DIY Chestnut Ornaments

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Hello! I hope you stuffed yourselves silly last week. I know I did. Like, I mean it got absurd there at the end. But let’s talk about happier things. Today I’m really excited to share with you a little something that I put together for the Bijou Market. Chestnut Ornaments *not recommended for roasting on an open fire. My girl Heather collected all of these amazing Chestnuts (at least that’s what I’m calling them) from around the neighborhood. I then poached her supply and started drilling holes in them. They are SO easy to make, I can show you in pictures.
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*Both ends of the string go through the eye of
the needle. You’ll need a big needle.  I used baker’s
twine and a leather needle.
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 That’s it! SOOO easy, plus you get to use a drill. My new favorite toy. Also, I made you these little tags you can download and print to attach to them, should you wish to gift them!
chestnut-tagimage 

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Happy holidays!
xo,
Alison
3 Comments

  1. Kim Baise

    thank you so much alison for the sweet comment you left on design sponge for mobile homes. you are truly a great friend forever!
    i love these chestnut ornaments with the white pompoms (the opposites look so organic and beautiful 🙂

  2. Whitney

    Amazing tree topper.

  3. Alyssa

    Actually they are buckeyes, as an ohioian (it's our nut) I feel I have a duty to inform you!! Love them anyways- you have such great ideas!

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