Mini Pine Cone Wreath Ornament

Mini Pine Cone Wreath Ornament

Aren’t these mini pine cone wreaths sweet? And they’re very inexpensive and quick to make. Just go for a walk in the woods and gather the materials: 😀 some mini pinecones or alder cones – I used alder cones. This is the 7th project of my Advent Calendar.

Alder Cones Christmas Wreath Ornament
Alder cones – let the cones dry for 2 or 3 days

You’ll need:

  • alder cones or mini pine cones
  • wooden or glass beads
  • wire
  • wire cutter
  • flat nose pliers

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Cut a piece of wire, double it and insert the first mini pine cone between the wires.

DIY christmas mini cone wreath tutorial

Twist the wires to secure the mini pine cone.

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String one bead on both wires, then insert the next mini pine cone between the wires and twist to secure.

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Continue till you have about seven or eight mini pine cones and beads on the wire.

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Bend the wire into a wreath shape, wrap the wire to secure the wreath form and cut off the excess wire.

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Wasn’t that quick and easy? 😀

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Now make more mini cone wreaths with different colored beads. You could also paint the cones before you use them.

DIY natural christmas wreath gather materials in the woods

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