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Rock-a-bye baby on a tree top!
My favorite Christmas ornament has always been a tiny walnut baby we've had as long as I can remember. This year I decided to recreate this teensy treasure... and I couldn't stop at just one. Now there's a walnut baby play date on my tree!

Posted by Jill from Foster City, California, United States • Published See Jill's 25 projects »
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  • How to make a bauble. Walnut Baby Ornament - Step 1
    Step 1

    Carefully split open the walnut. Ideally, you'll have 2 perfect halves. Scrape out the inside of the nut.

  • How to make a bauble. Walnut Baby Ornament - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut one half of the walnut in half. This can be tricky as there's no easy way to get a straight cut.

  • How to make a bauble. Walnut Baby Ornament - Step 3
    Step 3

    Hot glue some ric rac to the cut edge of the quarter shell.

  • How to make a bauble. Walnut Baby Ornament - Step 4
    Step 4

    Hot glue a small square of fabric to one side of the inside of the half shell.

  • How to make a bauble. Walnut Baby Ornament - Step 5
    Step 5

    Hot glue the other side of the fabric to the other side of the inside of the shell.

  • How to make a bauble. Walnut Baby Ornament - Step 6
    Step 6

    Stuff some polyfil or a cotton ball under the fabric.

  • How to make a bauble. Walnut Baby Ornament - Step 7
    Step 7

    Draw a face on a wooden bead and glue it onto the cotton and fabric.

  • How to make a bauble. Walnut Baby Ornament - Step 8
    Step 8

    Hot glue the 2 shell pieces together.

  • How to make a bauble. Walnut Baby Ornament - Step 9
    Step 9

    Hot glue small wooden beads onto a piece of the toothpick and hot glue onto the bottom of the shell.

  • How to make a bauble. Walnut Baby Ornament - Step 10
    Step 10

    Hot glue a piece of embroidery floss to the front and back of the shell.

  • How to make a bauble. Walnut Baby Ornament - Step 11
    Step 11

    Hang on your tree and cherish forever!

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Kinhime Dragon
Kinhime Dragon · Denton, Texas, US · 680 projects
It reminds me of when I was little and made Fairy babies for my fairy people/ home made fairy dolls.
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