25 Easy Pinecone Crafts for Christmas {Decor projects you can DIY this weekend!}

‘Tis the season for pinecones to be falling from the trees. If your kiddos love to collect them as much as mine do you need these easy pinecone crafts for Christmas!

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Loving these Christmas pinecone crafts ideas to DIY for frugal decor! #christmas #christmasdiy

Easy Pinecone Crafts

There’s just something about pinecones that makes you feel all kinds of festive isn’t there? My kiddos love to collect them so we always end up with piles, and there’s only so many bowls I can fill.

So I turned to Pinterest to see if I could find some other ways to decorate our home using pinecones this Christmas. And what d’ya know, there are so many ideas we’re going to need more pinecones!

I found everything from Christmas trees in adorable terracotta pots, to the cutest owl ornaments, oh and elf ornaments too. And then a DIY that’s going to take a little time and effort, but will be so worth it, to make some pinecone fire starters!


Loving these pinecone crafts - so many Christmas ideas! #christmas

Pine Cone Christmas Trees


Pinecone Christmas Trees Mantel Decor

These Christmas trees would look festive on your mantel or as a centerpiece. Look out for the mini pots at the Dollar Store, and you’ll also need some craft paint, glitter and some stars as toppers. (via Scissors and Spoons)

Pine Cone Wreath


Pinecone Square Wreath

This rectangular twig wreath makes a nice change from the usual circular design. It’s really simple to make and the pine cones add a lovely festive touch. You could even paint or glitter up the pine cones if you liked. (via Taryn Whiteaker)

Bleached Pinecones


Bleached Pinecone Ornaments

If you’re a big fan of natural decor at Christmas this is the pine cone craft for you. I think the bleached pinecones look lovely with that velvet ribbon! (via Stone Gable)

Skiing Pine Cone Girls


Pinecone Skiing Pixie

Oh how adorable is this pine cone girl on skis! There’s not instructions for this one, so you can just take inspiration from the picture. Click through to see he skiing pals! (via Bella Dia)

5 Minute DIY Christmas Centerpiece with Pinecones & Berries


DIY Pinecone Christmas Centerpiece

I love quick and easy crafts, and this pine cone centerpiece looks so fabulous no one will believe it took you less than 5 minutes to put together! (via Julie Blanner)

Pinecone Christmas Trees


Pinecone Christmas Trees

Here are some more pinecone Christmas trees but this is a craft you can do with your kids. You could use them to decorate your own home or maybe their fairy garden! (via Our Mini Family)

Pine Cone Owl Ornaments


DIY Pinecone Owls

Oh how adorable are these owls! They’d make a fabulous gift for a nature lover and are a great way to use up your felt scraps! (via Lia Griffith)

Felt and Pine Cone Elves


Pinecone Elves

Or how about using the felt to make some little elves instead? You’ll need some 1 inch wooden beads for their heads and some teeny jingle bells for their hats! This is a craft that’s simple enough for you to make with the kids. (via https://liagriffith.com/felt-and-pine-cone-elves/)

Pinecone Elf Ornament


Pinecone Elf Ornament

Here’s a similar elf craft but I wanted to show it to you so you can see how they can be used as ornaments on the tree too! (via Life Your Way)

Make an Easy DIY Pinecone Wreath in One Hour


DIY Pinecone Wreath

Ok was I really just dissing circular wreaths? I take it all back because this one is beautiful and I love that you can make one in about an hour! (via Remodelholic)

Gorgeous Frosty Pinecone Craft


DIY Frosty Pinecones

Oohh so pretty! My daughter is going to have a blast making these because she has a thing for going over the top with glitter and that’s just what you need with this craft! (via Kids Craft Room)

How to Make Cinnamon-Scented Pinecones (Two Easy Tutorials


Pinecone Pot Pourii

What a brilliant idea to scent the pine cones so they make your room smell festive as well as looking pretty as a centerpiece! (via eHow)

Yarn-Wrapped Pinecones


Yarn Wrapped Pinecones

Here’s another craft you can do with the kiddos! They get to practice their fine motor practice and you get to use up your yarn scraps and finish up with some unique festive decor! (via A Pretty Fix)

Learn How to Make Your Own Pinecone Fire Starters


Pinecone Fire Starter Favors

If you have an open fire at home you have to make some of these. And if not they would make a fabulous Christmas gift for someone who does. Thinking about it they’d make pretty cute party favours (or even December baby shower favors) too! (via Something Turquoise)

Hygge Christmas Trees

Hygge Christmas TreesHere’s a great way to use up your yarn scraps to make some sweet little Christmas trees. Just match the colors to your chosen Christmas decor style. Then you can use them to decorate your mantel, make a table centerpiece or add some hangers and use them as ornaments on the tree.

Hygge Christmas Trees by Craftily my Love

Painted Pinecone Wreath

Painted Pinecone WreathWow! These pinecones really do look like flowers! This wreath is beautiful and a wonderful addition to your porch decor.

Painted Pinecone Wreath by The House that Lars Built

Simple Greenery-themed Ornaments

Simple Greenery-themed OrnamentsI would never have thought to combine those see through bauble balls with pinecones, but they look oh so effective!

Simple Greenery-themed Ornaments by By Brittany Goldwyn

Pinecone Tiles

Pinecone TilesHere’s a totally unique pinecone craft that makes a wonderful mantel decoration, or even a gift. Make a pinecone Christmas tree tile!

Pinecone Tiles by Pillar Box Blue

Cute Pinecone Hedgehog Craft

Cute Pinecone Hedgehog CraftGet the kids involved with your pinecone crafting by making a family of these sweet hedgehogs!

Cute Pinecone Hedgehog Craft by Kid’s Craft Room

Mason Jar Pinecone Christmas Tree

Mason Jar Pinecone Christmas TreeMason Jar Craft Alert! Here’s a wintery tree you can make for your Holiday decor that looks all snowy!

Mason Jar Pinecone Christmas Tree by Mad in Crafts

DIY Painted Pinecones

DIY Painted PineconesYou can paint your pinecones any color you like to match your Holiday decor, like these fun pastel shades that are a break from the traditional reds, golds and greens!

DIY Painted Pinecones by Lovely Indeed

Penguin Pinecone Tree Ornament

Penguin Pinecone Tree OrnamentHere’s another kid’s craft project to do as a family – these little penguins will look so cute hanging from your tree!

Penguin Pinecone Tree Ornament by Hello Wonderful

Pinecone Firestarters

Pinecone FirestartersBreak out your cinnamon essential oil so you can make some of these deliciously scented firestarters. And if you don’t have a fire just make them as a modern version of pot purri!

Pinecone Firestarters by Hello Nest

Easy Christmas Pinecone Garland

Easy Christmas Pinecone GarlandPinecones are a frugal but fabulous way to create a festive garland for your fireplace.

Easy Christmas Pinecone Garland by Dream Book Design

Pinecone Centerpieces

Pinecone CenterpiecesDress your Holiday table with these elegant pinecone centerpieces, you could use them as place holders too. They’d be lovely at a Christmas wedding I think!

Pinecone Centerpieces by Evermine

Snowy Pinecone Candle Luminaries

Snowy Pinecone Candle LuminariesIt’s rare that we have snow on Christmas day so I think I’ll make some of these snowy pinecone luminary jars to give our mantel a snowy feel whatever the weather outside!

Snowy Pinecone Candle Luminaries by Crafts by Amanda