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Halloween Stencils to Carve a Faux Pumpkin


Stencil some spooky spirit into your home with a carved faux pumpkin! Try any of our bendable mylar Halloween Stencils that are available in multiple sizes and can fit a variety of pumpkins! Below are the supplies you will need for this project:

supplies to stencil a pumpkin

Step 1: Place your stencil on top of your pumpkin and trace with a sharpie. Following the sharpie lines start cutting with a carving knife.

outline the pumpkin stencil first before carving

2Step 2: Remove the carved shape and sand the edges with a medium grit sanding paper.

remove the carved piece gently from the pumpkin

sand the edges of the Halloween stencil on the pumpkinStep 3: Replace the stencil. Apply black stencil size to the design elements of your stencil that were not carved. We also applied the size to the stem. Two coats will be needed and allow 10 min between coats.


carved stenciled pumpkin

Step 4: When size becomes tacky, approx. 10 minutes later, apply silver leaf to the stem, stars and moon.

add silver leafing to the pumpkin

Step 5: Buff using a lamb’s wool or soft rag. You can also apply a coat of clear wax or top coat to protect the gilded areas.

cat and moon stenciled pumpkinThis cute stenciled cat design is purr-fect for your Halloween home decor!

stenciled cat in a pumpkin

Can’t seem to get enough of Halloween Stencils? See what we are howling about on our Halloween Stencil Collection as well as our Halloween Stencil Hideout page! It’s to die for…

We can’t wait to see your terror-ific Halloween stencil projects! Email us at projects@royaldesignstudio.com or tag us on Instagram with #royaldesignstudio.

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