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Wood Block Jack-o-Lanterns

By: Kirsten Jones

Recycle those old blocks of wood from your DIY projects to create some fun and funky jack-o-lanterns. Easily add a distressed look to your pumpkins with FolkArt Home Decor Chalk.

At a Glance:

Project #16104 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Home Decor Chalk Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

F/A HOME DECOR CHALK - MONARCH 2 OZ.

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Rich Black, 2 oz. - 6443

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Plaid ® Brush Sets - Wood Brush Set, Flats - 44219

Number Needed: 1 $3.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Ultra Matte, 4 oz. - CS44637

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Tools - Layering Block - 36046

Number Needed: 1 $4.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • 6 x 6 re-purposed wood post cut into 3 sections as shown.
  • 3 natural wood branches cut as shown for stems
  • Assorted black floral leaves
  • Wood Glue
  • Sandpaper
  • Scissors
  • Desired Orange Patterned Fabric


 

instructions

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1.  Basecoat all 3 blocks with Monarch and let dry.
Pumpkin Faces
  1. ( large and medium block as shown)  Following basic instructions on layering block, distress with black as shown on edges.  Let dry and sand lightly.
  2. Using a pencil draw a simple face onto each pumpkin as shown and paint with black chalk paint.  Let dry.
  3. Using Mod Podge Ultra spray on pumpkins and smooth with large brush.  Let dry.
  4. Attach wood stem and floral leaf with wood glue and let dry.
Fabric Pumpkin
  1.  Using wood block as a pattern, cut fabric to fit all sides of block.
  2. Spray fabric with Mod Podge Ultra and wrap block as shown.  Press and smooth fabric onto block and let dry.
  3. Attach wood stem as shown with wood glue.  Let dry.

resources

Related Resources

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk FAQ

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk FAQ

Learn how to use the complete line from FolkArt Home Decor: Chalk, Tools, and Stencils.

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FolkArt Layering Stencils FAQ

FolkArt Layering Stencils FAQ

Learn how to use the FolkArt layering stencils.

View PDF

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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