Place dry pine cones on a foil-covered baking sheet in a single layer. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200 degrees for about minutes. Spray them with a little acrylic sealer to give them a little sheen and to give strength since pine cones are fragile.
Dipping Pine Cones in Paint for a Custom Look- Twist the pointed end of a bamboo skewer into the end of a pinecone. The paint mixture is 3 parts paint and 2 parts water. Dunk the pine cone into the paint and then set on wax paper to dry.
Spread some holiday cheer and decorate your home with these DIY Pinecone Christmas Trees. Create your own mini pinecone trees with spray paint and wine corks. Set up a little pine tree forest on the mantle, or take some to a local elderly home for the hol