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Apple Barrel Poured Trees

Decorate with fun and colorful cone trees to add color to your mantel this holiday. Paint pour cone trees to match your holiday color scheme for added charm to your holiday festivities. Great project for the kids!

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At a Glance:

Project #15636 Skill Level: Beginner

Plaid Supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors Acrylic Paint 16 Color Set - PROMOABIII

Number Needed: 1 $15.99
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Apple Barrel ® Pouring Medium, 8 oz. - 44839

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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Other Supplies

  • Paper Mache Cones
  • Cups
  • Wood Craft Sticks/ Disposable Flatware
  • Poster Board/ Newspaper/ Non-stick pan


Poured Cones

  1. In a 1:1 ratio, mix your Apple Barrel paint with your Apple Barrel Pouring Medium.
  2. Pour your pouring mixtures straight onto your paper mache cones. Pour a mix of 2-3 colors on each cone.
  3. Let the cones dry.

Colorful Winter Animals

  1. Use your flat brush to basecoat your toy animals with your favorite Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint colors.

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Related FAQs

Yes, Apple Barrels paints can be mixed to create a new color value or hue. 
Yes, Apple Barrel Paints are perfect for school projects – they are the best paint on the market to paint on Styrofoam! Apple Barrel Paints are also perfect for “mom and me” projects or for the general basic crafter.
Yes, you can use Apple Barrel paint on plaster. However, because plaster is very porous and sometimes dusty, you will need to first seal the piece with a clear acrylic matte spray sealer.

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Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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