Glitter & Polka Dot Pumpkins

By  Ann Butler Designs 

size: varies

  • Glitter & Polka Dot Pumpkins
  • Photo 1
  • Photo 2
  • Photo 3


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

    Photo 1

    Photo 2
  • 2. Paint one gesso pumpkin black and one gesso pumpkin purple; let dry. See Photo 3. Leave one pumpkin unpainted.

    Photo 3
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.