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Mod Podge Bug Pumpkins

Don't let these creepy, crawling things BUG you! You'll love decorating your Halloween party with this fun and freaky collection of insect covered pumpkins.

At a Glance:

Project #16227 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Treasure Gold™ - Gold, 2 oz. - 3081

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

FolkArt ® Dragonfly Glaze™ - Violet-Blue-Green, 2 oz. - 44383

Number Needed: 1 $5.79
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz. - CS11201

Number Needed: 1 $7.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Dove Gray, 2 oz. - 708

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz. - 479

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Faux pumpkins
  • Bug napkins
  • Scissors
  • Flat brush
  • Tooth brush

instructions

  1. Basecoat different sized pumpkins with Dove Gray, Pure Black, Wicker White and Treasure Gold using a flat brush. Let dry.
  2. On the black pumpkin, use a flat brush to apply a coat of Dragonfly Glaze in Violet-Blue-Green. Let dry.
  3. Cut bug images out of napkins and remove the extra 2 plies of napkins from the cut-outs. Apply an even coat of Mod Podge Gloss to a small area on the gray pumpkins and apply the napkin cut-out. Continue this until you have as many bugs on your pumpkins as you desire. Let dry.
  4. Paint the stems of the pumpkins with Treasure Gold.
  5. Apply some Treasure Gold to an old toothbrush and rake your thumb across the bristles to create a fine splattered effect on the pumpkins.

resources

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Related FAQs

Cool colors are all the colors on the Green and Blue side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Green, Green, Blue/Green, Blue, Blue/Purple, Purple are all cool colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
Transparent colors are thinned with medium or water to create a wash or a glaze of color that you can see through to the underlying surface.
Warm colors are all the colors on the yellow and red side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Orange, Orange, Red Orange, Red, Red/Purple, Purple are all warm colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
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