Black Pumpkin Cats with Witch's Hat

Black Pumpkin Cats with Witch's Hat

Posted by DecoArt on Oct 8th 2015

Don't be superstitious and add to your Halloween decor with a black cat pumpkin duo.


    • 9" foam pumpkin
    • 6" foam pumpkin
    • foam pumpkin
    • feathers/boas
    • battery-operated tealight
    • paper mache shape
    • gourd
    • felt



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    For best results, display under a covered porch or protected outdoor area.

    1. Cut a hole in the base of both of the small pumpkins.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a craft knife to carve out the cat eyes on one of the small pumpkins.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Paint all four of the pumpkins with Patio Paint Wrought Iron Black. Paint a small gourd in Wrought Iron black to use as the tail for one of the cats.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use white transfer paper to transfer provided template to small, uncut pumpkin. Outline and fill in the design with a #3 round brush and Grey Skies.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Paint the entire witch's hat in Americana Multi-Surface Lavender Fields using a 1" flat brush. Once dried, apply painter's tape to make stripes on the brim of the hat. Paint strips with Eggplant. Carefully remove tape while paint is still wet.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Use the round end of the paint brush to create dots in Pumpkin Patch. Paint star stickers in Pumpkin Patch. When dry, attach stickers to top of hat. For added adhesion, apply a coat of Decou-Page on bottom and top of stickers. Or, hand-paint stars on the hat. Embellish hat as desired with jute ribbon.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Assemble the small cat by using E6000 to adhere the head and tail to the body. Cut triangles from stiff felt and adhere them to the head. Assemble the larger cat by adhering a piece of a feather boa as the tail. Adhere the head onto body and hat onto head. Insert a battery light into the larger cat's head to make it glow.
    14. Instruction #7


    Cat Face Pattern