1. You'll need puffed rice squares, rolled wafers and gel tube icing in an assortment of colours.
2. Poke the end of a wooden spoon into the bottom of each square to make a hole, insert a wafer.
3. Squeeze gel icing onto the tips of the paintbrush so they look freshly dipped.
A version of this article appeared in our November 2013 issue with the headline "Art party," p. 28.