What crafts can you make with acorns?
Acorn Crafts & Projects
- Acorn Mobile. Watch our featured craft video!
- Acorn Owls. These adorable miniature owls are made from acorns and felt.
- Acorn Dish Toppers. Turn cardboard into the cutest acorn dish toppers!
- Autumn Gnomes.
- Patchwork Acorn.
- Nutter Butter Acorns.
- Pine Cone Winter Fairies.
- Brown Bag Turkey.
How do you make an acorn garland?
DIY Acorn Garland
- Gather Acorns.
- Soak in water over night.
- Line baking sheet, cook at 250 for 1 hour (let cool)
- Have fun painting (let dry)
- Glue all pieces back together.
- Drill hole in each acorn.
- String your acorns.
How do you wire Christmas wreaths?
Making a Wire Wreath To make it: Lay a small bundle of greenery on the form, and wrap floral wire on a paddle tightly around the stems three times. Do not cut the wire. Add another bundle, overlapping the previous one by half; wrap wire around the stems. Continue adding bundles until you reach the starting point.
How do you join pine cones together?
Tie each pine cone onto the garland twine with a simple knot. Slide the pine cone into place on the twine by tugging on the ends of the short twine. Make a second knot with your short twine piece to lock it into place.
What paint do you use on acorns?
Use acrylic craft paints and a paint brush to paint your acorns. Brush strokes will make a difference in the acorns ‘ appearance so brush with the grain of the nut.
Can you plant acorns?
Acorns of bur, pin and red oaks can be planted in fall or stratified seed can be sown in spring. When planting acorns, place the seeds one -half to one inch deep. Choose a planting site where the oak seedlings can receive good care for one to two years before they are transplanted to their permanent locations.
How do I decorate my acorns?
Decorating With Acorns
- Floral Anchors. Try adding acorns to the bottom of a vase for a pretty accent to dried flower arrangements.
- Acorn Candles.
- Appetizer Helpers.
- Napkin Rings.
- Place Settings.
- Natural Necklaces.
- Natural Lighting.
- Paint Them.