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DIY Painted Spoon

This is the perfect craft for anyone who loves to cook up a storm!

By Today's Parent staff
DIY Painted Spoon

Photo: Daniel Harrison

Once painted and inscribed with your chosen saying, these painted wooden spoons are not only a perfect decoration, but a perfect gift.

What about one of these quotes?

"Everything you see, I owe to spaghetti." Sophia Loren

"A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand." Barbara Johnson

Painted Wooden Spoon

Materials: - Wooden spoon - Acrylic-based primer - Acrylic enamel paint or other waterproof paint - Paintbrushes - Marker

Directions: 1. Paint the handle of the wooden spoon with primer and allow to dry. 2. Paint the primed area of the handle in the colour of your choice; let dry. 3. Use a permanent marker (we like fine-tipped ones) to write your saying on the dry handle.

Note: Once primed and painted, these spoons should be not be used for preparation. Try presenting it in a shadow box or with a ribbon tied onto the handle (you may need to drill a hole through it) so it can be hung up in the kitchen.

This article was originally published on Apr 11, 2013

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