No-carve pumpkin: Doodle gourd

Your kids will have tons of fun letting their creativity flow with this metallic no-carve pumpkin.

No-carve pumpkin: Doodle gourd

Photo: Roberto Caruso, Prop+Craft Styling: Rayna Schwartz

Materials 1 medium pumpkin Metallic gold Spray paint White dimensional fabric paint Black dimensional fabric paint

Directions 1. Spray-paint the pumpkin and stem gold. Let dry, about 1 hour.

2. Draw a henna-like design on your pumpkin using white and black dimensional fabric paint. Let dry completely.

A version of this article appeared in our October 2015 issue with the headline “Smashing pumpkins,” pp. 77-82.

This article was originally published on Oct 01, 2015

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Amy is a freelance writer and editor based in Toronto, Ontario. Her work can also be found in publications like Chatelaine, Toronto Life and The Globe and Mail

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