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Black Cat Pumpkin

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
These black cats are a delight to cross at Halloween!
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Skill Level: Beginner


PLAID Supplies
  • FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Black, 5 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Morning Sun, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Titanium White, 2 oz.
  • Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.
Find these items in the Plaid Store!
Other Supplies
Small foam pumpkin
Large foam pumpkin
Spray primer
Foam paintbrush
Craft knife
Hot glue gun
Lime yellow paper
Detail paintbrushes
Marabou feather
Sticky back felt


  1. Prime the pumpkins and allow to dry. Using a foam paintbrush coat with two coats of Pure Black paint. Allow to dry.
  2. Paint each pumpkin with two coats Black Extreme Glitter. Let dry between coats.
  3. Using a craft knife carve away the stem portion of the large pumpkin. Place the small pumpkin on the large one and use hot glue to secure.
  4. Cut almond shaped cat eyes from yellow paper. Coat the back with Mod Podge and position on the small pumpkin. Top coat with a layer of Mod Podge. Once dry, paint Pure Black circles in the center of the eyes. Add small dots using a detail paintbrush and Titanium White. Paint a nose and whiskers with Morning Sun Yellow.
  5. Hot glue marabou trim around the neckline of the cat. Working on the bottom of the cat, coil the trim around the base leaving a tail. Hot glue to secure.
  6. Hot glue a Halloween themed ribbon to the neck.
  7. Cut four triangle ears from sticky back felt. Adhere them to the cat by sticking two together at the top. Stick the bottoms to the cat.
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