1.14.2011

How to Make a Chocolate Covered Strawberry and Not Gain a Pound










Well, I am kind of telling the truth.

Hobby Lobby had marked down
the fake fruit 50% off this week.

I was needing something red
to fill my glass jar  for
Valentine's Day!



Strawberries sounded scrumptious!


4 bags of strawberries later
and it occurred to me that
the strawberries needed something.

CHOCOLATE of course!



Here are the steps to make your own:


Supplies needed:


  • Plastic fruit
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Brownstone Glitter
  • Americana Acrylic Paint in Burnt Umber
  • Plaid Clear Acrylic Sealer
  • Foam Paint Brush
Directions:


Paint strawberry's tip with brown paint.


Sprinkle Glitter on the strawberries while the paint is still wet

It really is that easy!
Spray your strawberries once they are dry with a sealer.
This will help keep the glitter from collecting at the bottom of your jar!

Remember these may look like real strawberries
 but they are NOT!
Keep out of reach from young children and little paws!


7 comments:

Sheila Rumney said...

Everything is always better with chocolate. Love the idea!

Country Liv . . . said...

Well, Ms Kara, opened my Creating Keepsakes today and lo and behold there were some shots of your craft area! Really pretty-reminds me of Vic's favorite colors. We crafters are so much alike; we all seem to have some of the same type of items that we love.
Hope all is well. (Cannot believe how quickly Miss H is turning into a woman! She looks more and more like you all the time! Lucky kid!)
Hugs,
Liv

Such a Wondrous Place this Faery Space said...

What a delightful craft! I am going to make pink ones with white chocolate! Mmmm... thanks dear! blessings.

Caleen said...

Those look yummy.. Great idea.. You always have fun ideas. Looks like you have had some fun times lately. Happy New year and Best wishes :)

Leah C said...

So scrumptious! What a sweet idea;)

Scrap It Swanky Sister said...

What an adorable idea!! Saw your post on my blog about possibly coming to Ankeny in April! I'm going to try and get into the class as well at Memory Bound!! Can't wait!!

Sandy Michelle said...

What a great idea!I have to try it. Stay warm!

Sandy xo