Make your Christmas tree sparkle with a handmade paper ornament inspired by nature.

Everyone appreciates a good store-bought Christmas tree ornament, but nothing shows that you went the extra mile at the holidays like a handmade one. Here, we share one of our most charming DIY projects: an acorn-shaped ornament that looks like it required specialized tools and advanced artistic skills. But if you can wield scissors, and have common craft-store materials on hand like crepe paper and glue, you can bring this whimsical project to life.

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