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Pumpkin Candy Bucket

Give your plastic pumpkin pail some personality!

At a Glance:

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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
  • Cathie and  Steve Logo
instructions

Other Supplies

Plastic pumpkin candy pail, Orange tissue paper cut in squares, Foam paintbrush, Detail paintbrush, Hot glue, Rhinestones, Ribbons and trims, Silk flowers

Instructions

  1. Working on the candy pail, mod podge tissue paper squares over the entire pail. Apply the Mod Podge to the pail, place the tissue on the pail and topcoat with a second layer of Mod Podge. Don’t worry about wrinkles in the paper, they add to the charm.
  2. Paint the eyes, nose and ears with pure black paint. Outline the eyes, nose and mouth with white paint.
  3. Add sparkle to the eyes, nose and mouth with 1 or 2 coats of Extreme Glitter.
  4. Use the Lemonade paint to add details to the eyes. Use the picture as a reference. Using the same paint to add polka dots to the pail.
  5. Hot glue gems to the pail in a random pattern.
  6. Add ribbons and flowers: hot glue trim around the opening of the pail. Wrap the handle with ribbons. Add ribbon ties to the side. Hot glue a large flower to the side of the pail.

supplies

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Silver, 5 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.49
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Titanium White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lemonade, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

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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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