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How to Decoupage a Pumpkin
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How to Decoupage a Pumpkin

Difficulty Beginner
Budget < £10
Time 1 hr +

If you’ve not got time to carve a real pumpkin this Halloween, why not get the whole family involved with decoupaging a mache one instead?

Decoupgaing is super easy to do and you can let you imagination run riot with how you want to personalise your pumpkin. I’ve kept mine simple using a patterned decorative paper, but you could also use glitter glue, gem embellishments or stickers to make your pumpkin stand out.

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How to make

Step-1

Start by cutting or ripping up your decoupage paper into strips or any shape of your choice (I used squares and rectangles)

Step-2

Spread some glue onto the pumpkin then use the brush to pick up and position a piece of paper on top of the pumpkin. Add more glue to the paper to fix it in place.

Step-3

Continue to do this until the whole pumpkin has been covered.

Step-4

Leave to dry.

Step-5

For an extra spooky looking pumpkin you could pop an LED tea light inside – do not use a naked flame.

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