Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Spin Art Christmas Trees

We Love Spin Art here and we have done quite a few posts on it! Here is another one to add to our collection: Spin Art Christmas Trees!  Here are some of our beauties.  I like the whimsical look of them!  Find out how we made them below.

We used a salad spinner for our spin art this time!  We cut a paper plate to fit our spinner first and squirted paint in shades of green, yellow, blue, gold, and white.  Then we put on the lid and let it spin.

The only disadvantage to using a salad spinner is that you can't see the art being created, but it can create a larger finished project.  So the salad spinner was perfect for this project.

Here are our Beautiful Results:

After letting the spin art dry we cut a circle in half like this.

Then to create all the parts of the tree,  we made half circles successively smaller like this.  The large pieces for the bottom, and smallest for the top.  We shaped these pieces into cone shapes and use staples to hold the cones.

Here are our undecorated trees. Very cute too!  I didn't glue the cones together, but you could!

I just LOVE these little trees!  We used sequin and spangleswith white glue to decorate our trees!

These trees make me so Happy!!!! I hope they make you happy too!

Happy Holidays!!!

Other Spin Art posts:

Spin Art Without the Spinner

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  1. OMG, we need to make these! LOVE THEM!

  2. These are so cute! I need to break out the salad spinner and try these tomorrow! Awesome idea :-)

  3. SUCH a fun project! This would put my salad spinner to use!

  4. I LOVE these! Thanks for sharing.

  5. We LOVE spin art too but have never thought of these! They are wonderful!!!

  6. These are super duper gorgeous! Can't stop marveling!
    Pinned it instantly - on my "Creative Christmas Fun" board!

  7. oh my it's beautiful, all children should have moms like you, what a beautiful world we'd have, atta girl! very very beautiful

  8. what a great idea! we working on spin art right now too. i was thinking of making them into ornaments or a garland.

  9. Can't wait to try this one out!!!

  10. They came out good! Have to buy a Salad spinner:-)You can make a forest of trees!

  11. These are so lovely, they look amazing and so much fun for little hands. We've just recently got a salad spinner and had so much fun making planets, but we definitely need to get it out again to give this a go. Thanks for sharing.


  12. Thanks for all the great comments....they are my fav Christmas project so far!

  13. Melissa,
    These are very beautiful.
    What a great idea!

  14. I have never seen spin art before, in fact I have never heard of it. What an amazing result.

  15. This is so wonderful! Now I know what to use my salad spinner for!