How to DIY Ombre Pine Cones In 3 Simple Steps

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We’re willing to bet that your Thanksgiving menu is top of mind these days, but don’t neglect the all-important home decor.

Crafty Lumberjacks Dennis Setteducati and Andrew Boza have a creative way to turn the pine cones right outside your home into ombre pine cones. Sounds fancy, but the DIY craft is super-simple, kid-friendly and will give a festive touch to your Thanksgiving tablescape or mantle.


Start off by adding a base coat of primer to you pine cones. This will give them a vibrant pop of color once the paint dries.

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Pick one color for each pinecone. For the ombre effect, start with the darkest color and paint the base of the pinecone. As you paint higher, add white into your color palette and mix it in as you go up.


Arrange the dried pine cones on a platter to decorate your tablescape.

Bonus tip: You can turn your ombre pine cones into an ornament and use them as take-home gifts for guests.

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