Painted Spooky Tree Pumpkin

tree painted mod podge pumpkin

Painting on pumpkins is a snap with FolkArt paints.  The paper leaves and pumpkins were cut from scrap paper and applied with Mod Podge!  Super easy and spooky!

What we used:
FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ – Orange, 5 oz.
FolkArt ® Artists Pigments™ – Pure Black, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Metallics – Gunmetal Gray, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Coffee Bean, 2 oz.
Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.
Large foam pumpkin
Medium round paintbrush
Book pages
Pumpkin-themed scrapbook paper


Using black paint and a round paintbrush paint a spooky tree on the surface of the pumpkin. Use the image as a guide.

Paint over the black paint with coffee bean brown. Add small highlights with gunmetal gray. With a dry brush add wispy brushstrokes from the branches and base of the tree. Allow to dry.

Cut small paper leaves from the book pages. Using Mod Podge as a glue, attach the leaves to the branches of the trees. Top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge.

Cut pumpkins from scrapbook paper, apply a coat of Mod Podge to the back of the pumpkins, position onto the pumpkin at the base of the tree, press with your fingers and top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge.

Add glitter highlights with Extreme glitter to the pumpkins and base of the tree.

Paint the stem of the pumpkin black.