Pinecones make me happy, Sweet Friends, and today on the blog I’m talking about pinecones and showing you how to create a Pinecone Wreath.
Pinecones in the Woods are like Starfish in the Sand.
When I see one, I get really excited and wanna do a happy dance.
I love to decorate with pinecones.
I love to put pinecones in bowls.
I love to place pinecones on mantels, and bookcases and shelves.
I even love to make cornucopia’s with pinecones.
And I especially love pinecone wreath’s wrapped around little reindeer.
Do you love pinecones?
I love to create Pinecone Wreaths. So, here is a DIY. Try it out. It’s super fun, super easy and very rewarding.
How to Create a Pinecone Wreath
Materials needed for a Pinecone Wreath:
- Floral Craft Ring – I’d suggest a floral craft ring or a embroidery hoop. Unfortunately the Floral Craft Ring (it has holes and is thinner) I used cannot be found on the Michael’s Arts and Crafts website. An Embroidery Hoop works just fine. I found mine in the store in California.
- Pinecones – any size preferably all the same size and same color from the woods. If you’re purchasing pinecones, I’d suggest scented pinecones.
- Ribbon – approximately 1-2 inches wide by 3-4 inches in length. I choose a black and white.
- Wreath Door Hanger – if you plan to hang the wreath on your door.
- Wreath Stand – if you plan to set the wreath on your buffet or bookcase.
- Spray paint for the pinecone, just a little or alot. Gold, Silver or White is recommended. I like Rustoleum Spray Paint.
- Glue Gun
- Glue Sticks
- Brown Paint or Dark Stain to match your pinecones. I like DIY Paint Dark & Decrepit.
- Foam brush.
Note aside: you can watch my You Tube Video, “Rocking Chair Makeover and a Story About A Date at an Ice Cream Shop!” using Dark & Decrepit here.
- Take the Floral Craft Ring or Embroidery Hoop and stain or paint it to match the color of the pinecones. I used a foam brush with DIY Paint in Dark & Decrepit.
- Take your ribbon and create a loop and attach it to the back of the Floral Craft Ring or Embroidery Hoop with your glue gun. This will be the hanger part of the pinecone wreath.
- Paint pinecones if you’d like. You can use a spray paint for the whole pinecone or paint the tips with a paint brush. Gold, Silver or White is recommended.
- Place the wreath form on a flat surface and lay the Pinecones onto the wreath.
- Use a Glue Gun to adhere the pinecones to the wreath. I used Gorilla Glue Sticks.
- Once dry, hang your Pinecone Wreath on a Wreath Door Hanger or Wreath Stand and enjoy.
Below are step by step pictures.
Take your pups or your kids or yourself on a walk and pick up pinecones. You can also visit your local craft store and buy pinecones.
Gather your supplies.
Stain or paint your Floral Craft Ring or Embroidery Hoop and let dry, approximately 30 minutes.
Heat up the Glue Gun.
On the back side attach ribbon to the Floral Craft Ring or Embroidery Hoop. Let glue dry then turn face up.
Lay the pinecones onto the Floral Craft Ring or Embroidery Hoop.
Add glue to the back of each pinecone and place on the Floral Craft Ring or Embroidery Hoop.
Use the ribbon to hang your Pinecone Wreath.
Enjoy your Pinecone Wreath.
Now go out there and create something beautiful.