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Pink and Black Diva Pumpkin

By: Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
My name is Debbie Saenz and I’ve had a passion for creating art ever since I was a young child. Through the years, I’ve enjoyed working with many different art mediums and I’m always excited to learn new techniques. My heart’s desire is to inspire people through my art. My latest passion is mixed-media…It’s like a melting pot of all the mediums I love! Come learn more about me and my creative journey on my blog, A Creative Life, at: http://debbiesaenz.typepad.com
This Flirty Diva pumpkin will make a statement in any room!
  (1)   AT A GLANCE
 
Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Parisian Pink, 2 oz.
Item #2233
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 ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz.
Item #479
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 ® Sparkle, 8 oz.
Item #CS11211
Add a touch of sparkle to your decoupage projects! Waterbase formula dries fast & clear, holds tight, protects and gives a smooth finish. Great for all-around crafts and kid's projects. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

$7.29

Other Supplies
Large Funkin
Black lace
Baby ric rac
Ribbon
Black rose
Black craft feathers
Pink craft feathers
Glass candle holder
Black spray paint
Hot glue
Paper
Pencil
Paintbrush
Kraft knife

Instructions

1. Paint glass candle holder with black spray paint; set aside to dry.

2. Paint Funkin with Parisian Pink; allow to dry.

3. Create a template with paper: Cut a two in strip of paper the length of pumpkin from edge of stem to bottom of pumpkin. Make a wedge by cutting paper, narrowing down each end of strip to one inch (Refer to photo).

4. Use template to cut 8 sections from black lace.

5. Glue lace wedges evenly around pumpkin with Sparkle Mod Podge; allow to dry.

6. Give entire pumpkin a coat of Mod Podge ; allow to dry.

7. Use hot glue to attach ric rac along each side of each section of black lace.

8. Remove stem of pumpkin with craft knife.

9. Paint top “raw” cut section with Pure Black.

10. With ribbon, create a large bow with eight or ten loops.

11. Attach ribbon to top of pumpkin and black rose in center of bow with hot glue.

12. Use hot glue to adhere several pink and black feathers under loops and around rose petals.

13. Attach bottom of pumpkin to candle holder with hot glue.

PROJECT TIP: Try using patterned fabric instead of black lace.

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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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