Saturday, December 10, 2011

Pine Cone Garland Tutorial

Holiday Pine Cone Garland

I love pine cones!  They are beautiful, free (if you live any where near pine trees) and are great for decorating.  Here's one idea I came up with to put pine cones to use for the holidays.

Pine Cone Garland Tutorial

Pine Cones, washed and dried
Spray Paint
Push Pins

Step 1:  Cut a long piece of string and wrap one end around a pine cone.  Tie it off leaving a little tail at the end.
Holiday Pine Cone Garland

 Step 2:  Continue wrapping pine cones down the length of the string leaving even spaces in between. Tie a knot around each pine cone to hold them in place.  When you get to the last pine cone, leave another little tail at the end.

Step 3:   Grab your paint and beautify your pine cones. I used some gold metallic spray and it looks ama-zing on pine cones!

Spray Painted Pine Cones

Step 4: Cut small strips of ribbon and tie them in bows or knots in between each pine cone on your garland.

Holiday Ribbon
Holiday Pine Cone Garland

Step 5: Hang your garland on your walls, hearth, or wherever you like.  I tied little knots at each of the ends and stuck them with push pins to hang on the wall.

Holiday Pine Cone Garland

Happy decorating and Happy Holidays!


  1. That's really pretty Elise. I still love that gold paint. You are the best at thrifty decorating!

  2. Such a cute idea! I have a bunch of pine cones in my yard, so I must give this a try! Thanks so much for sharing! Visiting from Someday Crafts!

  3. Cute idea! I featured this at today!

  4. cute idea! easy too, my kind of craft ;)

  5. FINALLY, something great to do with all of my pinecones!! Great tutorial!
    Would love for you to link up @ Find Your Craft Friday over on my blog... Have a great Friday!

    Emily @ BabyBerry

  6. That is so pretty! The gold spray paint really adds a lot to it. I am a new follower visiting from Sugar Bee Crafts. Vicky from Mess For Less



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