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Monday, December 19, 2011

Acorn Christmas Tree!

In our den, next to our Dear Santa frame is this fun Acorn Christmas Tree!

I cam across the BIGGEST acorns ever while tailgating at a football game this fall...
and yes, I got a grocery bag and started picking the up...
TONS of them.
(Yes, people were looking at me like I was NUTS - pun intended!)

I bought a cone from Hobby Lobby and began to hot glue the acorns on starting at the base of the cone, working my way up.


Once the entire cone was covered, I had this sitting on my counter.
Cute, but definitely needed color!

I took it outside, attacked it with a can of spray paint and ended up with this:


The best part... it cost me less than $5!

Merry Christmas!


  1. Super cute! I love how they look spray painted!

  2. Wow, I want those acorns! I have got to be on the look out for them. And I LOVED how you sprayed them. Great job, friend!

  3. I totally missed this! I wish I'd seen it, and the cute "Dear Santa" note! LOVE those big acorns. I found a few large ones at our church, but wasn't able to get what I wanted. feathers on top are adorable!

  4. How cute is this! I love it. My Aunt Ginger has TONS of acorns in her yard. I am going to have to do this.

  5. i like it better before you spray painted it.

  6. Love it!!!! I saw someone did a wreath like this too and it was beautiful also! Nice job!!!!

    Linda :)

  7. It's FAB! I do the same thing and would have been alllllll over those big acorns, tailgate party or not! (People now help me when I start picking up random things...) :)

  8. LOVE this Natalie!! The texture of the acorns is perfect and the little feather topper is awesome!

  9. LOVE This!! I'm glad to know I'm not the only one with lime green spray paint laying around the house!

  10. This is adorable! I love how glossy and shiny the acorns are after spraying. I need to get my hands on some acorns for next year . . .

  11. I love that you painted them green. I also like the feather topper. Very fitting. Great job!

  12. Oh DARN, I KNEW I shouldn't have thrown away all those acorns my daughter collected last fall!

  13. Featuring your adorable acorn tree today! Thanks for sharing! Merry Christmas!

  14. Gorgeous!! I wouldn't have guessed it was acorns.

  15. I LOVE it! This will definitely be on my to-do list for next year, since our neighbor has a giant acorn-shedding tree!



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