Saturday, November 15, 2014

Painted Pine Cone Tutorial

Hello sweet friends!
I have been a busy girl crafting and getting ready for the holidays!
Every year I have the kids gather pine cones for me.
This year I painted and glittered my pine cones pink and white to use in wreaths, bowl fillers and outside decor. 
I love finding inexpensive pretty ways to decorate!
Here is a step by step tutorial of how I painted my pine cones.

Painted Pine Cone Tutorial
Step 1 :
Collect pine cones and mix up your favorite shade of pink paint. 

 Step 2:
Spread out a piece of plastic to paint over. Put your plastic gloves on, this craft gets messy. Using a generous dip of paint begin painting the outside of pine cone.

 Step 3:
Next, gently paint into the tips.
 
 Step 4:
While pine cone is still wet sprinkle with fairy dust glitter. Lay on plastic to dry. Take it a step further and embellish with ribbons, pearls and pretty baubles.
Display in a pretty bowl for a pretty hint of holiday romance.
 Have fun painting pine cones!
 Thank you so very much for stopping by for a visit with me!
Hope you all are having a day full of Joy and holiday good tiding!
 
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Hugs and sparkles,
xoxo
Olivia
Olivia

7 comments:

  1. Olivia, I have gathered pine cones all fall. I wanted to make some cute decorations with my g.daughters. This is really cute, may have to do this with them. Thanks for the cute idea. Blessings to you, xoxo,Susie

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  2. Really pretty...I need to go find a source for pretty pine cones.....

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  3. I love your home, so romantic and shabby chic :) Do you normally use that mirror as your tray when you're decorating? I have lots of shabby chic mirrors in the living area and the bedroom but I never thought about using is as a tray :) I might use it next time when serving coffees and teas to my guests :)

    From:
    ParisDecor.net

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  4. Those are darling, Olivia. Have you ever tried dipping them in slightly thinned paint? I have done that in the past and I love the way those come out, too. I think I was too lazy to paint them~;>) xo Diana

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  5. They are gorgeous and the glitter is the perfect touch!

    Carol

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  6. Those are so pretty in pink, definitely something I would do

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Hello Friend! Thank you so much for stopping by! I love to hear your thoughts! Hugs, Olivia

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