10.21.2010

acorns + hot glue

At my son's bus stop, there is a huge tree that litters million of acorns all over. We started collecting them one afternoon, with plans to make something with them. The tops fall off pretty easily, so I decided to make a wreath.
I'm sure you've seen this over at MADE, so I know I'm not coming up with some revolutionary idea here! (and I just now realized I painted it the same, and used orange ribbon too). I've never seen acorns here in Oregon like the ones she used, but the tops of ours worked just as well.
Of course the kids were eager to help, so they came up with their own acorn project. Color index cards, and attach the tops with elmer's glue wherever you want. I thought they were pretty inventive, and a quick little fall project.

4 comments:

coolkids said...

love that idea! Was it easy?
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Carolyn said...

coolkids - yes it was easy - just a little time consuming with glueing each one on. It really only took me a couple hours though!

Jocelyn said...

Love the wreath. I like the texture added by using the "hats" instead of the acorns.

EAT! said...

I am not sure if I would have the patience to make the wreath, but yours looks beautiful.