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Add this one-eyed purple pumpkin to your decor this Halloween . . . it's ghoulishly easy with Americana Acrylics.

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Project Instructions

PREPARATION: Wipe pumpkin with a soft, dampened cloth or paper towels and allow to dry completely. NOTE: If pumpkin is exceptionally dirty, rinse with garden hose. Scrub gently; do not bruise or puncture skin.

Use 1" brush and Multi-Purpose Sealer to coat pumpkin. Let dry.

Trace and gently transfer pattern. Print the pattern by clicking PDF, located next to the heading Instructions.

Paint eye pupil, Lamp Black; iris, Hauser Light Green; remainder of eye, Snow White; pumpkin, Lavender; and stem and nose, Jack-O'-Lantern Orange. Let dry.

Paint over top of green iris with Glow-in-the-Dark.

Use 1/2" brush and Snow White to paint teeth.

Highlight eye lid with Jack-O'-Lantern Orange.

Use liner brush and Lamp Black to paint mouth and outline all features. Let dry.

Lightly mist entire pumpkin with Americana Matte Spray. Repeat, if desired, allowing to dry between coats.

HELPFUL HINT: If pattern isn't exactly the right size for pumpkin, reduce or enlarge it on a copier to fit.

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The information in these instructions is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. In addition, materials may be discontinued therefore we do not claim that all items will be available at all times. These project ideas are meant to give you inspiration to create and decorate. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Hobby Lobby disclaims any liability for untoward results. Follow manufacturer's instructions in using paints and other materials, keeping them out of reach of children, since some may be toxic, or otherwise cause injury.


Items You Will Need...

2-Ounce Snow White Americana Acrylic Paint

2-Ounce Snow White Americana Acrylic Paint

Sku: 55798


Lamp (Ebony) Black Americana Acrylic Paint

Lamp (Ebony) Black Americana Acrylic Paint

Sku: 56382


Lavender Americana Acrylic Paint

Lavender Americana Acrylic Paint

Sku: 56093



Other Materials Needed

  • Liner #0
  • Matte Spray
  • Multi-Purpose Sealer
  • 1/2" Flat Brush
  • Water Container
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Paper towels
  • Tracing and transfer paper
  • Round shaped pumpkin without blemishes
  • Flat Brush
  • Americana Acrylic Paint
  • Americana Acrylic Paint
  • Glo-It Paint