Wednesday, October 30, 2013

CELEBRATIONS: Dressed Up Acorn Caps

Glitter Acorn Caps via homework |
I still have hundreds of acorn caps leftover from last year. I especially love the ones with the little baby acorns still attached.

Glitter Acorn Caps via homework | carolynshomework.comThey remind me of little hats so I blinged out some of them with a touch of glitter. Just paint on a little craft glue and sprinkle with glitter. So easy and fun.

Glitter Acorn Caps via homework | carolynshomework.comI’m planning on using them throughout fall and winter.

Glitter Acorn Caps via homework | carolynshomework.comBefore using acorns or acorn caps, you want to bake them to get rid of any critters that may be hitching a ride on them. Spread them on an old cookie sheet and bake at 250 degrees for one hour. Even after I baked them I washed them again in warm soapy water.

Glitter Acorn Caps via homework | carolynshomework.comI could add them to the tops of bottles that are being used as gifts.

Glitter Acorn Caps via homework | carolynshomework.comOr, display them in a bow on the table.

Glitter Acorn Caps via homework |
Pom Pom Snowman Ornament via homework | carolynshomework.comI think I may use some of them to top off these pom pom snowman ornaments that I made. Wouldn’t they look cute as little snowman caps?

Glitter Acorn Cap via homework |
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  1. I love acorn caps and I love the sparkles you added!

  2. Super cute Carolyn. Yes they would be perfect on your Snowmen!

  3. Super cute--glitter is fun on everything!

  4. Very cute! I love the glitter addition!

  5. Where did you get the pretty colors of such fine glitter? Love your posts!!

    1. I used Martha Stewart glitter for this project. Her glitter is very fine and the color selection is amazing. Thank you so much for loving my posts. That makes me smile!! :)


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