Neon Paint Dipped Pumpkins

Thank you to Michaels for sponsoring today’s post on Neon Paint Dipped Pumpkins in coordination with the Michaels Great Pumpkin Challenge! #MPumpkin

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Hi friends! Fall time is here, and Halloween is right around the corner, so that means it’s time for PUMPKINS! I break them out every year about this time and tend to hear a sigh from my husband. Yes, it may get a little pumpkin crazy ’round our house. But how can you not love these gorgeous gourds?? So when Michaels told me about the Great Pumpkin Challenge I was intrigued! And they sent me a few pumpkins to test out some new tricks…and I came up with these FUN Neon Paint Dipped Pumpkins!

Are you a child of the 80s? If so, you may be reveling in the bright neon revival! I think neons are so much fun, especially when it comes to party decor. So pumpkins may be a little out there, but if you’re into modern design with a POP – these would be perfect! And they were so much fun to create!

What you’ll need:

  • Pumpkins
  • White spray paint
  • Americana NEONS paint
  • Paint brush

 

How to make Neon Paint Dipped Pumpkins | #neon #paintdipped #pumpkins #halloween #fall #MPumpkins

And the steps:

  1. I started off with an orange, black and ivory pumpkin that I spray painted white (several light coats until fully covered).
  2. Once dry I “dipped” the bottom of the pumpkin in Americana NEONS paint, spread around a thick layer with a paint brush and held upside down until the bottom was completely covered and paint started to run up the sides.
  3. Once I was happy with how far the paint ran “up” the pumpkin, I turned it upright and placed on a glass to dry.

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And voila! Perfectly modern, bright and 80s-worthy Neon Paint Dipped Pumpkins!

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Aren’t they FUN! I’m obsessed. Where has neon been all these years? And I have to tell you, these Americana NEONS (that you can also find at Michaels) are fabulous! So true to color and bright! I can see more neon projects in our future. You have been warned! Ok, back to pumpkins…

Fun Pumpkin Facts!

  • All Michaels locations are hosting a Great Pumpkin Event on Saturday, October 5 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. For only $6 (which covers the cost of a 9” carveable pumpkin) kids can create their own pumpkin design and a free face painter will also be on hand. A great weekend event for the whole family!

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  • Did you know that Michaels offers custom carved pumpkins that can be personalized with a variety of designs and names? Prices start at $19.99 and you can them order at all Michaels locations, just make sure to place your order by Oct. 13 so that it will be completed by Halloween. Visit www.michaels.com/custom-carved-pumpkins for more information.

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So let’s get our PUMPKIN on, friends! Let me know if you make your very own Neon Paint Dipped Pumpkins or what fun pumpkin crafts you’re up to this year!

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Comments

  1. says

    There is just so much awesome in these pumpkins! I love the bright contrasting colors agaisnt the white pumpkins. This is really cool! lhttp://ovelyonabudget.blogspot.com

  2. says

    These are so cute! I love how crisp and graphic they look- such a funky take on Halloween/Fall décor!! I would be thrilled if you have the chance to share this at our new Fall DIY Challenge – today we are linking up BLUE projects – old or new! Hop over to The Happy Housie to share yours! Hope to see you there!

    – Krista
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