Thanks for the lovely comments on the rustic Christmas wreath. I’m really loving the simplicity of it too. If you haven’t checked out the post, you should see the other 17 wreaths featured, just go to the bottom of post for the links. I love them all.
While I was putting away the Halloween and fall decor items, I found a bag of teeny tiny pinecones in my storage bin. It was inside a grocery bag, so I’m inclined to believe they were scavenged in one of our walks in the woods. If you follow on Instagram, you will see me post pictures of the woods often. Anthony will often come with me and we look for “treasures”. Either they came from the woods or they may have come from one of those bags of pinecones and vase fillers that you can get at the craft stores. Not really sure. I don’t remember buying them at all.
So instead of putting them away again, I decided to do something with them. My trusty hot glue gun helped me out.
So here is what I did to make this mini pinecone wreath
The secret to making the circle is… ready for it… mason jar lid. I can’t take credit for that genius idea… I saw it somewhere, although I can’t remember where. Anyways, I hot glued a bunch of the bigger sized pinecones to the outside of the screw lid. The lid that I used is a regular sized not a wide mouth lid.
Then I added two more rows of the teeny tiny pinecones to the top of the mason jar screw lid (I think that’s what it’s called right?) Now you can’t see the lid, unless you look in the back of it.
I think the teeny tiny little ones are so adorable. I had hundreds of those in the bag. I made a few of these and they took about 10 minutes each to make. Super easy and fast which is my kind of craft. I can’t wait to put these on my Christmas tree. I could also see these around the base of votive candle holder, can’t you?
Here’s a picture collage of what I started with and what I ended up with.
Since I had so many of these tiny pinecones, I ended up making another craft which I will show you soon. But now I must get back to my daughter’s room, I have to update you all on it tomorrow!
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