Bleached Pinecones

Here's a way to give pinecones a beautiful bleached look. So easy! And amazing!
I’m a huge fan of NATURALS at Christmas. Greens, acorns, snow pinecones, holly, birch logs, berries, etc! I love to slip this type of Christmas decorating into my decor! And naturals looks so good no matter what your style! Have you ever bleached a pinecone? Everyone should do this science-experiment-diy… it is amazing and fun!
And the results are breathtaking! Bleaching pinecones is a very easy process, but make sure you set aside several days to bleach them. When they are completely dry they open up and turn from dark, deep brown to a soft taupe and white.
I hung bleached pinecones on a thin light taupe ribbon for a monochromatic look. Aren’t they unusual and beautiful? I’ll be making bunches this year for Christmas decorating!
Assorted Pinecones- no coating or pinecones that have a scent infused in them
hot glue
This is such an easy way to give pinecones a different yet natural look. They are really stunning!

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  • Ela30448383 Ela30448383 on Sep 21, 2017
    hi do i need to use the thin bleach or can i use thick toilet bleach? best wishes elaine clayton

  • Peg Meehan Peg Meehan on Nov 27, 2017
    Is there a difference in pine cone types? Maybe that can affect them!
    love this but not many pine cones in South Florida! Trying to think what I could use! Any suggestions???

  • Jean C Andrews Jean C Andrews on Dec 22, 2018

    I want to try this project! What kind of bleach are you talking about? I think you said not to use chlorine bleach. Thank You in advance!


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