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Potted Pumpkins

Potted pumpkins are perfect little decorations for Halloween.

At a Glance:

#4566 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:


FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Black, 2 oz. - 2797

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

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

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

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 16 oz. - CS11202

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

Small clay pot, Foam paintbrush, Halloween paper, Scissors, Small fake pumpkin, Gold glitter, Ribbons, Moss, Scrapbooking embellishments, Hot glue


1. Paint the clay pot with one coat of Pure Black paint.  Top-coat the areas that will be exposed (the rim and base) with Black Extreme Glitter.

2. Apply paper around the pot with Mod Podge.  (you might need to make a template) Coat the back of the paper with Mod Podge Gloss, Position onto the pot, smooth with your fingers.  Layer paper punched designs on top of the paper.  Wait 15 minutes and top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge Gloss.

3. Coat the pumpkin with Mod Podge Gloss, Sprinkle the glitter all over the pumpkin.  Allow to dry.

4. Hot glue the pumpkin into the pot.  Hot glue ribbons and gems around the rim of the pot.  Hot glue moss and scrapbooking embellishments to the pot and pumpkin.

PROJECT TIP: This project is great for using up scraps of paper and ribbon.

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.