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Pumpkin Topiary

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.
A thrift shop candle holder gets a spooky makeover.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

PLAID Supplies
  • Mod Podge ® 3 Piece Silicone Finger Caps
  • Stiffy ® Fabric Stiffener, 8 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Gold, 5 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Black, 5 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Metallics - Sequin Black, 2 oz.
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Other Supplies
Old candle stick
Foam paintbrush
Burlap scraps
Hot glue
Halloween Toys
Cheesecloth
Old soda bottle
Small Pumpkin

Instructions

1. Paint the candlestick with Metallic Black paint,  Top-coat with two coats of Black Extreme Glitter.  Allow to dry.  Hot glue scraps of  burlap fabric in spiral strips going up the stem of the candle stick.  Hot glue a Halloween toy to the center.

2. Saturate the cheesecloth with Stiffy and drape over an old soda bottle.  Allow to dry.  Once dry, hot glue to the top of the candlestick.


3. Paint a small pumpkin with Gold Extreme Glitter.  Add burlap leaves.  Hot glue the pumpkin to the top of the candlestick.

PROJECT TIP:
Use old soda bottles and jars for draping cheesecloth.  This will create various lengths.
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