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After a long drive (sadly enough it wasn't within reasonable biking distance) to Walden Pond and back, I created a hemp strung bracelet using acorns along with a piece of bark accented with blue jay feathers and the carving of "BE"
Use Rit dye to paint the board, then embellish with pumpkin seeds, twine and ribbon.
I bought this old frame at a garage sale several years ago for $1 and then I pressed a fern between several pages of newspaper and weighted it with books. When completely dry, I mounted it with sewing thread onto some mat board and inserted in frame.
This is a quick and fun way to liven up any room with dried, mature wheat stalks.
Go to a local park where the pine cone droppings are yours for free. Bring a basket and fill it up. Bring them home and hot glue them on a wreath or spray them with gold or silver paint. Your choices of what to do with them are endless. By joesgirl
Small sticks can be used to make thrifty decorations for your trees or shrubs. This is a page about making a nature stick ornament.
This is a page about making a twig flower vase. Using items you have collected from nature can make this twig vase filled with pine cone flowers.
This page contains crafts using acorns. These interesting, naturally occurring tree nuts can be incorporated in a number of craft projects.
This page is about crafts using sea shells. This natural material comes in many shapes and sizes and can be a part of some interesting projects.