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Lilac bunch

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This springtime craft will add a touch of purple to your decor.

1. Gather your material. You will need blue, white, and red paint, white cardboard, green felt, a small tree branch, aluminum foil, scissors, white glue, and several Q-tips.


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2. Glue the tree branch diagonally on the white cardboard.


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3. In a pie plate or container, combine the red, white, and blue paint to create a light purple color. You will most likely have to add a small amount of each color until you find the right shade, but this step is all part of the fun!


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4. Dip both ends of each Q-tip in the purple paint and turn them until they are completely purple.


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5. Let the Q-tips dry on a sheet of aluminum foil. Depending on the layer of paint applied, you may have to wait until the next day to continue your project.


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6. Cut leaf shapes out of the green felt.


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7. Cut the ends off the Q-tips.


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8. Keep only the purple tips.


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9. Apply white glue on both sides of your tree branch in a zigzag motion and press the purple tips in the glue.


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10. Add the felt leaves.


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11. Cut around the contour of your lilac bunch. If each child makes his own lilac bunch, glue them on a wall to represent a lilac bush. It will make the perfect May decoration!


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Patricia-Ann Morisson

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