Painted Pumpkin Cacti

Painted Pumpkin Cacti

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 17th 2017

Celebrate Halloween with trendy painted pumpkins using Multi-Surface Acrylics!


    • pipe cleaners
    • rainbow package of tissue paper
    • - 1/2" paint brush
    • faux pumpkins
    • pumpkin carving knife


    1. Purchase two pumpkins (faux or real) - one stout/short and one tall.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Grab your greens and feel free to mix them up for your desired shade of green. Then paint some cactus art on your tall pumpkin.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Set your painted cactus pumpkin aside to dry. Grab your pumpkin carving knife and cut the top off of the short pumpkin. Remove the top and set aside.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Next, turn your pumpkin over and choose your purple paint to add a scalloped border to the bottom of your pumpkin vase. Use the natural grooves as a guide for your scallops. Paint two coats for a solid purple.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Once the purple is dry, make some tissue paper flowers (accordion style) and attach them to some pipe cleaners. Once you have a bouquet ready, place inside your vase.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Next, use your pumpkins to style your Halloween Fiesta tablescape!
    12. Instruction #6