Make pinecones sparkle

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With Christmas coming up there have been a lot of crafts being made here.  Tonight I’d like to share a quick little DIY on how to add some sparkle to some pinecones. I got my white tipped Pinecones from Michaels and picked them because they were the only ones I could find!  It’s wild how quick Christmas crafts are flying off the wall at Michaels. Onto the DIY.

Materials

  1. ModPodge
  2. Paint brush
  3. Epsom salts
  4. Pinecones (plain, painted, etc.)

Instructions

Using the paintbrush, brush glue along a pinecone. I find getting glue on only the tips work well. It’s nice and quick too since you just have to run the brush along the pinecone.  In my opinion, too much sparkle on the pinecones makes things look a little crazy. Do what you feel is right for you though!pinecones2Sprinkle Epsom salts over the pinecone. I did this over a box to catch the extra Epsom salt.  I was generous with the Epsom salt and when a lot had gathered on the bottom on the box  I rolled the pinecones in the Epsom salt as well. Shake out the extra Epsom salts from pinecone (into the box too!) and let dry.

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Repeat with other Pinecones!  That’s it! It’s really that simple.  I used the pinecones to make some ornaments but you can use them in many Christmas crafts. Happy crafting!



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