Pine Cone Crafts

Learn How to Make Crafts Using Pine Cones

Woman holding pine cones
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Pine cones can make for some interesting crafts. You can make everything from simple, painted ornaments to stunning tabletop decorations. The only trick to using fresh pine cones in crafts is to remember that pine cones have seeds inside them and some may also contain sap. You can avoid the mess this can cause simply by following these simple directions.

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    Air Freshener

    Pine Cone Air Freshener Craft
    Pine Cone Air Freshener Craft.

    Follow these instructions, and you can make fancy air fresheners using pine cones and potpourri.

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    Angel Craft

    Pine Cone Angel Craft
    Pine Cone Angel Craft.

    This cute angel has a pine cone for a body and a wooden bead for a head, and she is decorated using basic craft supplies.

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    Bird Feeder

    Pine cone bird feeder
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    Pick up all of the pine cones in your yard, turn them into bird feeders, and then hang them back up in your trees.

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    Fire Starter

    Pine Cone Fire Starter Craft
    Pine Cone Fire Starter Craft.

    Thanks to a visitor named Christi, you can make a colorful fire starter. These also make great gifts.

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    Mini Christmas Tree

    Pine Cone Tree Ornament
    Pine Cone Tree Ornament.

    Learn how you can make a pine cone look like a miniature Christmas tree using some paint and decorative craft supplies.

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    Owl Craft

    Pine Cone Owl Craft
    Pine Cone Owl Craft.

    Use these instructions submitted by Bev, and you can craft an owl out of pine cones.

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    Popsicle Stick Bird House

    Popsicle Stick Bird House Craft
    Popsicle Stick Bird House.

    A visitor named Beverly explains how she made this fun and unique bird house that is decorated with pine cones.

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    Silver Pine Cone

    Silver pine cone
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    Do you know what the story is behind the silver pine cone? Read all about it here.

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    Snowman Craft

    Pine Cone Snowman Craft
    Pine Cone Snowman Craft.

    Use these suggestions to build tiny snow people out of pine cones.

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    Squirrel Craft

    Pine Cone Squirrel Craft
    Pine Cone Squirrel Craft.

    This cute little squirrel will enjoy sitting on a shelf, and he promises not to steal any of your nuts.

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    Wreath Craft

    Pine cone wreath
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    This tutorial explains how to use several pine cones and a paper plate to make a decorative wreath.