Paint Drip Pumpkin

This is was an unplanned Halloween project. I had foam pumpkins in my garage from years past that I couldn’t use anymore – I wanted to make new ones. I had already decorated both sides of all of them and was ready to send them to Goodwill.

But then an idea popped in my head!

I was all hopped up on a quad venti pumpkin latte and decided to mix and pour colored resin over one of the pumpkins. I thought it would look shiny and brilliant, but after it cured it didn’t. It ran and the colors became very thin. I was not about to give up.

I then used acrylic paints and dripped them down. I let the colors dry in between coats. In a split-second decision, I squeezed multi-colored liquid glitter over all of it. That is my only regret. I wish I had thought it through better and used CLEAR liquid glitter so the colors would show through from underneath. I also wish I had glittered that spider black.

Oh well!

Play around with your pumpkins, do something different, they don’t all have to have faces on them. And they don’t have to carved.

Love & light,


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