How to Make a Silhouette Pumpkin
Bring sophistication to your Halloween decor by embellishing a pumpkin with a trendy black-and-white silhouette.
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Use a pencil to trace around the entire silhouette.
Remove the paper silhouette and stick pins, then use a flat-edged paintbrush to fill in the outline with black acrylic paint (Image 1). Use a small-tipped detail brush around the edges of the silhouette to clean up the design (Image 2).
Cut enough trim to completely encircle the silhouette (Image 1); attach it to the pumpkin with a hot glue gun (Image 2).
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