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The Pumpkin Stud

Decorate your pumpkin with Mod Podge, paper, and studs to give your pumpkin a menacing look. Perfect for a Halloween party, this pumpkin is fun to decorate with the whole family.

At a Glance:

#3878 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Logo

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

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Metallics - Silver Anniversary, 2 oz. - 506

Number Needed: 1 $2.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Fresh Foliage, 2 oz. - 954

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz. - CS11301

Number Needed: 1 $7.49
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Other Supplies

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Peridot, 2 oz. #2789, Large foam pumpkin, Foam paintbrush, Book pages cut into squares, Halloween fabric, Detail paintbrush, Flat thumbtacks


  1. Mod Podge the entire outside of the foam pumpkin with book page squares. Begin by applying the Mod Podge to the outside of the pumpkin, place the page squares into the Mod Podge, topcoat with a layer of Mod Podge. Smooth brush strokes with fingers.
  2. Cut eyes, ears and a mouth from Halloween fabric. Attach to the pumpkin with Mod Podge as described in step 1. Allow to dry.
  3. Dry brush silver paint over the eyes, nose and mouth. Once dry, outline with Pure Black paint.
  4. Paint the stem with Fresh Foliage. Add 2 thick layers of Peridot Extreme Glitter.
  5. Add studs by pushing thumbtacks into the pumpkin in a random pattern.

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.