glitter pinecones – the worlds most inefficient tutorial

I had this wonderful awful idea to add glitter to a few pinecones. Isn't it purdy? I love glitter!! Best.Stuff.Ever. Seriously. I love it. (I also love being an amateur photographer. Do you like my "fancy" photos?) As you can plainly see, I made a white glitter pinecone. But I also made a red one! Yup, I made a total of two glitter pinecones. After that I gave up because they were a PAIN in the you-know-what if you know what I mean. I bought this 3-pack of glitter from Dollar Tree. And I thought, "What better way to use this glitter than to … [Read more...]

Pinecone framed artwork

I finally get to use my pinecones I've been saving since March! For this project I used the mini pinecones, not the jumbo ones, but don't worry! I've got some jumbo pinecone crafts in the works! Yippie! First, I found a frame in my stash of extra stuff I'm not using. I love that this one is square. Next I grabbed all my mini pinecones. I patiently sat there and hot glued each pinecone directly onto the glass of the frame. It was actually really easy and took me about 10 or 15 minutes. I love that you can see through the frame. And here's the back … [Read more...]

Christmas… in May? (Bake the bugs out of your pinecones!)

A month and a half ago (when I broke my dag-gum rib snow boarding!) I found a bunch of awesome pincecones. Or is it pine cones? I can't for the life of me figure out if it's oneword or two... I'll just alternate between the two for the duration of this post. I could Google it, but that would take an extra 3 seconds. Whateves. So anyway, I found these huge honkin' pine cones up at Mammoth Mountain. Some might think it's no big deal, but I'm from Texas. We have very small pinecones. I'm not use to pine cones so freaking huge. I mean, just look at them: Hey, it doesn't take … [Read more...]