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Cricut: How to Create Slogan Pumpkins

Level
Beginner
Time
1 hour
Budget
10 - 30

Create personalised pumpkins with quirky quotes to suit the spooky season! Say it all with our fun suggestions and come up with your own unique ideas too.

Simple and easy to make, first add a pop of colour in some of this season's on-trend shades, then finish the look with these sassy slogans that are easily cut using the Cricut Joy.

Project and instructions by Nerrisa Pratt

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How to make

You Will Need

* Cricut Design Space App – Downloaded on Your Device

* A Cricut Joy

* Cricut Basic Pastel Tool Set 5 Pack

* Cricut Black Permanent Smart Shimmer Vinyl

* Pebeo Coral Matt Acrylic Paint

* Pebeo Brown Pearl Acrylic Paint

* Cricut Transfer Tape

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Step 1

Start by painting your pumpkins in your colour of choice. Don't be afraid to use a lot of paint as you'll need 2-3 coats to avoid it looking patchy.

 

Top Tip: Don't paint the stem of the pumpkin at this point as it'll make it easier for you to manoeuvre the decoration around whilst you get the main colour on.

Step 2

Once you're happy with your main colour, it's time to paint the stem. For this pumpkin we've used a contrasting colour.

 

Using a smaller brush, paint the stem slowly and carefully, making sure to neaten up the lines between two colours.

 

Add some pops of colour by painting a range of pumpkins in different shapes and shades.

Step 3

Next, open up Design Space, start a new canvas and, using the text tool, type in your first slogan.

 

When it comes to cutting your project, you want to ensure it will fit on the front of your pumpkin, so be sure to measure the