DIY Fall Decor Acorn Balls

 

 

We had a ton of fun making these DIY Fall Decor Acon balls!

A few months ago while on an evening walk with my husband, we were walking on the campus of our hometown’s college.  I found the MOTHER LOAD of acorns!  Right in front of Towers Hall! Luckily, it was late summer and students were not on campus yet so I convinced my husband to go for another evening walk so we could collect my acorns.  We collected 3 grocery bags full! (MORE ACORN PROJECTS TO COME IN THE FUTURE).

Armed with acorns in hand we set off to make our Simple Fall DIY Acorn Balls

I would like to thank my daughter Hannah for heading up this easy Autumn home decor project.  Hannah, you did a great job figuring this out from my initial idea!  It is great to have TALENTED children.

 

FALL DECOR ACORN BALLS 

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SUPPLIES

various sizes of circle foam balls

brown spray paint

hot glue gun

glue sticks

acorns

 

This project is divided into three EASY steps…

 

1. Take a Fall walk and collect acorns…small acorns work best!

2. Spray-paint foam balls brown. Make sure you wear a mask.

3. Using a hot glue gun, glue on acorns starting at the top of the ball and attaching each acorn in a circular pattern.  If you are doing this project with young children use craft glue instead of a glue gun to avoid burns.   Press each acorn deeply into the foam balls making an impression in the foam.   *WARNING  Do not let young children use a hot glue gun.  

 

I hope you will enjoy making this LOVELY Fall Project!

 

Blessings,

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About The Author

Janelle Esker

Janelle Esker is the grateful wife of Michael and homeschooling mother of six amazing children. She lives with her family, 4 cats, 1 dog, 3 ducks and 12 chickens in scenic Ohio. Janelle received her B.A. in Education from Ohio Northern University. She is the author of CHOSEN: One Family’s Journey with Autism.

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