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With this collection of 7 homemade Halloween decorations, anyone can create a festive home without spending a bundle on store-bought Halloween decorations.

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Robot Pumpkin


Your home can be invaded this Halloween by this space-age pumpkin painted with metallic paint.

Check out this project and more ideas in 17 Pumpkin Patterns: Free Projects for Halloween!


DecoArt Products Required
Americana Acrylics

  • DAO1 - Snow (Titanium) White
  • DAO56 - Olive Green
  • DAO67 - Lamp (Ebony) Black

Dazzling Metallics

  • DAO70 - Shimmering Silver
  • DA202 - Champagne Gold

Americana Brushes

  • DBF3506-B - Chisel Blender 6

Multi-Purpose Sealer

  • DS17 - Multi-Purpose Sealer

Americana Spray Sealers

  • DAS13 - Americana Matte Spray


  • Styrofoam sheet, cut into 2 "c" shapes for hands
  • 5/16" wood dowel
  • 1" flat brush
  • Round sponge pouncer
  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Paper towels
  • Silver foil chenille stems (2)
  • Low-temp hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Casters or wheels, optional
  • Punch or screwdriver, optional
  • Large square-shaped foam pumpkin


  1. Prime pumpkin with Multi-Purpose Sealer.
  2. Paint entire pumpkin Shimmering Silver, dowel Lamp Black, and hands Champagne Gold.
  3. Use 1" flat brush and Champagne Gold to paint large rectangle for mouth area.
  4. Paint two small squares using Olive Green.
  5. Use foam pouncer and Lamp Black to stamp eye pupils inside squares.
  6. Use brush handle and Snow White to dot eye highlights.
  7. Use 6 chisel blender brush to paint Lamp Black eyebrows and mouth.
  8. Use brush handle end and Lamp Black to dot around edge of mouth area.
  9. Mist with Americana Matte Sealer Spray.
  10. To assemble: Punch holes for dowel as desired in pumpkin sides. Thread dowel through pumpkin. Push hands onto dowel ends and secure with glue. Punch hole in stem area for antenna. Insert antenna and secure with glue. Punch holes for wheels. Push wheels into place or adhere with glue.

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Let dry between steps.

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