These are lovely as part of a table setting or as finishing touches on special gifts.
"Every year, my younger sister and I received presents from my grandmother, each embellished with a wishbone that was spray-painted gold. This year, I decided to give this symbol of good luck an update, using a more contemporary palette for the craft."
- Eric Pike, editor in chief
Multisurface craft paint, $2 for 2 oz., and liquid gilding, $7 for 3/4 oz.; by Martha Stewart Crafts, michaels.com
- Acrylic craft paint
- Gold paint
Clean and dry wishbones, then lightly sand them.
Brush on two coats of acrylic craft paint, let dry, and then dip them in gold paint for accents.