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Lovely Pine Cone Wreath

Christmas is just around de corner

 and I’ve got a trendy and easy diy wreath for your front door!

A year ago, I made this lovely pine cone wreath, and enjoyed it so much! So, while I’m in the First Communion up and downs, I thought I’d share with you a post I wrote last year with full instructions. How’s that sound to you? 

{My inspiration for this project was Eddie Ross‘ ornament wreath (if you haven’t checked it out, I strongly recommend you to; it’s beautiful and easy). }
Supplies:
50 small sized pine cones.
Craft paint (your choice of color).
Wire rings (available at craft supply stores).
A hanger.
A paintbrush.
Hot glue gun.
Ribbons.
How to:
Paint your pine cones (you can go natural too if you wish).
I chose a silver tone for my decorations, so that’s what I used to paint them.
I only painted the tips. (I spent a wonderful afternoon with my mom and daughter doing this 😉
{They’re lovely just like this.}
Hot glue the wire rings to the top of the pine cone.
Bend the hanger into a circle.
Untwist the end of the hanger and string one pine cone at a time.
Twist the hanger again to close the circle.
Hot glue a ribbon to cover the hook end of the hanger.
Make a simple bow out of color coordinating ribbons.
Hot glue it to the wreath.
Enjoy!
I’m liking this so much, I’m thinking about making a few to give as presents to my family and friends. I seriously can’t stop staring at it: my first Xmas wreath!
Best of all: easy on my pocket, easy on the environment. Cool!

5 Comments

  • Reply Candace@craftysisters-nc 24 noviembre, 2010 at 11:58 am

    Thanks for sharing, I love how mine turned out!

  • Reply ana 24 noviembre, 2010 at 4:40 pm

    Rocio this is soooo coool! It's a great DIY!!!! I have to do it definetely! looks so easy!

  • Reply Patti G 25 noviembre, 2010 at 11:24 am

    heeey se ve suuuuuper facil!!! o sea, hasta para manos torpes como las mias jejeje muy buen DIY!!

  • Reply Va Morelia 7 diciembre, 2010 at 11:47 pm

    Y si! lo haces ver super facil, apenas empezar mi deco capaz y la adapto, grs por compatir!

  • Reply Kristina 5 diciembre, 2011 at 2:02 am

    Great easy tutorial! I just collected a bunch of pine cones from around my neighborhood, and was hoping to make a wreath for my front door. I'm planning on featuring it as part of my "Twelve Days of Craft-mas" series on my blog. Thanks for the inspiration!!!

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