10 Corn Husks Crafts to Make This Holiday Season

10 Corn Husks Crafts to Make This Holiday Season

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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