Pretty Painted Gourds for Your Fall Table

Personalize dried gourds with bright shades of milk paint. Use this simple step-by-step tutorial to fashion you own versions for a vibrant fall display.

Personalize dried gourds with bright shades of milk paint. Use this simple step-by-step tutorial to fashion you own versions for a vibrant fall display.

Keep your fall tabletop display sweet and simple with this quick and easy DIY idea. Use milk paint to add simple stripes to dried gourds and fill with dried leaves or a fresh bouquet to harness the season in your home.

Materials

  • Dried gourds
  • Liquid milk or chalk paints
  • Foam brushes
  • Clear top coat
  • Screwdriver
  • Hand saw
  • Stir stick

How To

  1. Remove top of gourd with hand saw
  2. Stir milk paint
  3. Paint base of gourd
  4. Let dry
  5. Stir clear coat
  6. Apply to entire gourd
  7. Let dry

How-To:

1.       Remove top of gourd with hand saw

2.       Stir milk paint

3.       Paint base of gourd

4.       Let dry

5.       Stir clear coat

6.       Apply to entire gourd

7.       Let dry

How-To:

1.       Remove top of gourd with hand saw

2.       Stir milk paint

3.       Paint base of gourd

4.       Let dry

5.       Stir clear coat

6.       Apply to entire gourd

7.       Let dry

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