As Christmas approaches, people often strive for the most beautiful and unique Christmas decorations. There are many DIY ideas for Christmas, which make it difficult to choose. Undoubtedly, the easiest, most natural, and most decorative of these ideas is the DIY pinecone Christmas tree ornaments. In this sense, many different ideas made with these simple materials will help you a lot in your own Christmas crafts. With these pinecone Christmas ornaments ideas, you can create different human and animal figures and make many more decoration ideas. Moreover, you can start preparing a Christmas tree decoration as a whole family since these ideas also attract kids’ interest.
General Materials For Pinecone Christmas Crafts
- Tiny pom poms
- Beads or berries
- String, ribbon, or feathers
- Hot glue gun
- Cotton balls
- Additional wood branches if needed
1) Animal Figures with Pinecones
The first DIY pinecone ornaments idea is about creating different Christmas animal figures. As you see in the photos below, there are different animal figure ideas made from pinecones. For creating a deer figure, you will just need a couple of small wood branches for the legs and wool thread or caddice for the antlers. As another idea, you can create a pinecone owl figure by filling pinecone with cotton balls. You can use any suitable materials for the eyes, nose, and wings of the pinecone owl figure. Also, you can create a cute turkey with the pinecones. For this, you might need a few colorful feathers for the tail.
2) Pinecone Pom Pom & Bead Ornaments
Secondly, you can decorate your pinecone with colorful pom poms, beads, or berries. For this idea, the only thing you should do is sticking the pom-poms or beads on the branches of the pinecone. Now, you can hang your colorful pinecone on your Christmas tree with a simple ribbon or you can put them on a small wood slice with hot glue as it is in the photos.
3) Pinecone Fairy, Elves & Genome
As another DIY pinecone Christmas idea, you can create beautiful garden fairies, elves, and genomes with pinecones for your Christmas decoration. As you see in the photos below, you can easily create your figure with suitable fabrics, pom-poms, and ribbon. For the wings of an angel or a fairy, you can use feathers, wired ribbon, or white paper lace.
Or just paint it as you wish…
Beyond all the beautiful ideas mentioned above, you can just paint your pinecone with any color with your children. I hope these beautiful ideas will beautify your Christmas concept and hope you and your children will have an amazing time doing these simple DIY Christmas ideas. Mary, Mary Christmas!
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