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Pumpkin Handmade Ornament

Who says Christmas is the only holiday for handmade ornaments? Bring some shiny, dainty touches to your Halloween home decorating with the Pumpkin Handmade Ornament tutorial. This cute and festive idea will show you how to make one of the most unique ornament crafts around. Using a familiar ornament making technique, any crafter should be able to get this one done with ease. But if you’re new to the game, don’t fret! The directions will take you through each step and leave you happy with your latest handmade ornament.




  • Duncan® Concepts® Underglazes for Bisque
    • CN 042 Bright Papaya
    • CN 074 Really Red
    • CN 232 Bright Briarwood
  • Signature Brushes
    • SB 806 No. 6 Round         
    • SB 807 No. 6 Fan Glaze         
  • Duncan® Pure Brilliance® Clear Glaze
  • Paper towel
  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Stand to hold ornament


  1. Wipe ornament with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Remove hanger from ornament.
  3. Brush three coats Bright Papaya to ornament to create pumpkin base. Let dry.
  4. Use pencil to very lightly freehand lines on pumpkin.
  5. Mix a small amount of Bright Briarwood and a touch of Really Red into the Bright Papaya to create a deeper shade of red-orange.
  6. Using No. 6 brush, paint the pencil lines with above mixture. Dip brush in a little water and blend into the orange to create pumpkin segments. Repeat around ornament. Let dry.
  7. Create a darker shade by mixing Bright Briarwood with Really Red. Paint a line within the above shaded areas to add dimension to pumpkin segments.
  8. Pounce a light coat of Pure Brilliance to ornament. Let dry.
  9. Use ornament stilt to hold ornament in place. Fire to cone 06.
  10. Insert hanger.
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