Halloween Black Cat Party Decor by Apple Barrel® Paint
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Halloween Black Cat Party Decor by Apple Barrel® Paint

Create this darling Halloween tablescape with a craft pumpkin, clay pots and Apple Barrel Paint.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Apple Barrel Colors® Acrylic Paint – Pumpkin Orange, Grape Jam, Yellow, Kiwi and White
  • Apple Barrel Colors® Gloss Acrylic Paint – Black
  • Plaid® Foam Spouncer Tops
  • Plaid® Fine Tip Tops
  • Paintbrushes
  • Celebrate It™ Halloween Craft Pumpkin
  • Clay Pots, 2" (4)
  • Rose Pot, 2½"
  • Clay Saucer, 10"
  • Craft Glue
  • Scissors
  • Round Toothpicks
  • Pencil
  • Foam Sheet, 2mm – Black
  • E-6000® Adhesive Glue
  • Chenille Stems – Purple and Silver Tinsel
  • Brush Basin
  • Paper Towels
  • Foam Plates

Project Instructions

Step 1 Base coat craft pumpkin gloss black. Let dry. Use foam spouncer top to make eyes in Kiwi. Let dry. Use liner brush to paint black lines in centers of eyes and a nose and mouth in Pumpkin Orange.

Step 2 Use pencil tip to make small holes for whiskers. Bend ends of silver tinsel stems and glue into holes. Trim to desired length.

Step 3 Cut two triangles from foam sheet for ears. Glue toothpicks to backs of ears then paint black.

Step 4 Use round brush to paint whisker details above eyes and in ears with white. Poke ears into head.

Step 5 Paint clay pots, rose pot and saucer in a combination of Grape Jam, Yellow, Pumpkin Orange and Kiwi as desired. Use #8 flat brush to paint zigzag and stripe details in black.

Step 6 Use fine tip top in black to write words around inside of saucer and on small clay pots.

Step 7 Glue a pot to bottom of saucer and cat head as a base.

Step 8 Fashion a bow from purple chenille stem and glue to neck of cat.


Personalize the candy corn containers by simply adding a name.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by the Plaid® Creative Team.