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Harvest Crackle Pumpkin with FolkArt Paints

This pumpkin is a perfect to your autumnal home décor.
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Citrus Green, 2 oz.
Item #2552
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 ® Extreme Glitter™ - Peridot, 2 oz.
Item #2789
Sparkling fine glitter acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Use on all porous surfaces. For brightest shimmer, basecoat with similar FolkArt color. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and water-based.

$2.59

Folkart ® Paint Tools - Bottle Top - Writer Tips
Item #30728
Transform your paint bottles into writers! Put this cap on your 2 oz. paint bottles to write out sayings, or add detail to your paint projects.

$6.99

FolkArt ® Mediums - Crackle Medium, 8 oz.
Item #696
Gives a weathered, time-worn finish to projects.

$5.99

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Gold, 8 oz.
Item #871
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.

$6.39

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.
Item #901
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home decor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

Other Supplies
Ashland® Hydrangea Stem Mustard (28")
Ashland® Filler Cattails
Ashland® Hydrangea Stem
Ashland® Hydrangea Stem -- Chocolate
Ashland® Floral Pick
Paper Towels
Foam Plates
Brush Basin
Floral Wire
Floral Oasis
Craft Knife
Scissors
Paintbrushes (Flat and 1" Foam)
Low Heat Glue Gun
Celebrate It Halloween Pumpkin
9"
Celebrate It Graveyard Moss
Burlap Garland

Instructions

Note: You can find all of the items mentioned here at your local Michaels store!

  1. Use craft knife to cut and remove top of pumpkin to create vase.
  2. Use foam brush to base-coat pumpkin Bright Green and let dry. Apply several coats of Peridot Extreme Glitter, drying between coats.
  3. Use flat brush to apply Crackle Medium in a slip-slap motion over entire pumpkin. Let dry.
  4. Apply Wicker White over Crackle Medium, being careful not to overlap paint strokes. Cracks will appear as paint dries. Let dry completely.
  5. Secure fine tip top to Pure Gold bottle then paint a dimensional scroll design around pumpkin. Let dry.
  6. Glue Oasis inside pumpkin and arrange floral stems. Add moss and glue to secure.
  7. Cut a length of burlap garland. Pinch at intervals and secure with floral wire. Glue around opening of pumpkin vase.

Tip: Add a pedestal to the bottom of your pumpkin for an elegant look.

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.

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