Make this: Painted wooden flower garland DIY tutorial

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'How to paint a spring wooden flower garland'

Hello, fellow admirers of all things whimsical and nature-inspired! Are you ready to infuse your living space with the cozy, cottagecore style aesthetic that's been sweeping the design world? Well, you're in luck because today, we're diving into a delightful DIY project that embodies all the charm of a countryside cottage garden – painting a wood flower garland!

As the sun begins to warm the earth and flowers start to bloom, there's no better time to bring a touch of springtime bliss into your home decor. And what better way to do it than with a hand-painted wood flower garland? Not only is it a fun and creative project, but it also adds a pop of color and natural beauty to any space.


Wooden flowers
Cup of water

First things first, you'll need a wood flower garland. These lovely pieces are available online, and they provide the perfect canvas for your artistic endeavors. Next, gather an assortment of paints in hues inspired by springtime blooms – think soft pastels, vibrant hues, and everything in between.

Experiment with different color combinations to create a design that reflects your personal style and the beauty of nature. Whether you opt for a simple and elegant motif or a more intricate and whimsical pattern, let your imagination be your guide.

For watercolor paints, dip your brush in the water and swipe against the rim of the cup to get rid of excess water. Swirl your wet brush in the dry watercolor to activate the watercolor paint. Apply paint on the wooden mushrooms. One coat will leave a stained rustic look, but once they’ve dried you can add another layer for a more solid look if you would like. For acrylic paints, all you need to do is apply the paint with your paintbrush and let them dry.

 Once your garland is complete, allow it to dry completely before hanging it in your desired location. Whether it adorns a mantel, graces a doorway, or adds a pop of color to a blank wall, your painted wood flower garland is sure to bring joy and delight to any space. Another option is to make ornaments as shown in the second photo.

Happy painting, my fellow nature lovers, and may your home be filled with the vibrant colors of springtime blooms!

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