I opened up the new package and they clanged together – and Viola…. I guess I should thank the kids. Nah!”
by Twila Lenoir
- Set of 4 metal measuring cups
- Wire Whisk
- Acrylic paint
- A sealer
- Fishing line
Start by choosing the different colors of flowers that you want to decorate your measuring cups. I picked yellow, blue, white and purple; one color of flower for each cup.
You don’t have to prime the cups before painting. Paint green lines around the sides of each cup, as illustrated below. Then paint on a little leaf. Make 5 little dots in circle and an orange dot in the center for a flower.
For the inside and bottom of the cups, paint a bigger flower in the same color. as illustrated above. Don’t be afraid to paint; it’s really simple to do (just like when we were kids).
Also paint the neck of whisk. I chose green.
Let all dry. And spray or brush on a sealer. Let dry.
Tie the fishing line to each hole on the cups. Mine had holes on the handle, but if yours doesn’t, just drill a hole or take a hammer and nail and make a hole.
String each cup to the whisk and knot off. You may wish to vary the length of the strings, so that the cups fall in a descending line, as shown in our photos.