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Pine cones

Gold copper pinecones

My youngest daughter collected pine cones for her woodland Birthday party and I didn’t want them to go to waste. They are so beautiful. As I have a collection of spray paint and it’s nearly Christmas, I decided to turn them into Christmas decorations. She requested a gold one to give as a gift and the others I painted copper and they will be sold to raise money for my eldest’s classroom budget.

Gold pinecone Copper pinecone

I found some hoop screws (probably not their technical name but you get the idea) in my husband’s screw box. He had a selection of gold and copper so I was able to match them. I simply screwed them into the bottom of the pine cone.

Copper pinecone

I then used some grey ribbon I had. Super simple but really beautiful (Mother Nature’s work not mine).

Gold copper pinecones Gold copper pinecones

Happy making!

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2 Comments

  • Reply Jenny Parks November 29, 2017 at 8:52 am

    Wonderful – brilliant idea! Off to copy it!

    • Reply Georgia Broome November 29, 2017 at 9:24 am

      Thank you. Happy making! x

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