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Have a tree-mendous Christmas with this pine cone craft! #PrelovedAdvent

Have a tree-mendous Christmas with this pine cone craft! #PrelovedAdvent

Happy Day 23 of #PrelovedAdvent! Are you being pestered to put the tree up but haven’t quite got the will yet? Or have you got the tree up and it’s just not enough? Well, here’s a quick and easy craft to make your very own mini pinecone Christmas tree!

What you’ll need

  • Clean pine cones
  • Green paint
  • Brush
  • Transparent Craft glue
  • Glitter
  • Small terracotta pots
  • Small stars for the top

Make your own pine cone Christmas trees

Step 1

Make sure that your terracotta pots are dry and then paint.

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Step 2

Take the paintbrush and paint the tips of the pine cones green

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Step 3

When this paint is dry, paint the tips with transparent glue and sprinkle with glitter (this will make the trees look as if they are dusted with snow!)

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Step 4

Put glue around the edge of the pot and place the dried, painted pine cones in

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And that’s it! Make sure you check out all the Preloved Advent crafts and don’t forget to tag us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram!



Holly Fitzgerald

Holly Fitzgerald

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Holly looks after Preloved's online communities and the blog. Her natural habitat is cosied under a fluffy blanket, drinking earl grey tea with her two rescue cats, Kevin and Smaug. She is also often found in the depths of a vintage store.