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Make It Cozy Upcycled Pumpkin Porch Decor

With your kids Halloween pumpkin buckets, create a trendy and fun autumn porch décor piece using Waverly Inspirations and Treasure Gold.

At a Glance:

Project #16653 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

supplies

Plaid Supplies

Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint - Moss, 8 oz. - 60683E

Number Needed: 1 $0.00
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Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint - Silver Lining, 8 oz. - 60729E

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Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Finish Acrylic Paint - Sandstone, 8 oz. - 61171E

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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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Other Supplies

  • Halloween Pumpkin Buckets
  • Floral arrangement (fake or real)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Rocks or paper weight

instructions

  1. Remove the handles from your pumpkins with scissors or pliers.
  2. Apply two coats of Waverly Inspirations paint of your choice on each pumpkin.
  3. Paint the features of the pumpkin with FolkArt Treasure Gold. This might take several coats.
  4.  Place some rocks or paper weights inside the bottom pumpkin to provide a steady weight for the tower.
  5.  Apply glue to the edges of the pumpkins to adhere them together.
  6. Place floral arrangement of your choice inside the top pumpkin bucket.
  7. Enjoy your new porch décor for the Halloween or Fall season!

Watch a Video Tutorial

resources

Related Videos

Learn More about Waverly Inspirations

Learn more about the complete Waverly Inspirations system, which includes fabrics, ribbons, paints, stencils…

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Learn more about the complete Waverly Inspirations system, which includes fabrics, ribbons, paints, stencils, and tools!

Related Resources

Waverly Inspirations Chalk FAQs

Waverly Inspirations Chalk FAQs

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions on how to use Waverly Inspirations Chalk!

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Free Crafting eBook - Waverly Inspirations

Free Crafting eBook - Waverly Inspirations

Download our free eBook to learn about the Waverly Inspirations home decor stencil and paint system

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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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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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