Lil Pumpkins Frame
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Lil Pumpkins Frame

Display your favorite autumn or Halloween pictures in this easy to paint, colorful frame.

 

Designed by Jean Kievlan for DecoArt® Americana®

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Americana Acrylic Paint

 

Material List

  • Unfinished wood frame with 4-inch x 6-inch opening
  • Woodsies™ Wood Shapes (XL and L Oval, 2 Letters “I”)
  • DecoArt Dura-Clear Varnish
  • Paintbushes (½-inch Wash, #4 Shader, 1-inch Sponge Brush)
  • Paper Plate
  • Brush Bin for Water
  • Paper Towels
  • Sanding Disk
  • Soft Cloth
 

Project Instructions

Seal wood frame with Dura-Clear Varnish. Let dry, sand smooth then wipe away sanding dust with a soft cloth.
 

Paint the frame Wild Orchid, then shade edges with Ebony Black.
 

Paint stars Cadmium Yellow, then shade right edges with Bright Orange.
 

Paint XL and L Oval Bright Orange. Shade edges and Pumpkin section lines with Burnt Orange.
 

Paint letters “I” Mistletoe. When dry, glue letters “I” to back of pumpkins.
 

Glue largest pumpkin on frame, then glue smaller pumpkin on top.
 

Glue a star on small pumpkin and at each corner of frame.
 

Use the brush handle to dot Bright Orange dots on frame.
 

Seal frame with Dura-Clear Varnish.
 

When dry, add your favorite photo to frame.

Tips

Use handle end of the brush to dip dot frame with Bright Orange dots.