Elegant Halloween Centerpiece
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Elegant Halloween Centerpiece

You can remove the Halloween pick to display this project for general fall/autumn decorating to make it last longer. Now that's maximizing your seasonal decor!
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • FolkArt® Acrylic Paint – Autumn Leaves, Metallic Sequin Black and Amethyst
  • FolkArt® Extreme Glitter™ – Champagne
  • FolkArt® Enamels Paint – Licorice
  • FolkArt® Enamels Glitter Paint – Gold
  • Craft Pumpkin
  • Anchor Hocking Company™ Glass Bowls (3)
  • Creatology™ Feathers
  • Low Heat Glue Gun
  • Paintbrushes – #12 Flat and #1 Liner
  • Foam Pouncers
  • Tape, ¼" and 1/8"
  • Fuzzy Trim – Black
  • Balsa Wood, 3½"x2"
  • Dowel Rod
  • Brush Basin
  • Paper Towels
  • Foam Plates
  • Craft Knife
  • Rubbing Alcohol
 

Project Instructions

Use craft knife to carefully cut top off pumpkin.

Use flat brush to base coat pumpkin Autumn Leaves. Let dry.

Use foam pouncer to apply Champagne glitter paint to pumpkin. Let dry.

Use liner brush to paint scroll details in Metallic Sequin Black around pumpkin. Let dry.

Use hot glue to attach feathers around pumpkin opening then apply trim over feathers.

Wash glass bowls with mild soap and water then wipe with rubbing alcohol to remove any residue.

Mask random sized stripes around bowls using both sizes of tape.

Apply several coats of gold glitter paint to bowls with pouncer. Let dry.

Carefully score sides of tape with craft knife then gently pull up to remove.

Use liner brush to paint scrolls on bowls in Licorice. Refer to bottle instructions to air-cure bowls.

Use flat brush to paint balsa wood rectangle Metallic Amethyst. Let dry then paint stripes on end in Autumn Leaves and Champagne glitter.

Use liner brush to paint words on rectangle in Sequin Black. Let dry.

Hot glue dowel rod to back of rectangle sign.

Fill opening with desired silk flower stems, feathers and painted spoke