U.F.O. Pumpkin by Americana®
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U.F.O. Pumpkin by Americana®

Greetings Earthling! This U.F.O. pumpkin project by Americana®is out of this world.
Craft Time: 30 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Americana® Gloss Enamels – Lavender, Shimmering Silver and Calypso Blue
  • Foam Pumpkin, 9"
  • Paintbrush
  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Paper towels
  • Foam Plates (2)
  • Wooden Dowel
  • Styrofoam® Balls – Small (4) and Medium (7)
  • Handsaw
  • Low Heat Glue Gun

Project Instructions

Step 1 Use handsaw to cut ¼ of pumpkin off at bottom, dowel into four 6" pieces, and cut three of the medium Styrofoam® balls in half.

Step 2 Use ¾" flat brush to paint pumpkin, stem, and dowel Lavender.

Step 3 Use #6 flat brush to paint three Styrofoam® ball halves Calypso Blue.

Step 4 Use ¾" flat brush to paint foam plates and small balls Shimmering Silver.

Step 5 With #6 flat brush, paint Shimmering Silver band around bottom of ball halves.

Step 6 Hot glue four unpainted Styrofoam® balls evenly spaced apart inside one plate. Apply hot glue to tops of balls and press other plate on top.

Step 7 Stick dowels into small Shimmering Silver balls and pull out. Secure dowels in balls with hot glue.

Step 8 Stick dowels through plate so that they stick into balls glued into plate. Pull out, use glue gun in balls, and stick dowels back in.

Step 9 Hot glue Styrofoam® ball halves all around pumpkin about ½" from bottom.

Step 10 Hot glue pumpkin to top plate.


Allow to dry between steps.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by the DecoArt Design Team.