If you’re looking for rustic decorations for your home, the free corn husk crafts below can help you with this. There are corn husk dolls, wreaths, puppets, flowers and garland crafts listed below.
Tips for Colored Corn Husks
When soaking the corn husks in water, put in enough food coloring to dye the corn husks the shade you want.
Use water color paints to add a touch of color to the corn husks. This can be done before making the corn husk crafts.
Where to Buy Corn Husks
Wal-Mart – Corn husks can be found in the produce section with the dried chili peppers and similar items.
Kroger Based Grocery Stores – Corn husks can be found in the produce department or on the aisle that has Spanish ingredients.
Hobby Lobby or Michael’s – You may need to look on the aisle where the raffia is kept or ask a sales associate where they are kept in their stores. As seasonal items get moved around.
Hispanic/Spanish Specialty Stores – These types of stores often carry items used to make authentic Mexican dishes.
Free Corn Husk Crafts
There are three free corn husk crafts listed below. There were several corn husk doll crafts I found and they were all made the same way as the first corn husk craft listed below.
Corn Husk Dolls
These two corn husk dolls are made in female and male forms. There is a tip at the beginning of the project say you could save the husks off the corn on the cob and dry them rather than buying them.
Corn Husk Harvest Wreath
Rather than using corn husks for this craft project, paper towels are used to create fake corn husks with the use of watercolor paints. If you have corn husks on hand, you can skip step one of this craft.
Corn Husk Puppets
The kids can have making and playing with these corn husk puppets. They could be made and the kids can tell a story with them.
How to Make a Corn Husk Wreath
This is a tutorial for making a corn husk wreath complete with photos. From looking at the pictures, it is a simple wreath that could be made in an afternoon.
Corn Husk Flowers
These corn husks flowers found on MarthaStewart.com could be made and used on the wreath above. They could be used in the manner found in the link above too.
Corn Husk Garland
This is a how to for making garland using corn husks. If you are looking for a rustic garland for Christmas, you could color the dye them using food coloring in Christmas colors.