Pine cones or also called pine cones or autumn cones, has inspired countless creative ideas to be used in decoration. Pine cones can not only be part of the decoration. autumnal. But in the same way they are used in the decoration of Thanksgiving as in the Christmas season.
Pine cones can be found very easily during this time of year, almost anywhere. So gather some pine cones and get inspired by the many creative ideas that we present to you in this article. You can make beautiful DIY projects with the help and collaboration of the little ones in the house or with the whole family.
This is certainly a great way to share with the family and create cute memories and decorations for the fall and winter seasons. These little pine cones can really make your home feel so much warmer. In addition, it gives you the excellent opportunity to easily go from your autumn decoration to your winter one without much effort.
Well then, let’s start with the many creative ideas for you to take advantage of and create your beautiful decoration. with pine cones this season. Apart from the images we will also indicate different ways to use them in your decoration.
As we have already mentioned on other occasions, the autumn season gives us the best of nature with many elements, vegetables and plants. We can take advantage of all this to bring nature into our home. Of course, all these elements and foods can be combined.
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The pine cones can be combined with the simple but at the same time beautiful dry leaves. As well as with pumpkins or acorns. However pine cones alone are truly beautiful and can make a statement in your décor.
You can make a beautiful centerpiece with pine cones to decorate your dining room or living room. You can do this very easily with a container, either round or oval. Combine the pine cones with twigs, candles, and small pumpkins. Maybe you can think of it as a simple decoration, and you are right.
However, although somewhat simple, it can be very striking in the room where you place it. It can even be a cheerful arrangement depending on the pumpkin colors you use. Remember that there are not only the traditional orange pumpkins. There are also white ones and you can even paint them blue, pink or any other color that you like.
Another of the many creative and simple ideas with pine cones. It is that you can place some of these simply on your table or on the tablecloth. Also interspersed with other decorations such as acorns or the cute mini pumpkins. If you prefer you can also add some fruits such as apples or oranges.
This type of decoration is perfect if you do not have a container to make a centerpiece. Of course, you just have to be aware that each element is in its place so that it will not obstruct the space of the food that you will serve during dinner.
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Although it should be mentioned that it is not very practical at the moment if you clean the table and remove the tablecloth if you do. Since you will have to remove everything to remove the tablecloth and then place your decoration on the table again. Of course you can use a container of any material.
However, a wooden container for your centerpiece would be ideal. Since you will have more natural elements in your decoration. Remember that the best thing to do for autumn decorations is to use organic elements and take advantage of everything that nature offers us.
Another of the practical and simple creative ideas to decorate this fall, is that you collect some dry leaves. You can glue them together or if you prefer you can add glitter. You will make a kind of tablecloth to place the pine cones on top. And for a little more visual impact, place an odd number of pine cones on the dry leaves.
Using pine cones as a filler is another of the easy options you have to create a beautiful decoration. You just have to take a container, be it a vase or a basket and fill it with pineapples. You can even use the glass vases that you use to place your fresh flowers.
Pine cones actually look great when placed in clear glass vases or vases. You can even put together several vases filled with pine cones of different sizes to decorate the table or the shelves. They work very well for the dining room, living room, kitchen. And even in the bathroom or on your dresser in your bedroom. Simple, simple, but at the same time very elegant.
Original heart-shaped crown with pine cones
If you love and are good at making flower arrangements, then you can take advantage of that hobby and create a beautiful and original flower arrangement with pine cones. You could combine the pineapples with fresh white flowers. The white color of the flowers contrasts very well with the dark brown of the pine cones.
Such a bouquet can be a wonderful decoration for any style. Much more so for the rustic or country side. Although it is also very good in any style of decoration. Another of the spectacular creative ideas to use pine cones in your home in a very easy and economical way is to place them in pots.
Well yes, if you have some empty pots you can fill them with pine cones. And they can even be used to decorate the interior of your home such as your patio, garden or terrace. You could place your pots full of pine cones. Even to the side of your front door.
This same decoration can be used for the winter, adding some evergreen branches which will contribute to a slightly more wintery atmosphere. If you prefer, you can place a garden sponge in the pots. Likewise, wire the pine cones so that you can fix them in the pots and add any other element to cover the gaps.
Another favorite decoration for both fall and winter is the mantel decoration. You can easily dress up the mantelpiece with pine cones, some chestnuts, dried leaves with yellow, orange, brown and red colors.
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If you prefer, you can also add some candles for a more romantic and cozy decoration. This decor could make a statement in your living room and you won’t be investing a lot of time or money. It is quite functional and practical, since when the time comes to change the autumn decoration for the Christmas decoration.
Very well you can leave all the elements and you will only have to add your favorite Christmas accessories to complete the festive decoration. You can also do other easy DIY projects with the pine cones, such as bathing them with melted candle wax, either covering some parts of it or completely.
They actually look very original. In the same way they serve both for autumn and for the Christmas season. Just as you can cover them with the melted wax from the candles you can also paint them. You just have to choose the color of the paint, pour it into a container and put the pine cone. You can even paint the pine cones in two colors if you prefer.
Another of the creative ideas that has always been present and will continue like this are the wreaths with pine cones. You can create a beautiful wreath to decorate your front door to welcome fall. Although you can also place it on the wall of your dining room, even on the mantelpiece in your living room.
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Wreaths can also be very useful for your Christmas decorations. Use gold spray paint to paint the nuts and set pine cones in silver. You can help yourself with 8-inch pieces of florist wire to tie the cones around the crown. And with glue, fix the golden nuts and the other decorations that you want to place on the crown.
You can also create a small tree with branches and pine cones. Fortunately, all these creative ideas work for fall as well as for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Place some dry branches in a cylindrical glass vase. Add pine cones or also acorns or nuts inside the vase to act as a support for the branches.
Then hang as many pine cones as possible on the branches and if you want together with other small ornaments and that’s it. Of course, you can also bring a bit of nature to your kitchen. Although this simple decoration that we will indicate you can also add it in your living room.
Cover a two-tier cake stand with dried moss. Then add a layer of fake snow and bring the scene to life with evergreen twigs, pine cones. Also painted acorns and glass balls. This is also very easy, fast and very inexpensive to add seasonal spirit to your kitchen or dining room.
Beautiful decorative basket with pine cones of different sizes
As you may already know, collecting your own pine cones is a great way to save money and make great crafts to decorate every room in your home. For both autumn and winter season. Most people do not prepare pine cones before using them for a DIY and decorating project.
But it is always recommended that you first prepare them so that they are completely dry, without seeds and without insects. Of course, this will take you a little time but it is preferable so that they are suitable for any craft. First, to dry them and open them, preheat the oven to 200 degrees.
Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spread the pine cones in a single layer. Place the pineapples in the oven for about 30 minutes or until they are open and the sap melts. Remove them from the oven once they are ready and let them rest for a couple of days before using them to decorate.
This will kill any insects and melt the sap due to the heat. Now, if you don’t want to use your oven, then you can wash them very well and air dry them. You should only wash the pine cones in a bucket of warm water and a half or a cup of vinegar, depending on the amount of pine cones and water.
Let them soak for 20 to 30 minutes. Make sure all the sap has been washed away. Then place three layers of newspapers on the surface where you are going to dry them. After 20 or 30 minutes, rinse the pineapples with clean water. And put them on the newspaper for about three days before using them.
Original ornament for the autumn and Christmas season
The pine cones should be fully open when completely dry. If you want to whiten your pine cones a little, you only need to mix 50 percent water with 50 percent bleach bleach in a bucket. Soak the pineapples for about eight to nine hours.
Remove them from the solution and rinse with clean water. And finally, you put them in a single layer to dry completely in the sun. If you want to keep them a little longer in their natural state, you can spray them with a clear acrylic spray or spray varnish.
Once you have done the whole process to clean and dry them. Of course you won’t have to apply a thick coat. It will only be enough to cover them evenly. It is worth mentioning that if you want to use pine cones for outdoor crafts as well as bird feeders, you do not need to clean or dry them.