How to Make a Decoupage Pumpkin

An elegant Halloween decoration.

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How to Make a Decoupage Pumpkin
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Buy a small round pumpkin, around 3 lbs.  Often referred to as a pie pumpkin.

Buy a small round pumpkin, around 3 lbs. Often referred to as a pie pumpkin.

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Paint the pumpkin white with ONLY acrylic paint.

Paint the pumpkin white with ONLY acrylic paint.

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Purchase tissue paper that has a matching design and color scheme of your home. Cut tissue paper into small strips.

Purchase tissue paper that has a matching design and color scheme of your home. Cut tissue paper into small strips.

4
Spread a thin layer of over-glaze on the pumpkin and smooth tissue paper in an overlapping fashion.  Making sure to cover the entire pumpkin.

Spread a thin layer of over-glaze on the pumpkin and smooth tissue paper in an overlapping fashion. Making sure to cover the entire pumpkin.

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Paint over-glaze on top of the tissue paper to seal all the layers together.  Smooth the tissue with your fingers to bring out the natural  markings/texture of the pumpkin.

Paint over-glaze on top of the tissue paper to seal all the layers together. Smooth the tissue with your fingers to bring out the natural markings/texture of the pumpkin.

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Your pumpkin is finished with a beautiful shiny coat :)

Your pumpkin is finished with a beautiful shiny coat :)

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Thank you for exploring this craft!

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