Pine cones play an integral part in Christmas decorations. While contemplating on the several interesting crafts, you can make out of them during the festive season, do take into consideration the pretty ornaments that they can be designed into. Besides enhancing the beauty of the Christmas tree, they would also serve as an exciting showpiece within the interiors of your home. Making them is easy, as you could put it up just like that, embellish using ribbons, glitters, and beads, or even paint them in the color of your choice.
You may tie a green or red ribbon at the center of each of the pinecones for a perfect Christmas feel. You could even paint the whole of it, instead of just the tips as shown here.
For the star that would sit right up on your Christmas tree, you would just need to arrange the pine cones in proper shape and then make it appear bright by adding a paint of your choice. You could attach small red balls to each of the edges.
Silver, white or pearl-colored glitters can be applied to the sides as shown in this given tutorial for an enticing appeal.
The colorful pom poms sitting on the pine cone makes it appear all the more beautiful.
For a white pine cone ornament, sprinkle white or silvery paint on it, as shown in the picture below. Tie a red bow to brighten the appearance of the otherwise simple pinecones
The red and white twine brings in a rustic appeal.
Hedgehogs symbolize rejuvenation and inspiration; hence, having them as your Christmas tree ornaments would indeed be a noble idea.
These cute snowmen would be ideal for decorating your mantelpiece during Christmas. The skiers made using mini popsicle sticks, add charm to the entire presentation.
You could create the bleached effect by dipping them in whitewash, as shown here.
Paint the tips of the pine cone for a brightened look.
The sliver sparkles give it a snowy effect. The golden ribbon that it hangs on adds to its gorgeousness to the fullest.
The red nose created with a large pom pom gives Mr. Rudolph a realistic and authentic look.
The felt decorations on the pinecones make the owls look immensely beautiful.
The pink ears, made with foam sheet, the nose, designed using pom-poms and the whiskers with drinking straws, make the mouse look increasingly cute.
The addition of spices like nutmeg or cinnamon to the wax would provide an aromatic feel. They serve as perfect fireplace starters.
If gifting it to your near and dear ones on Christmas, then crochet it with red, green, or white yarn.
The caps made using felt gives the elves a pretty look. Delight your loved ones by tying these cute-looking creatures on the gifts which you have planned for them.
The silver pipe cleaner on top gives the impression of a halo. Make the eyes small enough for a sweet expression.
While using flocking powder to create the snowy effect, you should take enough precautions to avoid any irritation or allergic reactions. If you desire to omit this method, simply glue silver glitters or sparkles on the pine cones for a whitish appearance.
The big showy ribbon serves as the perfect embellishment to this gorgeous pine cone.
Including twigs for the antlers make the reindeer look more realistic.
The plaid ribbons alongside the berries bring in the Christmas fervor to the fullest.
The fabric has been wrapped around foam eggs to give the impression of a pinecone.
If you have difficulty in gathering the real pine cones, go for glass, plastic, or wooden ones available in the market. However, nothing could beat the rusticity of the original ones. You could take your stint with pinecone crafts forward by designing a lot of other things with it like Christmas tree, wreath, flowers, owls, bird feeders, and a lot more.
Published on May 26th 2020 by Miranda Gibbs