Free Project Idea: Black & White Decoupage Pumpkins

Black And White Decoupage PumpkinsWith the first full day of fall officially here, it was time to bring out the pumpkins again! Halloween is just around the corner and Thanksgiving is already on the horizon, so get ready for the season with this simple tutorial for transforming ordinary paper mache pumpkins into sophisticated decoupage pumpkins for your table or fireplace. In just a few steps, create a decoration that will delight all autumn long.

Supplies:

Black and White Decoupage Pumpkins Project

Instructions:

Black and White Decoupage Pumpkins Project

Paint entire paper mache pumpkin with white paint and let dry.

Black and White Decoupage Pumpkins Project

Apply a heavy coating of gel medium to the pumpkin, then place large sheet of tissue wrap over whole pumpkin. Smooth out all creases and trim away excess tissue. Wrap with rubber bands to keep tissue in place. Let dry.

Black and White Decoupage Pumpkins Project

Alternate method: You can also cut the melange tissue into strips and adhere these one at a time.

Black and White Decoupage Pumpkins Project

Cover stem of pumpkin with black paint.

Black and White Decoupage Pumpkins Project

Tie black ribbon around pumpkin and adhere with some glue.

Black and White Decoupage Pumpkins ProjectLove these black and white pumpkins? What’s your favorite color palette to work with for the autumn season? Leave a comment below!

 

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Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2016 @ 11:27 am
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One Response to “Free Project Idea: Black & White Decoupage Pumpkins”

  1. kim irey says:

    I like the oranges, browns and greens. Autumn is such a beautiful time of year.

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Black And White Decoupage PumpkinsWith the first full day of fall officially here, it was time to bring out the pumpkins again! Halloween is just around the corner and Thanksgiving is already on the horizon, so get ready for the season with this simple tutorial for transforming ordinary paper mache pumpkins into sophisticated decoupage pumpkins for your table or fireplace. In just a few steps, create a decoration that will delight all autumn long.

Supplies:

Black and White Decoupage Pumpkins Project

Instructions:

Black and White Decoupage Pumpkins Project

Paint entire paper mache pumpkin with white paint and let dry.

Black and White Decoupage Pumpkins Project

Apply a heavy coating of gel medium to the pumpkin, then place large sheet of tissue wrap over whole pumpkin. Smooth out all creases and trim away excess tissue. Wrap with rubber bands to keep tissue in place. Let dry.

Black and White Decoupage Pumpkins Project

Alternate method: You can also cut the melange tissue into strips and adhere these one at a time.

Black and White Decoupage Pumpkins Project

Cover stem of pumpkin with black paint.

Black and White Decoupage Pumpkins Project

Tie black ribbon around pumpkin and adhere with some glue.

Black and White Decoupage Pumpkins ProjectLove these black and white pumpkins? What’s your favorite color palette to work with for the autumn season? Leave a comment below!

 

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