Rated: Easy! Materials Needed: Acorns, glue gun with glue sticks, cheepo frame with backing, paint (optional)

    Oh the many acorns in our yard. If only there were some sort of use for them…. Hmmmm…. What else is there an abundance of in this world of ours? Horribly ugly picture frames with no glass in them. Stop by any yardsale or thriftstore and find them priced at .10 to $1.00.

    Our local thriftshop charged me: $1.00 for the one in the pictures


    Paint your frame if you want to because fall colors are more than brown you know…
    Also, since you will see part of the cardboard backing through the acorns, paint the cardboard to a color you like.
    Then use your hot glue gun and glue glue glue.


    I laughed at how ridiculous it seemed to glue acorns onto a board but it was actually pretty fun seeing the colors and shapes blend together.



    The end result looked very 70’s macrame. I imagine you could hang it on the wall for the fall season or use it as a back drop for things to go on top of it like family pictures or a welcoming message to guests. If you happen to have a business open to the public, attach your daily specials or sales promo with double sided tape or more hot glue.


    All in all, it was great to be having fun outside and goofing around with acorns but my joy was definitely seeing my girl create some art of her own. Amazing!