We gathered quite a few pine cones this year so thought it will be good to have a go at transforming them in decorations for our Christmas tree.
First I painted them – Some in white and some in gold. I left them on the counter to dry for a couple of days and than the really fun part started.
You can let your little ones help you with painting as its a fairly easy job to do. My girls adore colouring:
I tried out ribbons in different colours to decorate the pine cones. Everything I had around the house really – pink, white and gold and gold or simply red elastic. I simply wanted first to see how they are going to look and than decide the design I wanted to go for. I ended up with lots of different combinations but I think these are quite good to give away as presents to family and friends too so…all good there.
Which colour do you like more?
Supplies To Make Colourful Pom Pom Christmas Tree Cards
- pine cones
- white and gold paint
- glue gun
- ribbon – pink, gold, white (any colour you wish really)
- coloured rhynestones
I know, I know. These pinecones Christmas ornaments are ridiculously easy! But you know what? They turned out surprisingly beautiful, and they are going to look amazing on our tree! I promise I will take pictures and show them to you. And the best part was that both my 3 year old and 7 year old could help make them. They are pretty much fool proof, even for a three year old!
Steps to follow:
- colour the pinecones and let them dry
- make bows and hanging loops out of the ribbons you chose
- using the glue gun and stick the bows and loops to the pinecones
- add rhinestones if you wish too
- let the glue dry and you are finished