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Pumpkin Topiary

A thrift shop candle holder gets a spooky makeover.

At a Glance:

#4642 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Extreme Glitter Logo
  • Mod Podge Logo
supplies

Mod Podge ® 3 Piece Silicone Finger Caps

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $5.49
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Stiffy ® Fabric Stiffener, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $6.19
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Gold, 5 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.49
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Black, 5 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.49
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Metallics - Sequin Black, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart
instructions

Other Supplies

Old candle stick, Foam paintbrush, Burlap scraps, Hot glue, Halloween Toys, Cheesecloth, Old soda bottle, Small Pumpkin

Instructions

1. Paint the candlestick with Metallic Black paint,  Top-coat with two coats of Black Extreme Glitter.  Allow to dry.  Hot glue scraps of  burlap fabric in spiral strips going up the stem of the candle stick.  Hot glue a Halloween toy to the center.

2. Saturate the cheesecloth with Stiffy and drape over an old soda bottle.  Allow to dry.  Once dry, hot glue to the top of the candlestick.


3. Paint a small pumpkin with Gold Extreme Glitter.  Add burlap leaves.  Hot glue the pumpkin to the top of the candlestick.

PROJECT TIP:
Use old soda bottles and jars for draping cheesecloth.  This will create various lengths.

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.