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Here are the instructions for changing the colors of your trees

Happy Saturday Everyone! I'm getting ready for my spring display!! How about you? I just made fabulous trees for my Easter display and I wanted to share it with all of you. Below you will find the instructions on how to make your green Christmas trees into pretty spring colored trees or even fall colors. Wherever your imagination takes you. I did experiment using regular Wilton food colors and it was pretty easy but the colors were very pale. I then used the Tulip Tie Dye and the results were awesome. I do however warn you not to leave the trees submerged in the HOT tie dye mixtures as you will kill your cheaper trees to death. Yes they will fall apart and you will end up with a piece of metal with fibers. hahaha. Good luck and have fun. I sure did. Make sure you add a bit of decorations and highlights such as glitter and embellishments for your theme.

Changing the Color of your Christmas Trees

1.) Take your trees and remove the bases. Begin by washing out as much green as you can from the Christmas trees. Drip dry for about 15 minutes.
2.) Mix solution of Clorox Bleach and clean Hot water and soak for about One hour. Mix through process.
 
3.) When the trees turn White remove the them from the solution and wash the bleach off with cold water and drip dry.
 
4.) Once they are dry , you can begin dying them to the colors you want. I first tried with regular Wilton Food Color and it worked well but the colors were not as profound as I wanted them to be. I did this by adding a big squeeze of food coloring to warm water.
 
5.) For more intense colors I used Tulip Tie dye solutions which were easy to mix . The solution has to be mixed with very Hot water therefore you must submerge tree for only a few seconds otherwise the tree will fall apart (see video) Set aside and drip dry.








 
6.) While trees are drying and you have already made all your colors. Paint the bases your choice of colors.
 
7.) When all dry, Fluff your trees using a fork. (see video) And embellish with glitter, or any ornaments.
 
8.) Results. ?? I love them and can't wait to display them in my Spring Village.








Construction video by Rosie Hurtado!