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SAVE MONEY: How to Make a Wooden Jack-O-Lantern Decoration with Chalkboard Paint

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I always debate when to ditch a decoration. My kids are still only eight and ten. I have to keep some of the festive decor around because before you know it, they’ll be off the college. To give the decoration a bit of interest, I had my kids jazz them up a bit with chalkboard paint.
Materials:
Wooden Pumpkin
Contact Paper
Scissors
Chalkboard Paint
Marker
Get a wooden pumpkin from your local craft store.
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Get some contact paper, scissors and a permanent marker.

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Draw squares or desired shapes on the contact paper. Use the lines as a guide.

PictureCut out the shapes carefully. If it’s not straight, it will show.
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Adhere the contact paper to the pumpkin. Make sure to flatten the paper so the paint doesn’t seep through. Then spray with chalkboard paint.

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Once dry, touch up any edges with the permanent marker if neccessary.
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Get some chalk and make a jack-o-lantern.

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