Scarecrow Pumpkin with Straw Hat

Scarecrow Pumpkin with Straw Hat

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 29th 2014

Let this scarecrow pumpkin, aglow with Americana Acrylics, keep watch over your Halloween decor this season.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • scissors
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #4 round brush
    • hot glue gun and glue sticks
    • 1-1/4" sponge pouncer
    • raffia
    • medium white foam pumpkin
    • two large and two small buttons
    • small straw hat



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use the 3/4" flat brush to paint the entire pumpkin Moon Yellow.
    2. Use the #4 round brush with Jack-O'-Lantern Orange to paint on the triangle nose and eyebrows.
    3. Use the same brush with Lamp Black to add stitching on the nose and for the smile.
    4. Use a 1 1/4" pouncer dipped in Melon for cheeks.
    5. Use scissors to cut the raffia to hair length of choice.
    6. Hot glue big buttons on for the eyes, small buttons for pupils, raffia for hair, and a hat on the top of the hair.