Friday, September 20, 2013

Beautiful Painted & Decoupaged Pumpkins


Who doesn't love decorating with pumpkins in autumn and of course for Halloween? 
How about trying something new this year? Instead of carving a pumpkin, 
try painting or decoupaging it instead. 

The basic decoupage supplies that you will need are: decoupage 
medium (Mod Podge is commonly the chosen decoupage medium of the masses),
a wide brush or sponge brush to apply the decoupage medium, and of course you 
will need whatever material you plan on applying to your pumpkin. Some ideas
include: paper party or guest napkins, lightweight material scraps, paper images, 
sheet music, and tissue paper. 

For painted pumpkins, you can use a variety of different types of paint, from basic
household spray paint (please follow the manufacturer's instructions for use and 
work in a well-ventilated area, such as outside), to acrylic craft paint. Check out a
few of my favorite painted and decoupaged decorate pumpkin inspirations 
below and maybe you'll be inspired to create a unique pumpkin too!



























































Boho decorated pumpkins by Aunt Peaches


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Laura

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9 comments:

  1. These are all extraordinary! I love the pink painted and lace covered ones!

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  2. Most wonderful painted pumpkins I have ever seen! So creative!

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  3. Wonderful pumpkins, I love the black and the first, the pink...

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  4. Cool! I have some faux pumpkins to paint or decoupage for our upcoming church Fall Festival and some stuffed fabric ones I have already finished! I like pumpkins that are for more than Halloween!

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  5. We were definitely prepping for gold this year! But I love the ombrè! Going to have to try.. maybe a white to gold ombre :)

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  6. I love these! Wow. I've not seen pumpkins decorated like this before. Great post!

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  7. I never would have thought to decoupage a pumpkin, but they look so awesome! I'm so excited for Fall and the halloween season :)

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  8. Quite a variety and they are all beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

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