Faux Flowers: A Fall Wall-Decor Craft
Combine paint colors for custom hues. We added a little brown to yellow for a rich gold tone.
Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 2015
Acrylic craft paint, in various colors ($2, in Chestnut Brown and Pollen, by Martha Stewart Crafts, michaels.com)
Wooden flowers (4", $13 for 12, ecoflower.com)
Hot-glue gun ($15, by Martha Stewart Crafts, michaels.com)
Hanging basket (10", $11, kpcreek.com)
Thin paint with a little water to the consistency of heavy cream. Immerse flowers in paint until completely coated. Remove; let excess paint drip off. Set on newspaper; let dry completely.
Hot-glue flowers, pinecones, pods, and acorns to dried twigs as desired. Arrange in basket.