Decoupage Halloween Treat Bowl

Smoothfoam Halloween Treat Bowl with Watermark

I made this decoupage Halloween Treat Bowl with the help of my 4-year-old grandson, Nick.  (It may or may not have gone a little quicker without his help.)  Since Halloween is for the kids anyway, it didn’t matter if the paper was perfectly smooth.

Confession:  I’m a little bit of a craft hoarder.  (neatly contained though)  I have been hanging onto this Martha Stewart Halloween tissue paper for a few years.  I guess I’ve been waiting for just the perfect project like this one.

Smoothfoam Halloween Treat Bowl Products with Watermark

To make the project you’re going to need a few simple ingredients:

  • 12″ Smoothfoam half-ball
  • Mod Podge Gloss Lustre
  • Halloween-themed tissue paper
  • Foam Brush or Small Paintbrush
  • Eager 4-year-old  (optional)

Cut the tissue paper into small squares.  I started with 3″ squares and added some random sizes. Decoupage the tissue paper onto the half ball with Mod Podge

Smoothfoam Halloween Treat Bowl Bottom

Tip:  For my bowl, I started on the bottom and worked my way up.  At the time, I thought it was a good idea. By the time I got to the top of the bowl I was getting a little more random in how I placed my tissue paper. Next time I think I’ll start at the top of the bowl and work my way down. I really like the way the bottom turned out.

Smoothfoam Halloween Treat Bowl with Watermark 2

Fill with treats and enjoy.  (don’t forget to buy an extra bag or two for yourself)

Disclosure:  This project was created for and sponsored by Smoothfoam.

Make Wedding Place Settings with Smoothfoam

The Bride and Groom Place setting  is a cute way to identify where the bride and groom will sit for dinner!

To make the Bride and Groom Place Settings you’ll need…            (*affiliate link)

4″ Smoothfoam ball
Smoothfoam sheet (any size)
Stick ‘n Carve*
Hot Wire Foam Cutter*
Sandpaper, paint brush
Craft paints – black and white
Mod Podge Gloss Finish*
Stickles Glitter Glue, Diamond*
2 wood dowels
Gold Paint Marker*
“Story of Us” stickers

  1. Draw, trace or print the outlines of a dress and bow tie on to the transfer paper, then stick the paper to a sheet of Smoothfoam.
  2. Cut out the images with the foam cutter, through the transfer paper.
  3. Remove the transfer paper and sand the edges of the foam as needed. Paint the bow tie black and paint the dress white.
  4. Cut the Smoothfoam ball in half then paint one half black and paint the other half white.
  5. After the paint is dry, coat each piece with Mod Podge (gloss finish).
  6. Embellish the surface of the dress and ball with glitter glue for extra sparkle.
  7. Cut each dowel to the appropriate size so the markers are the same height as shown. Paint the dowels with a gold paint pen and insert into the foam, connecting each piece to its base.
  8. Embellish each marker with stickers and bling.

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