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Pumpkin Candy Bucket

Give your plastic pumpkin pail some personality with FolkArt and Mod Podge! Your Halloween will be fun and festive with this completely personalized pumpkin. Add embellishments to give your candy bucket more character.

At a Glance:

#3874 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Silver, 2 oz. - 2787

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
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Titanium White, 2 oz. - 480

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lemonade, 2 oz. - 904

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz. - CS11301

Number Needed: 1 $6.99
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Other Supplies

Plastic pumpkin candy pail, Orange tissue paper cut in squares, Foam paintbrush, Detail paintbrush, Hot glue, Rhinestones, Ribbons and trims, Silk flowers


  1. Working on the candy pail, mod podge tissue paper squares over the entire pail. Apply the Mod Podge to the pail, place the tissue on the pail and topcoat with a second layer of Mod Podge. Don’t worry about wrinkles in the paper, they add to the charm.
  2. Paint the eyes, nose and ears with pure black paint. Outline the eyes, nose and mouth with white paint.
  3. Add sparkle to the eyes, nose and mouth with 1 or 2 coats of Extreme Glitter.
  4. Use the Lemonade paint to add details to the eyes. Use the picture as a reference. Using the same paint to add polka dots to the pail.
  5. Hot glue gems to the pail in a random pattern.
  6. Add ribbons and flowers: hot glue trim around the opening of the pail. Wrap the handle with ribbons. Add ribbon ties to the side. Hot glue a large flower to the side of the pail.

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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