I was recently playing with some bottle brush trees (the Tim Holtz brand) that I ordered through ScrapMuch?, they are all white and while I love them, I did want to add colour to one in particular for a specific project.
I must admit that I was a little nervous / intimidated - but do you know what? It is so super simple!
You will need some mist in a colour that you love, and some washi tape. Tape off the stand of the tree so that you do not get mist on it.
I worked in my kitchen sink, it is stainless and I knew I would be cleaning up fast so I wasn't worried about marking it. I did lay some paper towel in the bottom of the sink as I didn't want the mist going into our septic system. You could always use an old cardboard box, too.
After misting, I left my tree on a fresh paper towel for about twenty minutes, to dry.
I love the watery green colour!
My tree became part of a Christmas ornament! I love it!
I created a (very) short video on the dying process. I actually thought it was going to be a bit more involved, but feel free to watch all 22 seconds of the process! ha!
My apologies for the lack of focus, I still need to dig out the tripod (not unpacked yet) and I was struggling to juggle the camera and mist at the same time - good thing I wasn't chewing gum! ha!
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