Thursday, November 17, 2011

Quick and Easy Christmas Decorations

Quick and Easy Christmas Decorations
Microphone Small Stand Blue and Green Graphic bag(no skills required!)

For the fastest version, you will need:

Assorted pinecones
Spray paint in different colors
Yarn or string

To make:
Fast version-Take cleaned and dried pine cones and place them on a covered and ventilated work surface. Spray each pinecone with a different spray paint. Tie a piece of string or yarn in loop around the top of the pinecone when dried. Viola! Hang from tree when dried completely!
Fancier version-As above, but use glitter and sprinkle liberally into the spraypaint while still wait (you’ll have to work FAST). Shake the excess glitter off when dried. Gold and silver look great!
Cheating fancier version-Use spraypaint that already has glitter in it!
Time consuming version-As above, but add embellishments , using the white glue to hold them on. Stickers, pom poms, sequins, seashells, the possibilities are endless! Or forego the spraypaint and paint with acrylic colors. Follow with a clear coat of fixative (spray paint works as well as the artist types). Older kids especially love this version!

Besides hanging off the tree, you can hang these all around the house. If desired, you can also spritz with fragrance (cinnamon works well as a holiday scent) and display in a bowl on a counter or table. Quick and easy to do for all ages!
Please supervise children, and only spraypaint in a well ventilated area. Wear gloves if you don’t want paint on your hands.
Enjoy your holidays!

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