This metallic leaf design is made using an easy-peasy foiling technique. More sleek than spooky, these pumpkins will look at home on your front porch or dining table.

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How to do it

Part 1

leaf pumpkin how-to
Step 1

Trace or draw a leaf on a pumpkin, and fill in shape with metal-leaf adhesive. Wait 5 minutes for adhesive to get tacky.

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Step 2

Place a gilding sheet over leaf shape and brush with a dry brush. The sheet will stick to the adhesive and disintegrate around it, so a metallic leaf remains.

Step 3

Repeat all over pumpkin; paint stem gold with craft paint. Let dry, then arrange on a bed of extra cutout foil leaves.

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