DIY Felted Acorns
Nature generously provides a myriad of collectable treasures all year round. We just couldn’t resist filling our pockets to the brim with the fallen acorns scattered all about the trail on our brisk morning walks.
If you’ve been following our blogs, you know how to make wool pom poms and are halfway to knowing how to make these irresistible and easy to make felted acorns. No worries if you haven’t learned how to make wool pom poms. Just hop on over to our DIY Wool Pom Poms blog.
- Acorn Caps
- Wool roving in your color(s) of choice
- Bowl of hot, soapy water (a few drops of any liquid soap will do)
- Bath towel
Hot Glue Gun
STEP 1: Follow steps 1-6 of our DIY Wool Pom Poms blog.
STEP 2: Rinse and squeeze out any excess soap and water from your finished pom poms. You can shape the tips by holding onto one side of the wet pom pom and pinching the tip of the other side of each pom pom.
STEP 3: Lay wet and shaped pom poms out to dry.
STEP 4: Squeeze hot glue into acorn caps and push is dry pom poms, holding the pointed end.
STEP 5: Make as many as you’d like, then use them to embellish a wreath
Enliven your table decor
Glue felted acorns to the stem of an uncarved pumpkin
Display in a geode bowl, basket or a vase
Make this fun sorting game
Watch out for our holiday posts where we explore other fun things to make with pom poms.