Hazelnuts glued together (using a lit to get an even circle) The result is a christmastree-ornament in the form of a wreath! ~I~ You could use chestnuts - and instead of glue - use needle and sisal-string.
We love this idea for using coffee filters! Perfect idea if you are not expecting snow this Winter in particular! DIY Coffee-Filter Snowflakes: Make a beautiful cascade of snow in just a few simple steps