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Painted Pumpkin Idea for Fall

Paint simple ceramic pumpkins to give your fall decor a little extra touch of the season. Cover with your favorite FolkArt harvest colors for the perfect accent to your home.

At a Glance:

#6581 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pumpkin, 2 oz. - 225

Number Needed: 1
$1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Hauser Green Light, 2 oz. - 459

Number Needed: 1
$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Orange Poppy, 2 oz. - 508

Number Needed: 1
$1.59 $1.10
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Turner's Yellow, 2 oz. - 679

Number Needed: 1
$1.59
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Mod Podge ® Satin, 8 oz. - CS11272

Number Needed: 1
$7.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

Ceramic pumpkin, Paintbrushes

Instructions

  1. Paint the pumpkin with Pumpkin paint, while the paint is still wet blend Turner’s Yellow into the Pumpkin color.
  2. Paint a few dots of Orange Poppy in the grooves of the pumpkins. Working quickly, paint the groove in an up-and-down fashion.
  3. Paint the stem Hauser Green.
  4. Once the pumpkin is fully dry, top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge Satin.
  • PROJECT TIP: Can’t find a plain pumpkin to paint? Try looking at thrift shops and dollar stores, you can always paint over a not-so-cute or outdated design.

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.

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