Nutty for fall decor

This crepe paper chestnut branch would look so beautiful on its own in a vase. Or you can always add it to a fall arrangement. We chose a vibrant orange for our chestnut pods, but you can always choose a different color like pear or fern.

Crafting tips: We recommend cutting this project by hand — it’ll be much quicker than using a cutting machine and you can get the fringe smaller. Also be sure to follow the instructions in the PDF template for cutting! You must stretch the crepe paper BEFORE pinking and fringing when cutting by hand. If you’re using a cutting machine, you must stretch the sheet of crepe paper BEFORE placing it on the cutting mat to cut. If you are only cutting the rectangle shape with no fringe, you WILL NOT stretch the crepe paper.

How to Make a Crepe Paper Chestnut Branch

  1. Gather your craft tools and materials. Then download the pattern below.
  2. Cut crepe paper according to notes in PDF or SVG using scissors (recommended) or a cutting machine.
  3. Stretch crepe paper.
  4. Fold stretched crepe paper in half against the grain.

Full tutorial available for members to download below.

crepe paper orange chestnut branch tutorial by Lia Grifith
handmade crepe paper chestnut branch

DIY orange crepe paper chestnut branch

orange crepe paper chestnut branch

orange crepe paper chestnut branch

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Love making branches for fall? Check out our other branch decor. Or browse the rest of our fall crafts


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