DecoArt® Batty Pumpkin

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by DecoArt® Design Team

DecoArt® Batty Pumpkin

Don't let Halloween decorating drive you batty; this pumpkin is easy to create with DecoArt® Crafter's Acrylics.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow the paint to dry within steps. The total project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Use the template to trace and transfer nose and mouth shapes on Fun-kins. Trace the bat shape from the template onto the Black foam or felt sheet.
  • 3
    Use scissors to cut out bat shapes and set aside.
  • 4
    Use a foam cutter or serrated knife to cut the Styrofoam ball in half for the pumpkin's eyes. Use the flat brush to paint the irises Grape Taffy and pupils Black.
  • 5
    Use flat brush to paint mouth Black and nose Bright Yellow.
  • 6
    Use liner brush and Black paint to outline eye pupils and nose.
  • 7
    Use Black Craft Twinkles Writer to outline bat shapes and Fuchsia writer to dot on eyes.
  • 8
    Position and adhere eyes on Fun-kins.
  • 9
    Position and adhere bats onto chenille stems. Bend stems and push one end into Fun-kins.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Fun-Kins™ Craft Carvable Pumpkin 10 inch 104465217
  • DecoArt® Craft Twinkles Acrylic Paint Writer Black 2 oz. 104106740
  • DecoArt® Craft Twinkles Writer Fuchsia 2 oz. 104106742
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Antique White 104106675
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bright Yellow 104106644
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Purple Cow 104521667
  • FloraCraft® Styrofoam® Brand Foam Ball 4 pc. 2 inch 104183633
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Flat 10 104464393
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Liner 0 104464143
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 104258586 or New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 104276464
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6 mm 25 pc. Black 104277478
  • Nicole™ Crafts Econo Tracing Pad 9 inch x 12 inch 30 pc. 104135777 and Loew-Cornell® White Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch 4 pc. 104548578
  • Paper Towels
  • Palette or Paper Plate
  • Pencil or Stylus
  • FloraCraft® Foam Cutter 6 inch 2 blade 104186311 or Serrated Knife
  • Aleene's® 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue® 104148018
  • Scissors
Download Project Template