Pine cones are a great decorating resource because you can find them for free on the ground!
The only problem is, they’re always brown. So I thought, why not paint them?
You can easily customize pine cones with the paint color of your choice.
This post shows you how to paint pine cones … it’s so very easy!
In no time you’ll have a pretty centerpiece or the makings of a simple vignette.
I twisted the pointed end of a bamboo skewer into the bottom of the pine cone.
Remove it and shake off as much excess paint off the pine cone as you can.
Whenever they get wet they tend to close, but don’t fear! You can force them back open.
Set your oven to its lowest temperature and place pine cones on a baking sheet on the center shelf.
Check the pine cones about every 30 minutes and once they’ve opened, remove them from the oven.
The Jenica Peak cork is from a bottle of Merlot, which is a very good red wine!
And that’s how to paint pine cones … simply dunk and dry!
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