Monday, October 12, 2015

5 for 5 Halloween: Collage Pumpkin Canvas



Welcome to Day 1 of our 5 for 5 Halloween Blog Event. Today our theme is "Paint". We are all sharing a project where we used paint. Each day our 5 Designers will post a Halloween Inspired Project based on a theme. Some of us are offering prizes, so be sure to visit all the links below and leave comments.

I'm offering this prize package full of Halloween embellishments. I think you will love it. To be eligible to win, just leave a comment on every day of this event and be sure to follow me. I will announce the lucky winner here on Saturday, October 17. 




For my project I painted a burlap panel black. It took several coats of black acrylic paint to get it covered. I used a brush to get into all the nooks and crannies. I cut the pumpkin shape out of card board from a cereal box. Then I used the Tim Holtz Halloween Ephemera pack to collage the pumpkin. After adding all the pieces, I cut around the edge of the pumpkin where the ephemera pieces went off the edges. Then, I cut out the stem and painted it with brown acrylic paint. I used hot glue to adhere the pumpkin to the burlap panel. This was a fun and easy project that turned out very cool. 

Here is the original burlap panel. 



Here is the finished project


Our 5 for 5 Halloween Designers

Donna (me) 
Rachel
Lynn
Karen
Kris

7 comments:

  1. Beautiful project! Love the collage idea!
    Hugs Maja.

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  2. Fab idea to collage the pumpkin Donna and the burlap painted black makes the perfect background.

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  3. Love the collaged pumpkin - great use of the Halloween Ephemera!

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  4. Pretty cool vintage Halloween canvas !

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  5. How creative!!! This looks terrific. Great decor item!!
    <3 J

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