Hi everyone! Nancy here today to share with you a fun fall craft featuring Clear Craft Sheets, the leaves embellishments and the 6inch Damask Mascil. I love keeping a stash of Clear Craft Sheets around as they are so much fun to create with.
I began by painting my craft sheet with acrylic paint. I find that pouncing the paint with a foam brush works best for me. But you can use whatever technique you prefer, just be sure to remove the clear backing sheet before you start.
Cut the 12x12 sheet into 1inch strips. I used a craft knife on my self healing mat.
Now, you may have made similar pumpkins with paper in the past. I remember making them with my children when they were younger. Punch holes in the ends of each strip as well as in the middle. For each pumpkin you will need 6 strips.
Next, stack the strips and place a brad through the center holes to hold them together.
Then working around the pumpkin add a brad through the end of each strip. You will need a brad with fairly long tines for this.
Squish the ball shape down a bit, if you like adding a bit of heat. From there, I simply painted the two of the leaves from the Leaf Embellishments green and dragged a toothpick through the paint to add a bit of texture and attached to my pumpkin with a couple of glue dots.
Another glue dot and a small stick I found in the yard....
And finally a bit of ribbon that I died to match.
This project was simple and fun to make. I think the hardest part, the part that took the longest was waiting for the paint to try. I would love to see your pumpkin if you try.