Pumpkin Challenge: Old-School Image Transfer Pumpkin

This vintage look was achieved using an old school image transfer method. You’ll love the results!

My Halloween decor style can be described in three words: Wednesday Addams Wannabe. I prefer to avoid sexy nurse costumes, zombies, and October’s excess of orange jack-o’-lanterns in favor of black, white, and bleak. There’s just something so elegant about tombstones and skull etchings, am I right? 

So when several of us were challenged to design a Halloween craft pumpkin, I thought it only appropriate to stay true to my style. That’s where I got the idea for this decoupaged pumpkin. The old school image transfer technique gives the object an imperfect, antiqued look that I think is oh-so elegant–just the thing to dress up your mantle or centerpiece. And the best part is, foam pumpkins can be packed away to use year after year! 

Click here to get the step-by-step instructions. 

Check out all the pumpkins from this Made + Remade Blogger Challenge and vote for your favorite, click here! 

Don’t forget to vote for your favorite pumpkin project! Inspired to create your own pumpkin masterpiece? Boo it yourself™ and save on supplies at Michaels, including craft pumpkins in six colors and seven shapes and sizes. Find ideas and inspiration at michaels.com/halloween and #MadeWithMichaels.

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