golden pumpkins + gourds: how to

October 27, 2012 § 16 Comments

spruce up mini pumpkins and vegetables with gold paint + pearl necklaces. it may be one of the simplest diy’s ever! leave the carved orange pumpkins outside and keep these little gems for your indoor decorations.

tools needed:
• a various assortment of mini pumpkins + gourds
• gold spray paint from the craft store
• craft beads such as pearls or gemstones
• newspaper
• paper towels

to do:
1. start by cleaning off any excess debris from the surfaces of the pumpkins and gourds
2. dry off the surfaces completely with paper towels
3. lay the pumpkins and gourds on newspaper outside in a well-ventilated area
4. spray paint in even coats and allow surfaces to dry
5. rotate the pumpkins and gourds, spray and allow to dry
6. repeat step five until all angles are covered in paint
7. adorn w. jewelry

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