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Pumpkin Window Clings Craft

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Things You'll Need

  • Orange tissue paper for pumpkins
  • White tissue paper for ghosts
  • Printed facial features and accessories
  • Scissors
  • Adhesive backed paper or paper and glue
  • Clear repositionable plastic film - must be repositionable
  • Crayons, colored pencils or markers
  • Black marker
  • Orange, white and yellow acrylic craft paint (optional)
  • Paint brush about 1" wide (optional)

How to Make

  • Cut pattern out for a pumpkin or create your own pattern.

  • Crumple tissue paper to create texture.

  • Straighten tissue paper and lay flat.

  • Trace outside line of pumpkin design on tissue paper and cut using scissors.

  • Chose facial features and apply using glue or remove adhesive backing and apply.

  • Add color to face and accessories using marker or paint.

  • Use paint and brush to highlight the background and to accentuate texture (work paint well into the bristles and use light pressure - optional).

  • Outline the pumpkin or ghost with broken lines of black marker.

  • Lay design on paper side of repositionable film, then trace around outside edge leaving a 2" border.

  • Cut along the outside line of the design.

  • Remove paper backing and lay film sticky side up.

  • Position the ghost or pumpkin face up in the center (if applying to a wall or mirror, place ghost or pumpkin face down).

  • To decorate, rub the border edge securely in place.

  • To store, place on the shiny side of freezer paper, roll and secure with a rubber band.

  • Note: Check your local craft supply store for materials.