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36 Remarkable Pinecone Crafts
I've been searching for pine cone crafts on line and I have found some outstanding crafts for you and your kids to make and enjoy. In this article you'll find pictures of the pine cone craft, plus the site address which will take you directly to the directions for making the item.
For the directions for the painted pine cones above, go to Inspired Whims.
1. Yo -Yo Pine Cone Trees
These are some cute little pine cone trees that are enhanced by the use of filled yo-yos. Go to Favecrafts for the directions.
2. Pine Cone Turkeys
The kids will love making a lot of these cute turkeys. Make a flock of these for a centerpiece display. The easy directions can be found at Heather Donohue Crafts.
3. Crystal Encrusted Pine Cones
You'll love the look of these pine cones with their "touched by ice" appearance. The tutorial for making these crystal encrusted pine cones is found at Sweet Paul . You'll use salt and spray adhesive to "seed" the crystals in this project.
4. How to Bleach Pine Cones
I love the looks of these bleached pine cones in the glass jar. I can imagine, that by bleaching the pine cone first, before either painting or adding glitters, etc., a different look would be achieved. Or maybe just add gold or silver glitter to the edges of the bleached pine cones. You'll find the tutorial for how to bleach pine cones at eHow . This is definitely a process worth looking into.
5. Glitter Cones
It's the combination of fine glitter and micro-bead glitter that gives these pine cones that very special look. Go to Msking Lemonade to learn everything you need to know to prepare the pine cones and to glitter them.
6. Pine Cone Birdfeeder
Be good to the birds during the cold, winter season, with bird seed filled pine cone feeders. The family can watch the birds enjoy this gift for the birds. Go to Craft jr to find the directions for this project.
7. Pine Cone Reindeer
Here is another great project to do with the kids. Just imagine how much fun they'll have making these reindeer. You'll find the directions at The Kids Fun Review.
8. Glitter Pine Cones
Make these exquisite ornaments by following the instructions that you'll find at Miss Mustard Seed. The addition of crystal beads to these glitter covered pinecones make them an elegant addition to a wreath or as ornaments on the tree. I love these!!
9. Pine Cone Skiers
Who would have thought that you could make little skiers out of pine cones? Well, they thought of it over at Woman's Day, and you can find the directions there.
10. Pine Cone Elves
These cute as buttons, pine cone elves, are shown and the directions can be found at Pink and Green Mama.
11. Floating Candles
Just by changing the colors of the candles and flowers, these floating candles in glass would be an elegant addition to your décor. Go to Ben Franklin for the directions.
12. Pine Cone Trees
This is a beautiful display that could be placed on a mantle or used as a centerpiece. I love this look. To find out how this was done, go to Home Stories A 2 Z.
13. Pine Cone Firestarters
If you have lots of pine cones and a fireplace or you like to go camping, these pine cone firestaters will help you light your logs. The easy to follow directions can be found at Design Sponge.
14. Pine Cone Votive
These are so pretty. To be even safer, use the little battery operated votives. For the directions, go to Shelterness.
15. Pinecone Picture Frame Ornament
You'll be able to make these beautiful pinecone picture frames by following the instructions given on the Martha Stewart site.
16. Pine Cone Tree Decoration
Use up lots of little pine cones in this beautiful pine cone trees. For the directions for this project, go to PagingFunMums.
17. Pine Cone Candleholders
So easy to make and yet so attractive to the eye. Change the color of the paint to make these candleholders exactly what your décor needs. You can find the directions at Crissy's Crafts.
18. Pinecone Sunflowers
19. Modern Turkeys
These little turkeys make me smile, I think they are so cute. You and your kids will love making some of them. Go to Naturally Educational for the directions.
20. Pine Cone Angel
Beautiful and elegant are words to describe this little angel. Add a few angels to you decorations or displays. You can find the directions at Family Crafts.
21. Pine Cone Barrettes
A fashion statement made with the pine cone theme. Very fashionable combination of pines and feathers. Go to Craftster for the directions.
22. Hoot Hoot Owl
Fantastic little owl craft that you and your kids can enjoy making. For the directions for this project, go to Craftster.
23. Plant Pick
The kids will love helping make plant picks like these to give as gifts. The easy to follow directions can be found at Dreaming in Color.
24. Candle Wax Coated Starters
Use up all the small or end pieces of scented candles to make fire starters for the fireplace or camping fires. If you don't have a fireplace yourself, make these and give as gifts. Go to Wax Poetic for the directions.
25. Pine Cone Place Cards
These are so cute that I think they could be used as a decoration statement as well as for place cards. A very unique and modern look. Find the directions at CraftsUnleashed.
26. Pinecone Garland
This is such a beautiful pinecone garland that I'm sure you'll be able to find all sorts of ways and places to hang the garland. Find the tutorial at Two Shades of Pink, and make this unique pine cone garland.
27. Pine Pedals Napkin Rings
Who wouldn't love to use these beautiful napkin rings? They would be a beautiful addition to any style table setting. You can find the directions by going to The Shady Porch.
28. Pine Cone Chandelier
Start your fall decorating by making and hanging this outstanding pinecone chandelier. You'll find the directions to make it at Home Confetti.
29. Embellished Mason Jar
Combine pinecones, jute twine or suede cording and you have beautiful and unique containers. Find the tutorial for making these pinecone flower embellished mason jars at Crafts Unleashed.
30. Golden Pine Cones
I especially love the looks of this bright gold pinecone. Imagine a group of them displayed in a clear glass bowl. Maybe even add a string of clear lights. See how to make these beauties by going to What's Ur Home Story for the super easy instructions.
31. Paper Pinecone
Okay, so you have no way of getting real, honest to goodness pine cones, but you want to feel like you do have them. So make some paper pinecones. Find the great tutorial for making paper pinecones at Laura's Left Hook. They really are pretty cool looking!
32. Scented Pine Cone Recipe
The tutorial at Dotal Anecdotes gives a step-by-step tutorial on making your own scented pine cones. If you have your own pine cones, there's no reason to buy them scented when you can make them yourself.
33. Porcelain Pine Flowers
Imagine displaying one or a bowl of porcelain looking flowers that you've made yourself using paint and pinecones. This outstanding craft project and it's tutorial for making these flowers is found at Town and Country Living.
34. Pine Cone Succulent Planter
I am so going to make pine cone planters like this for my Hen and Chicks succulents. Although it is suggested that the planters could be hung from trees, as well as other suggestions, I can see these on my patio. The tutorial for making a pine cone planter can be found at The Inspired Home and Garden.
35. Pine Cone Topiary
Whether you have a mantel to place this topiary on, or if you place it on a shelf or table, you'll get many compliments on your crafting abilities. You'll find the tutorial for making this topiary at All Parenting.
36. Pine Cone Zinnias
Wow! I love this bowl of zinnias. Find out how easily you can transform pine cones into zinnias by going to A Fanciful Twist.
© 2012 Loraine Brummer