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How to make felted acorn decorations

November 17, 2019

How to make felted acorn decorations 

I love the handmade gifts and natural decorations that Anika Dehne creates for her online shop Kreemo so I was very happy when she offered to share this simply beautiful acorn decorations make idea with us. Love that they are made using foraged acorn tops to create unusual and lovely Christmas decorations you’ll love to hang each year. Hope you enjoy! X

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List of materials you’ll need

acorn tops

wool felt balls (1,5cm)

untreated wooden beads (8mm)

gold paint

paper string

and the tools you will need: wood drill, drill bit size 3

paint brush

hot glue gun

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Acorn decorations – how to make them

To make these acorn decorations I collected all the acorn tops in my local park, spread them on a large baking tray and let them dry overnight. Alternatively you could obviously order them online.

Once dry, start by drilling a small hole into the centre of the acorn top and then paint the acorns if you’re going to. I’ve added a dark gold paint to mine.

How to make Felted Acorns - step by step diy craft tutorial to show you how to make these lovely christmas decorations using foraged acorn tops, wooden beads and small felt wool balls #handmade #christmasdecorations #tutorial #diy #craftideas #craftychristmas #frombritainwithlove

How to make Felted Acorns - step by step diy craft tutorial to show you how to make these lovely christmas decorations using foraged acorn tops, wooden beads and small felt wool balls #handmade #christmasdecorations #tutorial #diy #craftideas #craftychristmas #frombritainwithlove

Cut a 15cm string, fold it in half and push a small part of it through the hole of the acorn.

Glue the felt ball into the acorn, which as well will hold the string in place. Let it dry.

How to make Felted Acorns - step by step diy craft tutorial to show you how to make these lovely christmas decorations using foraged acorn tops, wooden beads and small felt wool balls #handmade #christmasdecorations #tutorial #diy #craftideas #craftychristmas #frombritainwithlove

Thread the wooden bead onto the string. Tie both ends of the string together and you have created quite unique Christmas acorn decorations. Happy crafting everyone!

How to make Felted Acorns - step by step diy craft tutorial to show you how to make these lovely christmas decorations using foraged acorn tops, wooden beads and small felt wool balls #handmade #christmasdecorations #tutorial #diy #craftideas #craftychristmas #frombritainwithlove

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