Glitter & Polka Dot Pumpkins

Tools

  • Circle punch, 5/8”
  • Gesso
  • Acrylic paints: black, purple
  • Glitter: black, purple, orange
  • Krylon Glitter Blast Clear Sealer
  • Double-sided tape

Basic Supplies

paintbrush, newspaper (to cover work surface), paper plate

Directions

STEP 1

  • On covered work surface, apply gesso on all areas of two pumpkins; let dry. See Photo 1 and Photo 2.

STEP 2

  • Paint one gesso pumpkin black and one gesso pumpkin purple; let dry. See Photo 3. Leave one pumpkin unpainted.

STEP 3

  • Use circle punch to punch 16 circles from double-sided tape. Peel one side of backing from circles; adhere circles onto unpainted orange pumpkin. Sprinkle circles with black glitter. Let set.

STEP 4

  • Repeat Step 3 to punch and adhere circles onto remaining two pumpkins. Sprinkle orange glitter on purple pumpkin and purple glitter on black pumpkin.

STEP 5

  • In well-ventilated area, spray pumpkins with sealer, following manufacturer’s instructions. Let dry.

Tip

  • 1. When sprinkling glitter, work over a paper plate so you can easily put excess glitter back into container.
by Ann Butler Designs
Glitter & Polka Dot Pumpkins
Glitter & Polka Dot Pumpkins Photo 1
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Photo 2 Photo 3
Photo 3