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Altered Cutting Board using Perfect Paints

Altered cutting boards using perfect paints shimmering matte acrylic paints
Pumpkin cutting boards

Hi everyone!! Are you enjoying the beginning of Fall? I know I is one of my favorite seasons. And then it becomes one of my favorite times of the year to decorate! Today I wanted to share how easy it is to alter a cutting board. We were out shopping when I found these cute little cutting boards. I knew right away what I wanted to do and the whole craft process took about an hour!

Here are the supplies used:

  • Rustoleum Orange Spray paint

  • Appel Barrel Spiced Carrot, Brown and Black craft paint

  • Raffia

  • 49 & Market Serenity Tranquil

  • Hot Glue

  • Perfect Paints Shimmering Matte Acryliccs - Red Wagon, Vintage Patina, Halo and Beehive

Ready??? I promise this is so simple and quick!

First, I taped up the handles of the cutting boards so that I did not get spray paint on them. Take the Rustoleum spray paint and cover the top and sides of the cutting board really well. If there is an image on your cutting board just take some sandpaper and sand it off before painting.

Wooden cutting boards
Wooden cutting boards

Once the paint has dried, I took the Brown and spiced carrot paint and just started adding lowlights so that it looked more like a pumpkin. While everything is still wet, I then added some Red Wagon into the lowlights. It's such a pretty color and blends so well! This is also the perfect time to add some Beehive for highlights. Keep adding until you have the look you are going for. Set aside and then start on the leaves.

Painting the cutting board using Perfect Paints Shimmering Matte Acrylics
Painting the cutting board

I used some 49 & Market Serenity Tranquil scraps that I had left over from another project and cut out 4 leaves. Then I took the Vintage Patina and brushed it all over the leaves. I love how it has a gold touch to it. Curve up some of the edges and set aside to dry.

Painting paper leaves using Vintage Patina Shimmering Acrylic Paints
Painting paper leaves using Vintage Patina Shimmering Acrylic Paints

I then hand painted the face and added some Halo for highlights in the eyes and mouth. Paint the stem brown. Now it is time to put it all together!!

  1. Add Raffia around the stem and tie.

  2. Using the hot glue add a few leaves to each pumpkin and tuck down into the Raffia.

  3. Touch up with any further highlights

Adorable altered cutting board pumpkins!
Adorable altered cutting board pumpkins!

Adorable wooden pumpkin
Adorable wooden pumpkin

Happy Fall,



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