Oct 13 11
by cara
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Autumn Cork Painting

Here’s a quick fall craft The Littlest Apple and I did the other day using corks, inspired by Pinterest.  This isn’t our first time using corks to paint..we used them last year for our Indian Corn Painting, too.

First, I cut a tree form out of brown construction paper and glued it to the white paper.  You could also paint the tree and then wait for it to dry, but we were being impatient.  Then I presented some fall paint colors and corks of different sizes to paint with.

The Littlest Apple decided that most of the leaves had fallen off of his tree already…

I couldn’t resist making my own.  This was lots of fun!

So easy, but so beautiful!

I’m sharing this activity with…

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  • Courtney

    this looks like a totally fun activity!! I will need to get my wine drinking on in order to get some corks :)

  • Kelly

    Very neat!  Found you at Sun Scholars!

    Kelly 
    herecomesthesun-kelly.blogspot.com

  • Anonymous

    Love the cork painting!!  Awesome craft, and I love how you made fall trees! Fantastic job! :)

  • http://www.homeroutines.com Rosie W

    Ohhh that is so lovely! I will have to remember it come Autumn here in New Zealand – or maybe I’ll go for a spring growth  palette of greens and some tissue paper blossoms

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  • http://www.livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com Beth

    Never thought of using cork – very fun! I’ll have to try it. I am starting a Linky Party if you want to link up at http://livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com/2011/10/first-ever-linky-party.html

  • Messforless

    I love this idea and wanted you know it inspired me to do my own version with my girls.  I have linked up your page to my blog post.  http://www.messforless.net/2011/10/apples-two-ways.html
    Thanks!
    Vicky

  • http://kidsfunblog.com/damper-and-campfire-recipes/ Carolyn

    I love the tree…the corks are an excellent way to encourage different effects in painting. Fantastic.

  • Jdaniel4smom

    What a lovely tree!  I hope you will link this post to my Thanksgiving Traditions link up!

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  • http://theiowafarmerswife.com/ The Iowa Farmer’s Wife

    I love love love this idea!! 

  • Jennifer Haas

    Oh my gosh! Your blog is so cute! I can’t believe I haven’t found it before now. So Glad I did :) Love this project. We have a bazillion corks. What a great idea! Pinning this :) Following you now too. Would love to have you stop by and visit the blog. http://www.plainvanillamom.com

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  • Jaimi Erickson

    This is a really cute, frugal idea. My kind of fun! We will definitely be doing this next Fall.

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  • Angie Hughes

    My son and I did this together yesterday–perfect Sunday project. Thanks!

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