Friday, December 2, 2011

Paintbrush Ornaments

I recently created these paintbrush ornaments for a friend who loves to paint!  These were so fun to do!
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I started with inexpensive paint brushes from Home Depot, and taped them off for painting.
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I chose these colors for the handles and applied with a foam brush:
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After this dried, I covered the wooden handles and taped off the brush areas and spray painted the metal section using Rust-oleum spray paints:
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After the base coats were all applied, I painted on the snowman face and then finished by hot gluing embellishments from my craft stash.
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Finally, I added coordinating ribbon to the handles so they can easily hang on the tree.
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16 comments:

  1. these are soooooo cute!!!!!
    Emily
    domesticdeadline.blogspot.com

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  2. Lori, these are so CUTE! They caught my eye right away over at SNS. I just saw a pack of chip brushes at Big Lots. I'm going to pick some up and give them to my daughters after showing them this post. One of my girls is artsy, I think she'll really run with this idea. ;)

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  3. monna from indianaDecember 5, 2011 at 6:09 PM

    Thanks ...I really love these!

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  4. ohhhhh super cute and creative!!! love it!

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  5. I got chills, these are so awesome!!

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  6. These are sooo cute and easy to create !! Thank You for posting them

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  7. Hi there! I thought that this was so great that I featured it in my "100 Jolly Christmas Crafts & Decorations"! Have a great day! http://www.aspectacledowl.com/100-christmas-crafts-decorations/

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  8. These are the cutest ornaments I've seen yet! I included them in my round up of 50 Handmade Christmas Ornaments. :) XOXO
    http://www.thegirlcreative.com/2012/11/50-handmade-christmas-ornaments.html

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  9. Fabulous idea! Love them, thanks for sharing x

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  10. Great idea, could use for artist, scrapbookers and card makers too. Thanks for the painting directions, I would not think to paint the metal with the spray paint. TFS.

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  11. I love these!! I have featured them on my Top 10 DIY Ornament Roundup on 11/28 marriedandhungryblog.blogspot.com

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  12. These paintbrush ornaments are adorable! Thanks!!!

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  13. Such a super unique idea! I'm doing a diy ornament round up and am including these. I hope that's alright!

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