We always go to the pumpkin patch with our family every year. It’s tons of fun. Last year, I decided to do these Apple Gords for accessories. They do take a long, long time to dry but they turn out super cute.
Here’s what mine look like now:
Some people paint them to look more like apples.
But I love the way mine dried. The spots are really cool to me. I may paint them later on. But for now I’m loving them natural.
See all that delicious spottiness. I love it!! They don’t start out like that though. Here is how you buy them.
They look a lot different. After you get them, you need to let them sit and dry. It takes a long time. Mine was close to a year. Just put it somewhere dry and leave it. You might check it every so often to make sure it isn’t growing mold. But if it is put somewhere dry then you should be ok. After it dries it gets lighter in color. And grows those amazing spots.
Then you can paint them or leave them.
I may still paint mine. The tall one is supposed to be a pear and I’m not sure if you can tell unpainted. But I do LOVE them. Have you ever done any apple gords??
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