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Strawberry Acorn Magnets

Strawberry Acorn Magnets CraftsbyAmanda.com

Kids and adults alike enjoy strawberry crafts. If you’re like me, you have some acorns laying around that you collected last fall. Strawberries are pretty and bursting with color, they make for a fun afternoon of crafting. So why not make some to display in a jar or make some into magnets like I did?

Strawberry Acorn Magnet CraftsbyAmanda.comSimply paint the acorn tops green and the acorns themselves with varying shades of red and pink. Then use a toothpick dipped in black paint to add the outer seeds. Glue on a magnet when they are dry!

Strawberry Acorn Magnets from CraftsbyAmanda.com

If you liked this project, you might also like these strawberry terra cotta pots and these strawberry treat cups! Can you believe summer is almost over?

Strawberry Acorn Magnets

What you need:

  • Acorns with tops
  • Acrylic paint: black, green, red (and other shades that are similar, such as magenta or fuchsia)
  • Toothpick
  • Paintbrush
  • Clear gloss sealer
  • Hot glue gun
  • E6000 glue
  • Round magnets

What you do:

  1. Remove the acorn tops and paint them green.
  2. Paint the acorns with red or other shades of red.
  3. When dry, dip toothpick into black paint and dot onto red acorns.
  4. Hot glue the tops on to the acorns.
  5. Spray with gloss sealer and let dry.
  6. Use E6000 glue to add a magnet to the back of each acorn.
http://craftsbyamanda.com/2012/08/strawberry-acorn-magnets.html

Me

6 Responses to Strawberry Acorn Magnets

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    Wilma says:

    Love this. They are really cute!

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    These are WONDERFUL. Gorgeous and love that you made them into fridge magnets too. Have pinned.

    Thanks for sharing on Kids Get Crafty!

    Maggy

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    Michelle L says:

    Sooo cool! And I love the semi-surreal touch of the pink strawberry.

  5. 5

    […] Crafts by Amanda turned these Strawberry Acorns into magnets, but a little bowl full of them would be cute too. […]

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