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Branch Out

These twig toppers add a whimsical touch to gifts (or place settings), and you probably already have most of the supplies.

Photography: Burcu Avsar

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2013


Multi-surface satin-finish acrylic paint, by Martha Stewart Crafts, in Party Streamer, Pond, Arrowhead, and Granny Smith, $2 for 2 oz.,


  • Small twigs

  • Sandpaper

  • Craft paint

  • Tinsel garland

  • Scissors

  • Glue


  1. First collect a few small twigs and lightly sand them, then brush on a coat of craft paint.

  2. Tightly roll small pieces of tinsel garland into pom-poms, trim them to size, and glue them to the twigs.

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