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Pumpkin Candy Bucket

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.
Give your plastic pumpkin pail some personality!
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Silver, 5 oz.
Item #2772
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.

$7.49

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

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Titanium White, 2 oz.
Item #480
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 - Lemonade, 2 oz.
Item #904
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 ® 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.

$7.29

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.
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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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