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Ghost Pumpkin Topiary

By: Bianca White

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At a Glance:

Project #17296 Skill Level: Beginner
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint - Ink, 8 oz. - 60689E

Number Needed: 1 $0.00
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Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint - White, 8 oz. - 60699E

Number Needed: 1 $0.00
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FolkArt ® Treasure Gold™ - Gold, 4 oz. - 5535

Number Needed: 1 $15.99
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Other Supplies

  • Plastic Pumpkin Treat Buckets 

  • Faux Moss 

  • Hot Glue 

  • Scissors 

  • Terracotta Pot  

  • Paper Plate 

  • Cardstock or Poster paper 

  • Paint Brush  

  • Floral Foam (optional) 

instructions

Topiary:  

  1. Paint a terracotta pot using Waverly Inspirations Ink Chalk Paint. 

  1. Remove the handles from each plastic pumpkin using scissors.  

  1. Paint each plastic pumpkin using Waverly Inspirations White Chalk Paint.  

  1. Paint a different face on each white pumpkin using Waverly Inspirations Ink Chalk Paint. Be sure to paint the faces on the blank/flat side of the plastic pumpkin.  

  1. Use hot glue to stack and attach the pumpkins on top of one another.  

  1. Add the stacked pumpkins inside of the painted terracotta pot. If needed, use floral foam to raise the pumpkins and use hot glue to set everything in place.  

  1. Use hot glue to cover the base of each glued pumpkin with faux moss, including the base that sits inside of the terracotta pot. 

 

Witch Hat:  

  1. Paint a paper plate using Waverly Inspirations Ink Chalk paint.  

  1. Paint a piece of cardstock or poster paper using Waverly Inspirations Ink Chalk paint. 

  1. Once dried, roll the painted cardstock/poster paper into a cone shape.  

  1. Use hot glue to attach the cone to the bottom center of the painted paper plate.  

  1. Paint a round strip around the base of the attached cone using FolkArt Treasure Gold.  

  1. Attach the hat at the top of the stacked pumpkins using hot glue.  

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Related FAQs

Yes, you can create custom colors by mixing any number of the Waverly Inspirations Chalk paints together.
Start with the lightest color, adding in darker shades until desired color is achieved.
The benefit of painting with Waverly Inspirations Chalk is that no prep work such as sanding, stripping or priming is needed.
When painting on previously used furniture, simply clean the surface using a glass cleaner to remove dirt or dust particles. When painting on glass surfaces, make sure to clean surface using rubbing alcohol.
Stir well to incorporate the paint. Use straight from the bottle or pour a small amount onto a palette.
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