Friday, October 24, 2014

{ 5 Days of Halloween} Decorating Pumpkins


How cute is this pumpkin????? Covered in chalkboard paint....kids would love this
 Photo and tutorial from Country Living

 Chalkboard Spray Painted Pumpkin
 

Use chalkbaord spray paint and a white chalk marker to decorate your pumpkin. Click the link above the view the entire tutorial but the shopping list is pretty easy:

1. Buy a pumpkin (either a pumpkin from the farm--of course you should clean it before decorating, or a pumpkin from a craft store like Joann's or Michaels which are easy to carve and decorate)

2.  Chalkboard spray paint and white chalk marker ($3 or $4 each) - can be purchased from The Home Depot or Lowe's

 

 
 
Dripping Paint Pumpkin
 Photo and tutorial from House of Joy
 

 
Use a faux craft pumpkin, or a real pumpkin, and paint with acrylic craft paint. Click the link above the view the entire tutorial but this shopping list is pretty easy also:
 

 1. Pumpkin
 2. Acrylic craft paint
 3. Paint brush
 4. Acrylic letters
 
Glitter Pumpkins
Photo and Tutorial from Martha Stewart
 
 
Supplies needed:
 
1. Medium-size paintbrush
2. White glue
3. Small pumpkin
4. Paper plate or a sheet of newspaper
5. Glitter
6. Brown acrylic paint

 
 


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