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Vintage-Style Assemblage Pumpkin

Vintage-Style Assemblage Pumpkin

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 9th 2015

Found objects, like a tin box, old nails, and plastic dog bones, become a one-of-a-kind Halloween decoration.

SUPPLIES

    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • rubbing alcohol
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #6 round brush
    • foam pumpkin
    • found objects
    • E6000 Glue
    • plastic bones

    INSTRUCTIONS

    1. Use a paper towel and rubbing alcohol to clean the foam pumpkin.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the pumpkin with two coats of Almond. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the top stem in Lipstick. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the mouth in School Bus. Use a #6 round brush to outline the mouth in Lipstick.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use E6000 Glue to glue on the nuts and bolts for the eyes, nose, and teeth.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use a #6 round brush to paint the right eye in School Bus. Adhere the rusty nuts with E6000 Glue. Use a #6 round brush to add accents to the left eye in Lipstick.
    8. Use a paper towel and rubbing alcohol to clean the plastic bone arms and legs. Use a #6 round brush to paint stripes on one in Lipstick and on the other in Black Tie. (Refer to the finished project photo.)
    9. Instruction #5
    10. Use E6000 Glue to adhere all the pieces together. (Refer to photo for placement.) Adhere the pumpkin head to the top of the tin box.
    11. Instruction #6