Painted Pine Cones Crafts

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I love using pinecones for crafts and decorating. I think they make the room festive during the holidays and bring a touch of nature into your décor. If you have pine trees on your property, gather a few to add your décor or to use for crafts. I love free. 

I decided to paint a few to use as a center piece during the holidays to give my table a pop of color and I love how they turned out. I displayed these on an antique milk glass cake plate, but the possibilities are endless. You can fill a basket or glass container with the pine cones painted in your favorite colors, on the mantel for a fall or winter display or paint them in spring colors for Easter. 

You will need the following items:

  • craft paint brushes
  • craft paints in your favorite colors
  • paper plate
  • newspaper to paint on
  • container for display

I found it easier to pour a dab of paint onto the paper plate. Paint the edges of the pine cone in your favorite colors or you can paint the entire pine cone and allow it to dry. Drying time is quick for this project, 30 minutes will definitely be sufficient. Display in your designated place.



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  1. What a quick and beautiful projects!  I love using pinecones too and you can’t beat free!  Thanks for linking up with us at Your Home Decor and Home!

    • Rhonda Gales says:

      Hi Sara. I do love decorating with pinecones. I gathered several bags full while visiting my daughter this past week-end. Lets see what project I come up with. Stay tuned.

  2. Amara and I did pine cones together a few years ago and I get them out every year and fill a red Christmas basket with them. She added glitter to her pine cones and they do make the room festive!

    • Rhonda Gales says:

      Hi Kc. It’s amazing how something as simple as a pine cone can make a huge impact in a room.  I try to stay away from glitter, of course my granddaughter loves all them sparkly so it doesn’t always go my way. I can’t resist her, lol.