How to Make Pinecone Decorations

You may want to make crafty decorations for a low price. This article will tell you how!


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    Get some pine cones. There are two ways to do this. For the easier way, you could buy some pine cones from a craft store (or something). You could also go to a park or wherever you might find pine cones and collect them.
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    Get some paint. Here, you decide what paint you're going to use. If these are Christmas decorations, you could try gold, silver, green, or red. You can do any color to your liking.
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    Paint Your Pine cones. This is probably the most fun part.Lay some newspaper down, get on an old shirt, and paint those pine cones!
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    Once the pine cones are dry, find a decorative bowl, place the pine cones inside, put the bowl somewhere to your liking, and enjoy!
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    If you want, glue sequins or rhinestones on the pine cones.
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    You can use some tweezers or some tool to glue the sequins or rhinestones easily.
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  • Try scenting the pine cones with scents such as cinnamon or peppermint.
  • It's better to collect the pine cones from a park, your backyard, a field, or anywhere with pine trees than to buy them. That way, you don't have to spend a lot of money, and, you have some fun!
  • Pine cones don't require "good quality" paint. If you already have paints, go ahead and use them rather than buying new paints. You can save money and time that way.
  • You can find them on trees, especially during fall.
  • Painted pine cones could be used as Christmas ornaments,
  • Wait until the paint is completely dry to put the pine cones in the bowl.
  • You can also use some other random but little decorations for the bowl.


  • Be careful if the pine cones are prickly!

Things You'll Need

  • Pine cones
  • Paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Decorative bowl

Article Info

Categories: Decoration Projects