Hello Autumn Pumpkin Decor

 

What You'll Need:

  • Crafter's Closet Jute
  • Crafter's Closet Acrylic Paint Set
  • Crafter's Closet Brushes
  • Crafter's Closet Gold Metallic Paint
  • Crafter's Closet Paint Palette
  • Crafter's Closet Beading Wire
  • Sandpaper
  • Pencil
  • Downloadable 'hello' Template
  • 1 White Pumpkin

Let's Do This!


Step 1: 

  • A) Mix together a dark blue green and paint the entire pumpkin. Let dry.
  • B) Use the sandpaper to rough up the paint the paint job for a trendy look.

Step 2: 

  • A) Turn your 'hello' template upside down and cover the area in graphite.
  • B) Position your template on your pumpkin.
  • C) Begin to trace the template.
  • D) When done, remove the paper. You should see the word hello faintly. If need be, take your pencil and enhance the outline before the next step.

Step 3: 

  • A) Paint the word hello with the Metallic Gold Paint. Let dry.

Step 4: 

  • A) Mix yellow with a little bit of red. Add white to lighten and paint a leafy decoration. Let dry.
  • B) Using the dark blue-green paint mixed in Step 1, add stem detail to each leaf.

Step 5: 

  • A) Wrap the Jute around the Beading Wire and hook the wire at the ends to secure the Jute in place.
  • B) Wrap the wired jute around the handle of the biggest paint brush and slightly pull apart to lengthen.
  • C) Repeat to create a second at a varying length. 
  • D) Poke one end of each spiraled jute into the pumpkin by the stem.