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“DIY Clay Acorns and Felt Pinecones”


The holidays are here and we have another related DIY for you that is inexpensive and easy.

You will need:

Different colors of felt
Styrofoam eggs
Hot glue and gun
Air-dry clay

First, we will make the acorns because they will take a while to dry. Pinch off a small amount of clay and roll it out into a ball, then roll it into more of a cylinder shape, but don’t go too narrow with it.

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Then begin to pinch out the edge where the shell meets the nut and create a lip. Then very gently pinch out your top and bottom pieces. That’s it! Now let them dry for 24-48 hours.

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Next are our felt pinecones.

Cut out long strips of felt that are about one inch wide then begin to cut out scallops all the way down the strip.

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Roll up a few inches of one end, dab some hot glue on the tip of your egg and press the bottom of your roll on it and push down.

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Continue to add glue to your egg and wrap your felt around it. Be careful not to let any of the egg show through.

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Once you get to the other end, leave a 1-1.5 inch in diameter circle. We are going to make a bottom piece to finish this off. Cut out a shape something like this and glue it to the bottom, making sure to cover all rough edges.

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Do this a few times and you are done! You can add some dead tree branches or some colorful leaves underneath them to make a cute display.

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