Enchanting Acorns
ITEM # 3553869P94
Crafting Time
1-2 Hours
Skill Level
Intermediate
DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Dress It Up buttons Autumn Leaves
  • Jesse James beads Design Elements Cinnamon Toast (2 packs per acorn)
  • Small Styrofoamâ„¢ ball (about the size of a ping pong ball)
  • Black or brown paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Hot glue gun & glue sticks
  • 12 gauge thick wire
  • 20-22 gauge thin wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Scissors
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Fabric: vinyl, felt
  • Jute cord
  • Small amount of stuffing (around 1-2 cotton balls worth per acorn)
  • Ruler

DIRECTIONS:

1. Paint the Styrofoamâ„¢ ball and allow to dry.
2. Cut 2 or 3 lengths of thick wire about 3" long.
3. Wrap the skinny wire around the thick cord tightly to form the stem. Curl the ends over at the top.
4. Glue the beads on the ball. Cover a little over 1/2 way.
5. Cut a circle out of the thick wire that is slightly bigger than the top of the acorn.
6. Cut out the fabric petal shapes. Refer to picture.
7. Start by gluing the first layer on the metal wire circle. Wrap fabric shapes over the wire to cover.
8. Glue the wire circle with the first layer of petals onto the top of the beaded ball.
9. Take stem and insert the bottom into the Styrofoam ball. Secure with glue.
10. Add stuffing and continue to glue the petals/cord until almost reaching the stem.
11. To finish round one, end the petals and glue where the fabric connects to the stem.
12. Add fall leaves.

If using cord, skip steps 5-8. Start wrapping the cord and gluing directly onto the beaded ball to create the top. Add stuffing if desired.

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REVIEWS +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Dress It Up buttons Autumn Leaves
  • Jesse James beads Design Elements Cinnamon Toast (2 packs per acorn)
  • Small Styrofoamâ„¢ ball (about the size of a ping pong ball)
  • Black or brown paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Hot glue gun & glue sticks
  • 12 gauge thick wire
  • 20-22 gauge thin wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Scissors
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Fabric: vinyl, felt
  • Jute cord
  • Small amount of stuffing (around 1-2 cotton balls worth per acorn)
  • Ruler

DIRECTIONS:

1. Paint the Styrofoamâ„¢ ball and allow to dry.
2. Cut 2 or 3 lengths of thick wire about 3" long.
3. Wrap the skinny wire around the thick cord tightly to form the stem. Curl the ends over at the top.
4. Glue the beads on the ball. Cover a little over 1/2 way.
5. Cut a circle out of the thick wire that is slightly bigger than the top of the acorn.
6. Cut out the fabric petal shapes. Refer to picture.
7. Start by gluing the first layer on the metal wire circle. Wrap fabric shapes over the wire to cover.
8. Glue the wire circle with the first layer of petals onto the top of the beaded ball.
9. Take stem and insert the bottom into the Styrofoam ball. Secure with glue.
10. Add stuffing and continue to glue the petals/cord until almost reaching the stem.
11. To finish round one, end the petals and glue where the fabric connects to the stem.
12. Add fall leaves.

If using cord, skip steps 5-8. Start wrapping the cord and gluing directly onto the beaded ball to create the top. Add stuffing if desired.