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Rustic Pumpkins

These pumpkins would look perfect centered on a thanksgiving table or near a front door. The delicate sparkles catch the light and a twinkle to any space. Paper Mache pumpkins can be purchased at any craft store for under a few dollars.

At a Glance:

#2756 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pumpkin, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1
$0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Texture Paint - White, 4 oz.

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$0.00 $7.09
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FolkArt ® Metallics - Sequin Black, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1
$0.00 $2.59
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FolkArt ® Metallics - Copper, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1
$0.00 $2.59
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FolkArt ® Metallics - Antique Copper, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1
$0.00 $2.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Autumn Leaves, 2 oz.

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$0.00 $1.59
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Mod Podge ® Mega Glitter - Gold, 8 oz.

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$0.00 $9.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

Paper mache pumpkin, Plastic knife, 2 Foam paint brushes, Wax paper

Instructions

  1. Add 2 teaspoons of Autumn Leaves,, 2 teaspoons of Pumpkin and a squirt of Metallic Antique Copper paint to the White Texture Paint. Mix well with a plastic knife. Working over wax paper, apply one coat of the Texture Paint mixture to the pumpkin and allow to dry overnight.
  2. Apply a second coat of the texture paint to the pumpkin and allow to dry overnight.
  3. Add depth by shading the pumpkin creases Metallic Sequin Black. Using a semi-dry foam brush, paint around the stem and down the creases. Allow to dry 1 hour. If your pumpkin does not have creases, create your own.
  4. Paint the stem and the surrounding area Metallic Copper. Allow to dry 1 hour.
  5. Using a foam brush, coat the entire pumpkin with Mega Glitter Mod Podge.

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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