A pinecone is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful gifts bestowed upon us by nature. Besides being the very foundation of certain foliage in the natural world, they serve as a surprisingly efficient decorative item around the house too. Read on to find out how to effortlessly beautify your house with garlands made of out pinecones for a cozy aura.
The rustic brown pinecones would team magnificently against an all-white back ground.
Further beautify the garland and make it a tad more colorful by adding a few cranberries to it. The contrast between the bright red berries and the earthy brown pinecone create a stunning effect.
Instead of using strings or wires to bind the garland, choose catchy-colored yarns for a funky look.
Apply some spray sealant after you complete the decoration, for the garland to last longer. Hang the all-gold pinecone garland against a royal blue, rich red or pearl white background to create a kingly charm.
To create a stunning visual impact smear the pinecones in vibrant colors. You may dip the cones in two separate colors for a polychromatic effect.
Spruce up your pinecone garland by spray painting its edges in gold or silver. The contrast between the sober brown and bright gold looks great against a white or beige background.
You can also get a little more innovative and use the snowy pinecones to make a frosted pinecone and fir garland like the one below for your mantle.
Use dried-up leaves or fake flowers, wooden beads, and pinecones painted with yellow, orange and tan acrylic paint for the ultimate autumn garland.
Embellish your frosted garland with bells, stockings, artificial snowflakes, tiny gift-wrapped boxes, colorful hollow balls and so on.
If you really want to go all out decorating your house this Christmas, you can use pinecones painted with red acrylic, fir and lights for a wholesome garland.
Use fairy lights instead of strings or wires and get a breathtaking garland like the one below.
If you want a gorgeous yet simple pinecone garland, your best option is to go for a berry and pinecone swag. You can even use white paint to give the pinecones and swag a frosted look.
Try going for a homespun garland with not just pinecones, but also other objects like twigs, thistle and wooden beads. Use colorful ribbon instead of jute strings for an increased elegance.
Sprinkling glitter powder on the pinecones would make your garland stylish and gaudy.
The green and red ribbons on the pinecone retain the ideal Christmas fervor the entire year round.
The wonderfully versatile pinecones can evidently be decorated in myriad ways. The free, utterly unadulterated and layered beauty renders an earthy and rustic feel to your house that is incomparable.
Published on March 2nd 2017 by Ursula Geller