HOW TO MAKE CARROTS USING BUTTONS!
I love the way this adorable button carrot turned out! And the best part is...it was FREE! I used items out of my stash to create this tier tray carrot.
- I used a piece of thread and feed the thread thru the buttonholes to secure them.
- I started with the smallest button at the bottom and worked my way up to the largest button. This gave them a carrot shape.
- Once I was finished stringing the buttons I took them outside and spray painted them with orange spray paint and let them dry.
- After the paint was dry I glued more of the grass I had died on the top of the buttons and used twine to create a small bow.
To make the greenery at the top of the carrot I cut some pieces off of a Dollar Tree Hula Skirt, a plastic cup with some water, and some green acrylic paint.
- I put some of the paint into the water and mixed it well.
- I cut pieces off of the Hula skirt and placed them in the water and paint mixture.
- I let it sit for a few minutes and then took it out and left it on a piece of wax paper to dry.
Once the grass was dry I secured it to the buttons with glue.
Looking for more Easter & Spring Decor Inspiration? Check out my other Easter & Spring tutorials!
WATCH THE VIDEO TO SEE HOW I CREATED 4 DIFFERENT STYLES OF CARROTS USING ITEMS FROM MY STASH!
- Raffia Hula Skirt
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