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Easy DIY Acorn Wreath

Gather acorns from natural and create this easy DIY acorn wreath
Prep Time2 d
Active Time2 hrs
Several days will be needed to clean and dry out the acorns2 d
Total Time3 d
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Yield: 1 wreath
Cost: 10

Equipment

  • Hot Glue Gun

Materials

  • Acorns you pick from nature or purchase already prepped
  • Jute Twine
  • Foam Wreath Form
  • Hot Glue
  • PolyAcrylic Spray
  • Burlap ribbon in a dark color

Instructions

  • Gather acorn nuts and allow them to turn brown if not already
  • You can also purchase cleaned and prepped acorns online
  • Wash the acorns and lay out in single layer to dry overnight
  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Place acorns in a single layer on parchment paper on a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes in the oven. Turn the acorns over and bake another 15 minutes.
  • Allow acorns to cool once out of the oven.
  • Wrap the foam wreath form in burlap ribbon and secure with hot glue.
  • Make a hanger for the wreath be wrapping a loop of jute twine around the form and securing in place with hot glue.
  • Glue on the acorns to the wreath form one at a time. If acorns caps have fallen off, glue back on with the hot glue before attaching the acorn to the wreath form.
  • Once the form is completely covered with acorns, fill in any small gaps showing the burlap ribbon with just the caps of the acorns if desired.
  • Add a decorate jute twin ribbon or ribbon of your choice.
  • Add berries or other decorations as desired.

Notes

This wreath will take more acorns than you expect and a little bit more time to glue the acorns on one by one.