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Cute Halloween Ghost Gourd Sign

Americana® Enchanted Shimmer™

Cute Halloween Ghost Gourd Sign
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Cute Halloween Ghost Gourd Sign

designed by PLA Schneider

This "boo-tiful" ghost will light up Halloween décor with Americana® Enchanted Shimmer™.

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Americana Enchanted Shimmer

  • Blue (DES04)

Americana® Acrylics

  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)
  • Snow (Titanium) White (DAO1)
  • Spiced Pumpkin (DA310)

Other supplies

  • craft glue
  • X-Acto® knife
  • tracing & transfer paper (white)
  • small and medium brushes
  • gourd (foam)
  • frame


  1. Remove the backing from the frame.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use an X-Acto knife to cut the gourd in half.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a medium brush to add a very thin coat of Snow White to the gourd, allowing some detailing to show through.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a small brush and Lamp Black to paint whatever type of face you'd like on the gourd.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a medium flat brush to paint the frame in Lamp Black. Let dry.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a medium flat brush to paint the frame in Enchanted Shimmer Blue. Let dry.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Transfer the provided pattern to the frame. Use a small brush to paint the design in Snow White.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Use a medium flat brush to paint the backing of the frame in Spiced Pumpkin. Let dry. Replace the painted backing into the frame. Use craft glue to adhere the gourd to the backing.
    Step 7 Example
  9. This Halloween Gourd sign is ready to be hung on a door or placed on a decorative Halloween mantel.
    Step 8 Example
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