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Upcycled Tide Pod Autumn Forest Pumpkin

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo

At a Glance:

Project #16651 Skill Level: Intermediate
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Mod Podge ® Stiffy - 8 oz. - MS1550

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Laser Cut Word - Hello 7" - 56864

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Finishes - Clearcote™ Aerosol Acrylic Sealer - Matte, 6 oz. - 788

Number Needed: 1 $6.59
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Other Supplies

  • Tide Pod laundry detergent container  
  • Faux moss/greenery  
  • Wood branch  
  • Twine  
  • Hot glue  
  • Wooden letter  

instructions

  1. Spray surface with FolkArt Clearcote Acrylic Sealer Matte and allow it to dry.  

  • Optional: Removing the packaging labels can be done, but is not necessary.  

  1. Choose your colors and paint your surface. (Container & wooden letters) 

  1. Once you are done painting, use hot glue to add faux moss/greenery to the top and bottom of the container. 

  1. Create the pumpkins stem by wrapping a broken tree branch with twine and faux leaves. Use hot glue to attach it to the top of the container.  

  1. Wrap twine around a pencil, pen or paintbrush then paint it with Mod Podge Stiffy. Allow the wet twine to completely dry before removing them.  

  1. Once the twine has dried and coiled, hot glue it to the stem. 

  1. Paint the wooden letters. Once they are dry, hot glue them to the front of the container.  

  1. Allow 24 hours for the project to completely dry.

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Related FAQs

Cool colors are all the colors on the Green and Blue side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Green, Green, Blue/Green, Blue, Blue/Purple, Purple are all cool colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
Transparent colors are thinned with medium or water to create a wash or a glaze of color that you can see through to the underlying surface.
Warm colors are all the colors on the yellow and red side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Orange, Orange, Red Orange, Red, Red/Purple, Purple are all warm colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
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