Striped and Harlequin Pumpkins

Striped and Harlequin Pumpkins

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 30th 2014

Big or small, these pumpkins, made with DecoArt’s new Americana® Decor™ Chalky Finish paints, are super for fall decorating.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • #3 round brush
    • artificial or real pumpkin


    1. Striped Pumpkin : Trace face pattern and zigzag top pattern on pumpkin.
    2. Carve out face and top.
    3. Using 3/4” flat brush, paint Heritage first (alternating areas around pumpkin).
    4. Using 3/4” flat brush, paint Relic on remaining areas.
    5. Using #3 round brush, paint dot accents on outer corners of eyes with Everlasting and outer corner of mouth in Carbon.
    6. Using #3 round brush, paint border on zigzag top with Carbon.
    7. Using #3 round brush, paint dots at each zigzag point alternating Everlasting and Carbon.
    8. Harlequin Pumpkin:Trace diamond pattern on pumpkin.
    9. Paint diamond shapes Timeless.
    10. Paint circle shapes Everlasting.
    11. Dot on Relic to tops and bottoms of diamond shapes.


    Harlequin Pumpkin Pattern
    Striped Pumpkin Pattern