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Haunted House

Supplies

  • Pumpkin
  • Printed stencil
  • Tape
  • Scoop
  • Poker
  • Knife
  • Battery-operated votive candle

Instructions

  1. Carefully carve a large hole in the top of your pumpkin so you can scoop out the pulp.
  2. Print out the pumpkin stencil. You may need to resize your stencil via printer or copy machine to fit your pumpkin.
  3. Using a pencil, cover the back of the stencil with graphite. Tape your stencil to the pumpkin, graphite face down. Use a pencil to trace the haunted house. This will transfer the design onto the pumpkin from the graphite on the back of your stencil.
  4. Remove the paper stencil to reveal the design transferred onto the pumpkin.
  5. Begin carving out the haunted house windows on your pumpkin, starting at the center of your design and working outward. Carefully remove the cut pumpkin shapes.
  6. Use acrylic paint to paint the haunted house shape. Allow time for the paint to dry.
  7. Insert a battery-operated votive candle in the base of the pumpkin. Replace the top of the pumpkin and enjoy.

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