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Rustic Pumpkins

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 pumpkins would look perfect centered on a thanksgiving table or near a front door. The delicate sparkles catch the light and a twinkle to any space. Paper Mache pumpkins can be purchased at any craft store for under a few dollars.
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pumpkin, 2 oz.
Item #225
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Texture Paint - White, 4 oz.
Item #2860
Raise the bar on your crafting projects! Our new texture paint applies smoothly like cake icing and dries with texture. FolkArt Texture Paint is a full-bodied formula used to add decorative dimension and texture to home accents, crafts and school projects.

$6.99

FolkArt ® Metallics - Sequin Black, 2 oz.
Item #661
Premium, all-purpose shimmering metallic acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$2.49

FolkArt ® Metallics - Copper, 2 oz.
Item #664
Premium, all-purpose shimmering metallic acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$2.49

FolkArt ® Metallics - Antique Copper, 2 oz.
Item #666
Premium, all-purpose shimmering metallic acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$2.49

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Autumn Leaves, 2 oz.
Item #920
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

Mod Podge ® Glitter - Hologram Gold, 8 oz.
Item #CS11275
Decoupage with a Fine Glitter Finish! Add an eye-catching glisten to projects with new hologram Glitter Mod Podge. Fine glitter specks capture and reflect light, giving projects a distinct yet delicate sparkle finish in silver or gold.

$6.99
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Other Supplies
Paper mache pumpkin
Plastic knife
2 Foam paint brushes
Wax paper

Instructions

  1. Add 2 teaspoons of Autumn Leaves,, 2 teaspoons of Pumpkin and a squirt of Metallic Antique Copper paint to the White Texture Paint. Mix well with a plastic knife. Working over wax paper, apply one coat of the Texture Paint mixture to the pumpkin and allow to dry overnight.
  2. Apply a second coat of the texture paint to the pumpkin and allow to dry overnight.
  3. Add depth by shading the pumpkin creases Metallic Sequin Black. Using a semi-dry foam brush, paint around the stem and down the creases. Allow to dry 1 hour. If your pumpkin does not have creases, create your own.
  4. Paint the stem and the surrounding area Metallic Copper. Allow to dry 1 hour.
  5. Using a foam brush, coat the entire pumpkin with Gold Glitter Mod Podge.
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