Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be a stressful one, especially financially. All those gifts and decorations won’t pay for themselves. But there’s a very obvious solution to that, you can try to DIY some of those things. It’ll save you some money and it can be a fun activity to do with friends and family that will ultimately bring you closer. And since it’s Christmas we’re talking about pinecone DIYs seem very fitting. All you have to do is assemble some pinecones in the nearby park or forest and get a few cheap supplies from the craft store and the rest is up to your skill and creativity. Here are a couple of pinecone DIYs for you to try or get inspired by.
1. PineCone Penguins
You can easily make these penguin pinecone tree decorations. It’s fun, it’s unique and even a child can help with this DIY.
2. Pinecone Ornaments
Why not use pinecones are ornaments. Just tie a ribbon to them and paint them any color you want. Metallic shades are most festive in our opinion.
3. Pinecone Christmas Tree
You can easily make a mini Christmas tree out of pinecones for your office or even your mantelpiece or windowsill decoration.
4. Pinecone Wreath
Why would you buy a plastic wreath for your door if you can make one out of pinecones? It’s natural, it’ll smell nice and it’s free. Plus you get to make it look however you want by adding other pieces or painting it different colors.
5. Pinecone Hedgehogs
A really easy toy, decoration or Christmas ornament you can make out of a pinecone is a hedgehog. I mean the texture is just perfect for it.
6. Pinecone Animals
But you can always get creative and make it into any cute animal you want, like a fox or a mouse.
7. Pinecone Candle Holders
Pinecones can easily be glued together to make a candle holder and you can also just put them around candles to that when they heat up your house can smell of pine trees. It’s best to wash them beforehand though.
8. Pinecone Centerpiece
You can also use them to create a very wintery and Christmas centerpiece for your table. You can just have a bowl of them arranged with some candles or you can put them in a vase.
9. Pinecone Mini Tree
You can make them into the smallest Christmas tree ever for a cute photoshoot, or for your child’s dollhouse. It’s also just a cute to have a few of those dotted around the house or arranged in a little forest on the windowsill.
10. Alternative Pinecone Door Decor
You know you don’t actually have to have a circular shaped wreath. You can make it look however you want. Just tie some ribbons together and add a festive ribbon or make them into a bouquet. It’ll look cute either way.