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Holiday Pine Cone Decorating

Thanksgiving is just days away and you know what that means: the holiday decorating frenzy is officially upon us! If you’re looking for a fun and kid-friendly craft to get you into the holiday spirit, look no further. We’ve rounded up three how-to’s from some of our favorite DIY bloggers for tips on fancying up pine cones!

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Place these easy-to-make beauties on your holiday mantle, hang them on your Christmas tree or even use them to adorn a festive garland! Gather up your pine cones and read on to get inspired.


Spray Painted Pine Cones

Emily Schuman from Cupcakes & Cashmere shares how simple painting techniques can turn plain old pine cones into sweet mantle decorations in this post.

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We love her unconventional rosey-hued color palette, but if you’re looking for something more traditional, simply sub the baby pink and fuchsia for silver, gold, red or green!

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Metallic Pine Cone Ornaments

In this post, Blogger Shauna Mailloux from Beautiful Matters shows how to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind pine cone ornaments in glimmering metallic hues.

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(Psst! If you haven’t already seen our new Precious Metals Holiday Collection, check it out here! These ornaments fit in perfectly!)

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We officially can’t get enough of these shimmery adornments. If you’re on the lookout for budget-friendly, yet thoughtful gift ideas, these would certainly fit the bill!


Glittery Pine Cones

Our friend Marian from the crafting and interior design blog Miss Mustard Seed posted a simple DIY for making elegant, glittery pine cones in this post.

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How beautiful would these be hanging from a tree or displayed in a bowl or on a mantle?


Which of these pine cone projects is your favorite? Share your thoughts in the comments below and if you try any of these tutorials out for yourself, be sure to share with us on Instagram with #AnnieSelkeStyle!

Holiday Pine Cone Decorating was last modified: November 20th, 2017 by