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Mixed Media Harvest Pumpkin

By: Scrapbook Flair
October 13, 2016

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Mixed Media Harvest Pumpkin
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Fall is in the air and what better time to start thinking of pumpkins and other fall decorations. I created a fabulous mixed media pumpkin using three different DecoArt Stencils along with lots of crackle to make this quick and easy project. 

Items needed:

  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Carbon Black
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Yellow Green Light
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Pyrrole Orange
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Phthalo Green-Yellow
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - Diarylide Yellow
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics - English Red Oxide
  • DecoArt Media Mediums and Specialty Products - Crackle Paint - White
  • Weathered Wood 8oz - Weathered Wood
  • Americana Stencils 6x8 - Pixelated
  • Andy Skinner Stencils 12x3 - Shedded
  • Andy Skinner Stencils 6x6 - Whirlpool
  • Palette Knife
  • Assorted Brushes
  • Wood Pumpkins
  • Floral Picks
  • Tulle
  • Plastic Spider
  • Hot Glue Gun

Instructions:

Begin by giving the pumpkins a good coat of Black Carbon paint, allowing it to dry completely.

Instruction #1 - IMG 1249
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Apply a generous coating of Weathered Wood over the top of the prepared pumpkin, dry completely.

Instruction #2 - IMG 1250
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Apply Crackle Paint with paintbrush allowing it to do its magic as it dries.

Instruction #3 - IMG 1251
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Lay the Whirlpool Stencil on the top pumpkin, apply Crackle Paint with a palette knife to the top. Dry.

Instruction #4 - IMG 1252
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Repeat with the Pixelated Stencil on the second pumpkin using Crackle Paint and palette knife. Dry. 
 

Instruction #5 - IMG 1253
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Place the Shedded Stencil on the last pumpkin; repeat with Crackle Paint and palette knife. Dry.

Instruction #6 - IMG 125298
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Paint prepared pumpkin with  Dairylide Yellow, dry.

Instruction #7 - IMG 1255
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Repeat with Pyrrole Orange. Dry.

Instruction #8 - IMG 1256
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Paint stem with Yellow Green Light, dry. Shade leaf with Phithalo Green Yellow and the pumpkin with English Red Oxide, dry.

Instruction #9 - IMG 1258
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Decorate top with tulle ribbon and floral picks.

Instruction #10 - IMG 1260
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Add small spider to bottom of prepared pumpkin.

Instruction #11 - IMG 1261
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Thanks for stopping by today! I hope I have inspired you to grab some wooden or other pumpkins to paint and crackle to make some fun and easy fall decorations for your home or to give as a gift.

Hugs Pam 

Instruction #12 - pumpkin 1263
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Be sure to visit Scrapbook Flair  for more projects and to learn more about Pam.

Comments

This is so cute and pretty at the same time...love the crackle finish with the textures on top...would look so pretty on my door...thanks for sharing ...love it..

Gloria Westerman

October 14, 2016

How fun! Love the texture.

Charlotte Fletcher

October 19, 2016

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