We are starting sharing Christmas ideas early this year but I bet that you are looking forward to this holiday as much as we do! Besides, I know that some of you start decorating for Christmas in the beginning of December already, so this roundup is sure to be useful. Today I’d like to share some décor ideas for Christmas and winter, and the main element in them will be a pinecone. I totally adore pinecones because no other thing is so natural, affordable and long-lasting. Pinecones can become a main hero in lots of crafts, and if you want to find out more, keep reading.
The first craft is an easy pinecones garland, for which you’ll need only twine, pinecones and colorful felt balls or pompoms. The idea is to glue them inside the pinecones and hang the pinecones on the twine.
This chic door wreath is made of gilded pinecones and gilded dollar store ornaments. The first thing you need to do is to spray paint the pinecones and the ornaments if needed. then just make a wreath, read in the tutorial how to make it.
Don’t know how to make cool Christmas gift wraps? Here’s an idea! you’ll need to make a tiny wreath of mini pinecones in the desired color, attach bottle brushes as trees and then glue the piece to the gift.
Make pretty winter luminaries that appear to be covered with freshly fallen snow using snow texture paint! Oh so gorgeous and perfect for the holidays, they are very easy to make. They will look great all lit up on your holiday table, on the mantle or even lining the walk to your door.
A Christmas pinecone bow can be a perfect decoration for your tree, door or any other place. The whole tutorial is just making a large ribbon bow and then attaching pinecones to it. Voila!
The pinecones supply a hefty dose of natural texture and serve as a backdrop for the bright, animated pompoms. Plus, both are very budget-friendly. Such a wreath will work all winter long, it’s Christmassy but not too much.
Turn a penguin into a cute tree ornament! These adorable arctic creatures will add cute cheer to your Christmas tree this year and require just a few basic materials to make including pinecones.
The next craft is dedicated to glitter pinecones. All you need to do is to cover them with sequins or glitter of various colors and let dry. Then just place them into a bowl and voila!
Painting pinecones is a very calming activity. A faster way to decorate pinecones is by dipping the entire thing in paint and letting it dry. The outcome is super cute, but we were looking for just a touch of metallic, while still keeping an earthy feel. After painting them you can make a cool wintery garland.
Love glitter? Make cool glitter pinecones to display them in the winter and for Christmas. The tutorial will tell you how to do that.
These festive firestarters do double duty because the wax is scented with cinnamon essential oil. They look lovely as a centerpiece and they smell amazing when used to start a cozy fire in the fireplace.
I love these ornaments! These are the most natural and cutest ornaments ever because they are made of pinecones and red and green velvet ribbon, looks adorable!
Here’s another cool garland made of pinecones. You’ll need faux pinecones, white felt balls and twine. Put them on a piece of twine and voila!