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I’m going to show you how to paint branches to create really beautiful wedding decorations. This is a little centerpiece I came up with and it started just a branch and a box. And here we have a gorgeous, elegant centerpiece that’s going to look great at your wedding. It’s very simple, it’s very inexpensive and it’s going to take you about 15 minutes.

You’re just going to start off with a blank Manzanita branch and a blank wooden box. You can pick up the two items for about 15 dollars at your local craft store. And the first step is securing them together. So, you’re going to pre-drill the bottom of the box, then pre-drill the branch and then, connect the two together with a self tapping wood screw.

Next, we’re going to do a little bit of spray painting. I’ve selected a metallic gold color here. This is actually just wood and metal spray paint. You can pick it up at any Home Dept. And now, I’m just going to put a light coat over the entire tree, the tree and the box. And after that dries, I’m going to do a second coat. The secret with spray paint is that you never want to put it on too heavy, otherwise it gets all gloppy ad gluey looking.

So, you always want to do a light coat. And if you need to apply additional coverage, then do a second coat after letting the first coat dry. And there you have it, a beautiful wedding decoration. And I hope you’ve enjoyed how we can paint these branches and create a gorgeous wedding centerpiece.