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Jewel-Toned Pumpkins & Creatures

By: Kirsten Jones

Create a stunning color story on your mantel or dining table with these beautiful colors and finishes for an eerie addition to your Halloween decor. Cover plastic spiders and snakes with color to elevate the spookiness of your display!

At a Glance:

Project #16116 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Berry Wine, 2 oz. - 4007

Number Needed: 1 $2.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Prairie Sunset, 2 oz. - 6453

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Licorice, 2 oz. - 2934

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Basic Brush Set, White Nylon - 44220

Number Needed: 1 $3.59
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FolkArt ® Treasure Gold™ - Gold, 4 oz. - 5535

Number Needed: 1 $14.99
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FolkArt ® Treasure Gold™ - Fire Opal, 4 oz. - 5543

Number Needed: 1 $14.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

F/A ONE DECOR DEEP FUSCHIA 8 OZ.

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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Other Supplies

  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Silicon mat or wax paper
  • 5 Pumpkins Assorted sizes
  • Plastic toy spiders and snake
  • 2 wood boxes and succulents
  • Stencil tape

instructions

See How to Make This Project!

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. PUMPKINS- Basecoat all pumpkins in colors shown in photo.  Let dry.
  2. Snake pumpkin- Using hot glue, attach snake to pumpkin as shown and apply second coat, completely covering pumpkin and snake with Fuchsia.  Let dry.  Apply second coat if needed.
  3. Add accents to pumpkins as shown with strokes of color.  Let dry.
  4. Planters- tape off bottom and paint top with Gold.  Let dry and remove tape.  Create ombre by painting top of box with Fuchsia and bottom with Berry Wine, blend together where colors meet in the middle and let dry. 
  5. Paint plastic spiders as shown, let dry.
  6. WEBS- using the hot glue, simply squeeze glue onto mat or wax paper in simple spider web patterns.  Let glue cool and harden and paint as shown. 
  7. Attach webs and spiders as shown with hot glue.

resources

Related Resources

FolkArt FAQs

FolkArt FAQs

Frequently asked questions about FolkArt Paint.

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FolkArt Formula Guide

FolkArt Formula Guide

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FolkArt Metallic Acrylic Paint Color Chart

FolkArt Metallic Acrylic Paint Color Chart

Download the latest color chart for FolkArt Metallic Acrylic Paint.

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FolkArt Neon Matte Acrylic Craft Paint Color Chart

FolkArt Neon Matte Acrylic Craft Paint Color Chart

See the complete assortment of FolkArt Neon Matte Acrylic Craft Paint by downloading the color chart

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FolkArt Premium Acrylic Paint Color Chart

FolkArt Premium Acrylic Paint Color Chart

View the complete color assortment for FolkArt Premium Acrylic Paint by downloading the latest

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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.

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.

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