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Smiling Pumpkin Candy ContainerSmiling Pumpkin Candy Container
Level: Moderate

Materials
LIQUID LAMINATE

ZIP DRY PAPER GLUE
DAZZLE-TAC

Paper mache pumpkin (available at craft stores or online)
Handmade green paper
Green decorative wire
Black, orange, yellow & tan acrylic paints
Candy corn photo paper
Black card stock
Fine glitter
Fresh leaf from tree as pattern to cut from green paper
Decorative edge scissors, gesso, 1⁄2” wide flat craft brush, small scissors, small bowl, sponges, paper plate

Instructions:
1. Paint pumpkin & lid with gesso or other white paint. Let dry.
2. Pour orange and yellow acrylic paint onto a paper plate. Cut up sponge into two pieces. Drip one piece into yellow paint, the other into orange and sponge over entire outside of pumpkin. Paint stem using the brush and tan paint. After outside dries, paint inside of pumpkin black.
3. Cut out lots of candy corn from paper with small scissors.
4. Once pumpkin is thoroughly dry inside and out, pour LIQUID LAMINATE into a small bowl and brush outside of pumpkin, completely coating surface. Place cut out candy corn in a random pattern on pumpkin and apply another coat of LIQUID LAMINATE. Dry well. (For a shinier surface, apply another coat of LIQUID LAMINATE and let dry.)
5. Using the leaf as a pattern, trace three leaf shapes onto green paper and cut out with the decorative scissors.
6. Cut a 12” length of green wire to make vines. Wrap around a pencil to curl and glue to stem with DAZZLE-TAC. Glue on leaves with ZIP DRY.
7. Cut a piece of black cardstock large enough to fit inside of the pumpkin over the eye, nose, and mouth. Glue in place with ZIP DRY. Once dried, fill with candy or other treats.
Designer: Sandy Rollinger
BEACON ADHESIVES, Inc., 125 MacQuesten Parkway South, Mount Vernon, NY 10550, Tel: (914) 699-3405
E-mail: Crafts4@BeaconAdhesives.com

Beacon is not responsible for the manner in which our products are used and,
therefore, cannot guarantee results. Beacon's liability is limited to product replacement.