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Elegant Matte Pumpkin

By: Karen Reif

If you're going for more of a simple fall decor theme, check out this beautiful gray matte pumpkin design. Stencil some fall leaves for added elegance and the perfect painted pumpkin project for your Halloween.

At a Glance:

Project #14951 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:


Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Finish Acrylic Paint - Elephant, 16 oz. - 60757E

Number Needed: 1 $0.00
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint - Plaster, 8 oz. - 60679E

Number Needed: 1 $0.00
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Waverly ® Inspirations Laser Stencils - Blank, 12" x 12" - 10611E

Number Needed: 1 $0.00
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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Wood Brush Set, Flats - 44219

Number Needed: 1 $3.59
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Stencil Brush Set, Short Handle - 34107

Number Needed: 1 $4.09
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Other Supplies

Craft knife, Tracing paper, Plate glass, Craft pumpkin


  1. Use the flat brush to basecoat the pumpkin with Elephant. Let paint dry. Apply a second coat if necessary.
  2. Using pattern provided for leaves, trace shapes on to tracing paper. Place tracing paper on top of plate glass and place stencil blank on top of tracing paper. Cut out leaf shapes with the craft knife.
  3. Stencil leaves with Plaster in a ring around center of pumpkin as shown.

Get the Pattern

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