Pretty festive fruits for a Thanksgiving table

A step by step do-it-yourself idea perfect for holiday mantels and centrepieces.

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Photo by Roberto Caruso

Photo by Roberto Caruso

Step by Step

You will need: Apples and pears, white spray paint, gold paint, container, empty egg carton.

Photo by Roberto Caruso

Photo by Roberto Caruso

1. Spray your fruits with white spray paint in a well-ventilated area and allow to dry.

Photo by Roberto Caruso

Photo by Roberto Caruso

2. Pour gold paint into a container and dip each piece of fruit to your desired height.

Photo by Roberto Caruso

Photo by Roberto Caruso

3. Use an empty egg carton to dry the dipped fruits, allowing the excess paint to drip through.

Tip: If you want a more natural look keep the stem unpainted. 

3 comments on “Pretty festive fruits for a Thanksgiving table

  1. Great idea but I wonder if it would make the fruit last longer, or just throw out after the holiday…

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  2. I don’t like this idea as it is a waste of good fruit. Perhaps this could be done with edible products such as marzipan dip or some other dip that can turn hard when dry!

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