Black Cat of the Night Pumpkin by Americana®
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Black Cat of the Night Pumpkin by Americana®

Make sure that this black cat of the night doesn't cross your path this Halloween!
Craft Time: 30 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paints – Pineapple and Lamp (Ebony) Black
  • DecoArt® MagiKote™
  • DecoArt® Specialty Paint – Glow-in-the-Dark
  • Foam Pumpkin, 10"
  • Styrofoam® Ball, 5"
  • Paintbrushe
  • Paper Towels
  • Water Container
  • Palette (or Plastic Plate)
  • Creatology™ Craft Foam – Black and Purple
  • Pencil
  • Tracing and Transfer Paper
  • Low Heat Glue Gun
  • Sandpaper
  • Scissors
  • Stick-on Rhinestones
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Use fan brush to apply small amount of MagiKote™ to the Styrofoam® ball. Cover completely.

Step 2 Let dry. Use sandpaper to smooth entire ball.

Step 3 Apply another coat of MagiKote™. Let dry and re-sand. Repeat for total of three coats.

Step 4 Use pencil and tracing and transfer paper to trace ears and tail on black fun foam. Also trace eyes on Styrofoam® ball.

Step 5 Use scissors to cut out foam shapes.

Step 6 Use ¾" flat brush to paint Styrofoam® ball and pumpkin Lamp Black. Leave eyes unpainted.

Step 7 Use #6 flat brush to fill eyes in with Pineapple.

Step 8 Use same brush to paint Glow-in-the-Dark paint on eyes, using two or three coats.

Step 9 Use hot glue to attach Styrofoam® ball to top of pumpkin. Fold ears and glue on top of Styrofoam® ball and tail under pumpkin facing to side.

Step 10 Use scissors to cut collar out of purple craft foam.

Step 11 Put stick-on rhinestones all around collar. Let dry and attach collar to cat with hot glue.

Tips

Allow to dry between steps.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by the DecoArt Design Team.