This pine cone snowflake is such a simple and easy project to make for winter. All you need are pine cones, a wood board and a little bit of glue. Here are the step-by-step instructions.
Does your house ever get lonely when you take the Christmas tree down?
Can you hear an audible sigh when the mistletoe and holly and wreaths and reindeer are put away?
That’s why I try to winteristmas decorate.
You know. When you add a little winter into your Christmas decorating so when all the merry and bright goes away…
….the house still has a few friends.
Here’s a simple project to make the winter blues go away.
A pine cone snowflake.
Some times I find inspiration for projects in the most random of places.
Like a few pine cones that fell out of the tree onto the vintage toolbox below.
Don’t they look like a project just waiting to happen?
I made them into a pine cone snowflake.
A pine cone snowflake on a vintage gray barn door.
And all it took was about an hour and a little imagination.
Want to make your own? Here are the easy DIY and instructions.
DIY Pine cone Snowflake
Step 1: supplies
You’ll need a surface and about four dozen of these mini pine cones.
If you don’t have a barn door you could use plywood or reclaimed wood or barn wood.
If you don’t have pine cones under your tree you can find them at your local craft store.
Step 2: trace
Using a ruler, trace a straight vertical pencil line on the wood.
Then trace a horizontal line.
Then trace an X.
You’ll use the pencil lines as a guide to glue the pine cones down.
Step 3: glue
Then using a hot glue gun, glue down the pine cones to the wood.
Start at the center with the first pine cone.
step 4: continue to glue
Then, glue the pine cones along your pencil line.
At the end of each of the pine cone lines, I glued two pine cones on the edge and one on top to create an extra flake.
You can add your pine cone snowflake to a hutch or bookcase or sideboard or display it anywhere.
You want to be ready.
Winteristmas is just around the corner. 🙂
PS Don’t you love those leaves? They are velvet with glitter. I just found them on clearance. Happy winteristmas to me. 🙂