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Chalkboard Pumpkins

Bats, cats, and spiders…ohh my!! Transform your Halloween pumpkins with FolkArt Chalkboard paint to create your favorite creepy creatures. Use chalk to change out the faces of your pumpkins throughout the fall season.

At a Glance:

#4654 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
  • FolkArt Chalkboard Paint Logo

FolkArt ® Chalkboard Paint - Black, 8 oz. - 2517

Number Needed: 1 $6.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

1” flat brush, 2 sheets stiff black felt, Thick black pipe cleaners, Craft knife


1. Basecoat pumpkins with Licorice, let dry.

2. Paint pumpkins with Chalkboard paint, let dry,

3. Cut bat ears and wings from stiff black felt.  Using craft knife, slit pumpkin to create place to insert wings and ears.

4. Poke hole into pumpkin and insert pipe cleaners as shown to create spider legs.
5. Using chalk, add faces.

PROJECT TIP: Use Colored Chalk to add details and words!


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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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