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Painted Decoupaged Boo Pumpkin

Americana® Decou-Page™

Painted Decoupaged Boo Pumpkin
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Painted Decoupaged Boo Pumpkin

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Highlight a wall or doorway with this decoupaged pumpkin by hanging from ribbon or mounting on a canvas.

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Learn more about Americana® Decou-Page™.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Burnt Orange (DAO16)

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Gloss Decou-Page (DS101)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • ribbon (or canvas to fit pumpkin)
  • 9" foam pumpkin (half pumpkin)
  • #1 round brush
  • assorted scrapbook paper (five varieties)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Pick five scrapbook papers of choice. Tear them into pieces so you have enough for two strips per style of scrapbook paper.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Apply Americana Gloss Decou-Page to the pumpkin half with a 3/4" flat brush; adhere the scrapbook paper piece. Brush more Decou-Page on top of the paper strip to seal.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use the same brush and Decou-Page to add the second style of scrapbook paper. Brush more Decou-Page on top.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use the same brush and Decou-Page to add the third style of scrapbook paper. Brush more Decou-Page on top.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use the same brush and Decou-Page to add the fourth style of scrapbook paper. Brush more Decou-Page on top.
  6. Use the same brush to add the fifth style of scrapbook paper. Brush more Decou-Page on top. Repeat the order of the scrapbook paper to finish the entire pumpkin. Rinse brush and let dry completely.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use a pen or pencil and the tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer the word pattern “Boo” to the center of the pumpkin. Use a #1 round brush and Burnt Orange to paint on the word. Rinse brush.
    Step 6 Example
  8. To finish, add ribbon and hang as a wreath or adhere to a canvas.

HELPFUL HINTS

The darker the scrapbook paper you choose, he more the word "boo" will pop.

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