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Halloween - Painted Pumpkins


Painted Pumpkins


Painting pumpkins instead of carving them can really allow you to be creative and you can enjoy them much longer.


Skill level- novice


Cost- $10-15


Time- 2-3 hours including drying time


Tools and Materials

  • pumpkin
  • exterior latex based primer
  • exterior latex bases paint
  • 3" paint brush
  • Artist brushes
  • stencils (optional)

Step 1- Decide how you will decorate your pumpkin. Prime the pumpkin with the exterior primer and allow to dry.


Step 2- Once the primer has dried, paint your design. You can use a stencil or freehand it. Be creative!

Once the design has dried, place outside and enjoy!


Happy Halloween! 




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Posted 2012-10-29T12:20:52+0000  by Christine_HD_ATL Christine_HD_ATL