10 Corn Husks Crafts to Make This Holiday Season

10 Corn Husks Crafts to Make This Holiday Season

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Dabney Frake
Nov 19, 2014

People have used corn husks for fall crafts and DIY projects since long before the original Thanksgiving dinner. And here's a tip: you don't need to shuck a bunch of corn either— just use tamale wrappers from the grocery store. They are inexpensive, easy to work with, and can produce a wide variety of classic, long-lasting decorations. Here are ten to consider:

Above, how to make basic corn husk flowers from The House That Lars Built.

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Strung together, you can also make garland like this one from You Are My Fave.

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We featured a similar wreath last week. Here is Martha Stewart's variation of the same thing.

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When braided, corn husks can then be coiled into handy trivets or coasters. T2T Craft shows you how.

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Although it's only November, get a head start on Christmas decorations with this rustic tree from Hipsters Tea Party.

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Wrap basic glass votives in corn husks to dress them up. These feathered ones are from Midwest Living.

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At The Picket Fence created these simple and easy napkins rings for Thanksgiving dinner.

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Another wreath, this time from Frayed and Fancy.

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These multi-colored ears of "corn" from Crafty Sisters are a fun project for kids.

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And speaking of kids, don't forget a corn husk doll! There's a tutorial over on Free People.

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