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Pine Cone Christmas Trees by Somewhat Quirky Design

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Oh how I love these Christmas Trees I've made over the years with pine cones. Make some of your own.
Time: 2 Hours Cost: $7 Difficulty: Easy
  • oh how i love these christmas trees i ve made over the years with pine cones, christmas decorations, crafts, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
These trees are made from pine cone bracts carefully arranged around a Christmas tree form.
  • oh how i love these christmas trees i ve made over the years with pine cones, christmas decorations, crafts, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
I've used the styrofoam forms, paper mache forms and then learned to make my own cones with posterboard. Making my own forms give me a lot more size flexability. It also saves me a bit of money.
  • oh how i love these christmas trees i ve made over the years with pine cones, christmas decorations, crafts, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
For many years I enjoyed these trees in their natural state. Then I began experimenting with painting them.....and glittering them. Now I've done them in many colors and states of glitteriness. I made that word up!
  • oh how i love these christmas trees i ve made over the years with pine cones, christmas decorations, crafts, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
The blog post with the tutorial is listed just below this post. For more pictures of various trees check HERE.

To see more: http://www.somewhatquirkydesign.com/2012/11/pine-cone-christmas-trees_27.html

Ask the creator about this project

  • Ellen H
    Ellen H Cullman, AL
    on Nov 27, 2012

    Very cute idea.

  • Kimberlee
    Kimberlee Villa Rica, GA
    on Nov 28, 2012

    Those are beautiful!

  • Gail@Purple Hues and Me
    Gail@Purple Hues and Me Millersville, MD
    on Aug 2, 2013

    Your trees are awesome!

  • Mary Braid
    Mary Braid Hagerstown, MD
    on Aug 6, 2013

    Already have all the material. Want to get started this coming week with my great-granddaughter. Thank you for sharing.

  • Debby Boyle
    Debby Boyle Necedah, WI
    on Sep 29, 2013

    I love this tree's!! How did you make them?

    • Somewhat Quirky
      Somewhat Quirky Grosse Pointe, MI
      on Oct 1, 2013

      @Debby Boyle if you click to the blog link in the post you will find a tutorial.

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