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Burlap Wrapped Pumpkin

By: Julie Lewis
Julie Lewis
Julie Lewis
Julie Lewis was destined to be an artist…at least that was what she was told from Kindergarten on. Born outside of Cleveland, Ohio, she was blessed to have been given an incredible art education all through her school years and from her creative and talented parents. Growing up in a world where every day brought some new creative adventure, it was no surprise that she went on to graduate from the Cleveland Institute of Art with a B.F.A. in graphic design. Her professional life included working in many fields from industrial advertising to American Greetings. Most gratifying was working as a designer for the largest craft company, Plaid Enterprises in Georgia where she now resides.She paints and creates felt soft sculptures inspired by said paintings and now sells them through her shop STELLALOLA on Etsy. She is inspired by many things around her…most importantly, a wonderful family, an insanely happy German Shepherd and one stoic Alaskan Malamut.
This burlap wrapped pumpkin will take you from Halloween to Thanksgiving.
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Skill Level: Intermediate


FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Pure Orange, 2 oz.
Item #2903
This is the only paint you'll ever need! Paint wood, glass, ceramic, metal, terra cotta, rigid plastic, canvas, styrofoam, slate, paper mache and fabric with the same bottle. Our patented, self-sealing formula offers superior coverage for fewer coats and quicker drying times. With a dishwasher-safe glossy finish, this water-based non-toxic formula resists moisture and rust comes in a wide color palette including basics and trend-right shades.


Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.
Item #CS11301
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.


Other Supplies
Celebrate It™ 6.5” pumpkin
Ashland™ Fall Burlap Ribbon – 271173 & 271163
¾” Spouncer®
Wax Paper
Fall Floral Embellishments
Foam Plates
Water basin
Paper towels


Get everything you need to create this project from your local Michaels!

  1. Cut a piece of the burlap ribbon with the crow design. Lay on wax paper and apply Mod Podge® Matte with Spouncer. Let dry and cut out in circle shape. Use a glass or other round object as template.
  2. Cut as length of the red stripe ribbon to wrap around pumpkin and fray edges.
  3. Lay flat on wax paper and use Spouncer to apply Pure Orange dots. Let dry.
  4. Glue ribbon around pumpkin. Glue burlap crow circle over ribbon.
  5. Attach floral embellishments as desired. Tie raffia into a bow and glue to circle as shown.

Project Tip: Use plain burlap ribbon and decorate with your own designs.

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.