Pinecones are falling, and there are some really cute things you can make from the fruits of your collecting labor. The FIRST thing you should do is bake the bugs out of pinecones, bark or even acorns if you collect them from nature. How do you do that? Check this link here from House of Hepworths.
What can you do with your bug-free pinecones? So many things!
Make a fall garland with this example from Better Homes and Garden. BHG suggested you change out the burlap ribbons to red ribbons for the Christmas holidays. Heck, that might even include Valentine’s decor.
Here is another Better Homes and Gardens garland swag you can make.
Make beautiful pinecone topiaries. By Stephanie Lynn has a great tutorial for making these beautiful holiday topiaries from pine cone pieces.
Ekester Antiques had this wreath on their website. I wish I could just buy it, but I think it is an older post.
Martha Stewart has this great tutorial for a garland. Find it here.
Tom Turkey can be purchased on Heather Donohue’s site or she has a great tutorial here if you want to make your own. They are only $12, so you might just want to purchase them to have them in time.
There is a great tutorial for this wreath at Home Talk.
Apartment Therapy has a great tutorial for these fire starters here.
I adore this wreath from Mothersniche.com. I would love to make one similar.