush. Let dry.
  5. Using paint markers ‘doodle’ flower patterns, petals, centers, details and outlines as shown on all 4 pumpkins.

Watch a Video Tutorial


Related Resources

FolkArt Formula Guide

FolkArt Formula Guide

Crafting a new surface? Learn which FolkArt paint works best!

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FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

Most commonly asked questions about FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint.

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Related FAQs

Yes, the fabric painted mixture (1 part FolkArt Textile Medium – 2 parts FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint), can be thinned with water to create detail linework. It can also be “spritzed” onto fabric using a clean pump spray bottle.
Yes, it is UV and weather resistant and can be used both indoors on curtains, glassware and wood as well as outdoors on terra cotta and garden signs.
Yes, painted glassware can be safely washed by hand and are top shelf dishwasher safe without chipping, cracking or fading. Do not soak in water.

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.

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