Faux Blueberry Pie

With just a few supplies you can easily whip up these faux blueberry pies! These cuties are great on a tiered tray, to use as bowl filler, or to display on your coffee bar!

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How darling are these faux blueberry pies? Not only are they so cute, they are so easy to make too! Once you start making these cuties it’s hard to stop! Before you know it you’ll be ready to open a faux blueberry pie shop

These cuties are so easy to make! With just a few supplies you’ll be ready to whip up these pies in minutes!

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My candle Blueberry Crumble by Mother Thyme from Copper Candle Co is coming out on Friday April 22nd! Blueberry Crumble is a blend of wild blueberries and rich vanilla cake topped with a cinnamon sugar glaze!

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SUPPLIES

  • Mini pie dish – the metal ones I use are from Hobby Lobby in the cake decorating section. They are about $1.99 for a pack of them and often are on sale for 50% off!
  • Polyfil – you can buy a bag at the craft store, or use the stuffing from an old pillow or even an old stuffed animal!
  • Muslin – I buy muslin at Hobby Lobby and coffee stain in. See below on how I coffee stain my muslin
  • Hot glue
  • Scissors
  • Faux blueberries – I grabbed THIS blueberry pick from Joann Fabrics. You could use pom poms or anything that you’d like.
  • Glitter for “sugar” – I used a combination of 2. I used Crystal Glitter from Hobby Lobby and Recollections Extra Fine Glitter in Snow from Michaels.
  • Spray glue – I use the spray glue from Dollar Tree but you could use spray Mod Podge or even brush with Mod Podge
  • Cinnamon
  • Paint brush to brush cinnamon
  • Brown spray paint – OPTIONAL! I spray painted my pie dish to give it a more rustic, vintage, primitive look.
  • OPTIONAL ACCENTS – I stamped a piece of torn muslin fabric along with a piece or torn homespun and used a rustic safety pin to attach.

HOW TO MAKE FAUX BLUEBERRRY PIE

I started by spray painting my pie dishes with brown spray paint. I usually use Rustoleum in the color Espresso.

Once the spray paint was dry I hot glued some polyfil to the inside of the pie dish. NOTE: You can add some cinnamon or a few drops of oil in with the polyfil to give the pie a nice scent.

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Next I cut a piece or muslin fabric 1-inch wider than the size of the top of the pie dish then I added a bead of hot glue around the rim of the pie dish and attached the cut muslin on top by pressing it around the rim to adhere to the hot glue, then trim off the excess muslin.

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FAUX BLUEBERRY PIE
FAUX BLUEBERRY PIE
FAUX BLUEBERRY PIE
FAUX BLUEBERRY PIE

Next I tore a piece of muslin about 1/2 inch wide to create a “crust”. I then went around the edge in sections, added a bead of hot glue, and attached the muslin “crust”, pleating it as I went around.

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Now it’s time to make the pie looked baked, so I sprayed the top with glue, and dusted the top with cinnamon, then I used a paint brush to brush it around and dust some of it off. Then I spray it again with glue to hold the cinnamon in place.

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FAUX BLUEBERRY PIE

Allow to dry.

Once it’s dry I hot glued a few of the faux blueberries to the center, sprayed the top with spray adhesive again and sprinkled the glitters on top to make it look like sugar then added some more fo the spray adhesive glue on top to hold it in place. I also made sure I got the glitter on the blueberries too.

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FAUX BLUEBERRY PIE

Finally I stamped a piece or torn muslin with the word blueberry and used a rustic safety pin to attach it to the pie along with a piece or torn homespun fabric.

And that’s it! So cute and easy and something you can easily whip up under 30 minutes!

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HOW I GRUNGE MUSLIN

I stain my muslin in coffee to give it more of a primitive/rustic look. To do this, I take 2 quarts warm water plus 1 cup instant coffee in a large bucket and mix it until dissolved. 

Next I dip my muslin in the coffee mixture and then ring it out. I do this a few times until I get the desired look. Then I set it aside to dr

I take the left over coffee mixture and pour it into a spray bottle and use that to spray on fabrics to make them look grungy.

Another way to do it is take 2 cups warm water with 1/2 cup of instant coffee, mix it together and pour into a spray bottle. Then I’ll spray it on fabric. Let it absorb for a few minutes then dab it off. I’ll do this a few times until I get the desired look.

If you make one of these darling faux blueberry pies I’d love to see! Snap a picture and tag me on Instagram at motherthyme!

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