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How to make your own twig bowl

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The latest in home trends is all about organic shapes and nature-inspired.

This twig bowl is a stylish nod to nature and the perfect place to keep your knick knacks.

Make and twig bowl for easter

You will need:

  • Packet of modelling clay (from art supply stores)
  • Resene testpots in your choice of colours; we used Resene Cararra and Resene Gold Dust
  • Plastic bowl
  • Baking paper
  • Knife and scissors
  • Resene testpot brush

Top tip:  You can easily update the bowl and its contents to suit the time of year – paint the tips with Resene Pohutukawa and add Christmas baubles in December or for everyday use add some bright and colourful small fruit.

Step by step instructions

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Step one: Using the modelling clay, as per the packet instructions, roll several long ‘twigs’.

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Step 2

Step two: Place the plastic bowl upside down on some baking paper, then drape the ‘twigs’ over the bowl in a random star–like pattern.

Step three: Trim any long or unsightly ends. Leave the ‘twigs’ to dry.

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Finished twig bowl

Step four: Once it’s dry, turn the bowl right side up and paint all over with Resene Cararra. Leave to dry.

Step five: Paint the ends of the ‘twigs’ in Resene Gold Dust from the Resene Metallics and Special Effects range. Fill with chocolate eggs, and get ready for Easter.

Project by Nikki Astwood

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