I love having a few handmade ornaments hanging on the tree. These DIY acorn ornaments are a really fun activity to do with kids and a beautiful result. You can paint them any color you’d like to match your holiday decorating aesthetic. I went with rainbow because you really can’t go wrong with rainbow in my book.
It would be really cute to attach one to a special gift too, don’t you think? Keep reading to see how to make them!
Photography and styling by Liz Stanley. Assisted by Isabelle Ambler.
Acorns tops, either foraged or you can buy some on etsy
Gold jewelry hooks (they’re actually called filigree bead caps). I got mine from our local hobby store, but you can find them on etsy
Hot glueStep 1: Roll your polymer clay into balls. A great activity to do with kids! Just be sure to keep them a size that will fit in the acorn cap. Bake according to your polymer instructions until hard.
Step 4: Glue your balls into your acorn caps and then thread a ornament hook through the top
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Hi there! I'm Liz Stanley. Born and raised a New Yorker I now live in the fairytale city of San Francisco with my husband, son, and baby girl. This lifestyle site is a collection of pretty, creative, and budget-friendly ideas to Say Yes to a more crafty, stylish, and family-focused life. MORE >>>