I love the mix of using real acorn caps and beautiful fabric to create these tiny treasures!

Read my Holiday/Winter 2015 issue!

You will need:

Fabric - I used vintage silver lamé

Cotton balls


Natural acorn caps - you can buy them on Etsy


hot glue

string - if you'd like to hang them as ornaments

  1. Cut a square of fabric about 3.5"x3.5"
  2. Place a cotton ball in the center of the square.
  3. Bundle the fabric around the cotton ball to make a little satchel.
  4. Tie a piece of thread around the satchel close to the ball, make it nice and snug.
  5. Use your scissors to cut off the excess fabric above the strig.
  6. Dab some hot glue into your acorn cap.
  7. Push the string-side of your satchel into the cap and hold it together until the hot glue sets.
  8. Allow to set completely.
  9. If you're using these as ornaments, tie a piece of metallic string to the cap of each acorn.


Photography by Alexandra Grablewski

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