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Deer Pumpkin

Perfect for a pumpkin decorating contest, this adorable pumpkin painted like a deer is sure to be a unique touch to your fall decor. Make your Halloween party charming with this adorable woodland creature.

At a Glance:

#6588 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Logo

Apple Barrel ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - White, 2 oz. - 21954E

Number Needed: 1 $1.39
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Atlantis, 2 oz. - 21971E

Number Needed: 1 $1.39
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Black, 2 oz. - 21985E

Number Needed: 1 $1.39
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Painting Tools - Sponger™ Set 3 pc. - 50717

Number Needed: 1 $12.99 $6.50
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

6” Carvable pumpkin, Jumbo craft sticks (4), Wood glue, Tan felt, Scissors, Flat brush ½”, Liner brush #1, Craft knife, Water basin, Paper towels


  1. Basecoat pumpkin with Classic Carmel. Let dry between any additional coats.
  2. Mix equal parts of Classic Carmel and White. Use the 1 ¾” spouncer to apply mixture to pumpkin for nose.
  3. Apply White dots on either side of nose using the 1 ¼” spouncer. Use liner brush to create a pointed area to the bottom right and left of eyes. Let dry.
  4. Create Atlantis dots in the white eyes with ¾” spouncer. Let dry.
  5. Apply black dots to eyes and nose with ¼” spouncer.
  6. Use liner brush to paint eyelashes and mouth with Black.
  7. Use the opposite end of a paintbrush dipped in White to create highlights on eyes.
  8. Cut two of the craft sticks in half. Glue the two halves to one whole stick. Repeat with other stick. Let cure.
  9. Cut out two ear shapes from tan felt.
  10. Use craft knife to cut slots for antlers and ears.
  11. Insert antlers and ears into pumpkin with glue.

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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