Do You Know How to Make a Pine Cone Wreath?

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I've wanted one for a like 20 years. This year I finally collected all the right sizes and types of pine cones I needed and made it. I know these wreaths had their hey-day many years ago, but I'm really glad to have one now. More information available at the blog.
I really like how it turned out.
You need some long skinny pine cones, and various sizes of small pine cones.
Attach the long skinny cones to wreath frame with floral wire.
These cones are the base for the other pine cones.
Hot glue clusters of the largest small pine cones and then fill in gaps with the smallest of the cones until you have the shape and look you want.

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  • Glenda Wall Glenda Wall on Nov 11, 2016
    on your Blog last night , and this till 2 am (could not SLEEP) have 2 / 5 gallon buckets of pine cones waiting to become something fab, the freshly washed ones are getting ready to go into a oven to bake the bugs and open their faces up. trying to decide to go natural or something "quirky" !!!!!!!!

    • Somewhat Quirky Somewhat Quirky on Nov 11, 2016
      I'm so glad that you were inspired! I've been trying out some new things - dome working, some not so much....

  • Penny Heeren Penny Heeren on Nov 20, 2016
    My mother used to make these by the dozens back in their heyday. While she started with using wire to attach them, she found it a lot less expensive to cut out wreath forms on plywood and attaching the cones by hot glue. I got the fun job of going back with a small paint brush to brush away the strands of hot glue that got left behind.

    • Somewhat Quirky Somewhat Quirky on Nov 20, 2016
      That's a good idea. I used enough hot glue on this one that when I hung it on my front door over the winter that the sun softened to the point that half the one cones fell off!