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Faux Concrete Pumpkin

Transform a standard pumpkin into a faux concrete carving with FolkArt Painted Finishes. This simple no-cave pumpkin idea is the prefect project for someone wanting a subtle fall touch to their autumn decor.

At a Glance:

#6478 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Logo


Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

FolkArt ® Painted Finishes - Light Concrete, 4 oz. #5100, FolkArt ® Painted Finish Kit - Barnwood #5074, FolkArt ® Painted Finishes - Brush Set, 3 pc. #5080, Medium pumpkin, Unfinished wooden cake plate or large round plaque; candle holder and small plaque all glued together with wood glue, Squirt bottle of water, Lint-free cloth, Plastic card, Foam plate


  1. Apply the Light Concrete to pumpkin with one of the shortie brush, using a patting motion to make ensure full texture. Cover the entire pumpkin.
  2. Dab on the darker concrete sparingly in the creases of pumpkin and add accents where desired.
  3. Using the squirt bottle, spray some water to make the concrete run down the pumpkin; this will blend the two colors together. Add as much as needed until you get your desired look.
  4. For the Barnwood cake plate, apply the Barnwood Tint onto the cake plate. Allow to dry completely.
  5. Brush on the Barnwood Wax, wipe it away immediately with a lint free cloth and then scrape off any excess with a plastic card (an old credit card or room key works great). Allow to dry completely.

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.