Thanksgiving Pumpkin Place-card Holders

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Place-card Holders

These little cuties will look perfect propped up on your table. Customize them with your guests names or with sentimental words of thanks.

This project was designed for Plaid! If you like this idea then you should pop over to my page at Plaid to see lots more ideas and craft projects!

Materials:
FolkArt ® Shiny™ Acrylic Paint – Pure Orange
FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ – Orange
FolkArt ® Artists Pigments™ – Pure Black
Mod Podge ® Gloss
Mini pumpkins – 1 for each guest
Detail paintbrush
Printed guest names
Foam paintbrush

1. Paint the mini pumpkins with Orange paint. Top coat with two or three layers of Orange Extreme Glitter. Once dry paint the stem with Pure Black paint.

2. Coat both sides of the printed guests names with Mod Podge, position onto the pumpkin and top coat with more Mod Podge. Use your fingers to press out any air bubbles. Smooth your brush strokes. Allow to dry.

Make It: Easter Nest Place Card Holder

Make It: Easter Nest Place Card Holder

Materials:
FolkArt Metallic – Rose
Mod Podge Gloss
FolkArt Extreme Glitter – Glitter Hologram
FolkArt Extreme Glitter – Hologram Gold
Spray primer
Plastic Easter egg
Foam paintbrushes
Paper printout of name
Silk flower petals pink large and small
Silk flower petals yellow
Crocheted flower trim
Rhinestones
Easter grass – natural
Hot Glue

Steps:
1. Spray prime the egg and allow to dry. Paint the egg with 2 coats of rose paint. Paint the egg with 2 coats of extreme glitter hologram. Allow for dry time in between coats.

2. Tear around the edge of the paper printed name. Apply a coat of Mod Podge to the back of the name, smooth onto the egg and top coat with Mod Podge. Press the paper name with your fingers to smooth any air bubbles.

3. Hot glue the egg in the center of a gathered pile of Easter grass.

4. Paint the large pink petals with extreme glitter gold. Allow to dry. Using hot glue, layer the petals, flower trim and rhinestones around the egg.

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