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{Get your tools ready: Pine Cones (forage them in your neighborhood/woods or buy them at a craft store), Spray Paint, Twine (or any string you like), Gold Leaf (available at most craft stores, or online here), Glitter, Screw Eye Hooks (I got mine at Home Depot).}

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{Take your Cones outside (or in a well-ventilated area), and spray until you achieve the color saturation you like. Let dry for about 15 minutes.}

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{Once your Cones are almost dry (still slightly tacky), apply the Gold Leaf and use a sponge tool or brush (even a soft toothbrush will do) to dust off the excess Leaf.}

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{Use your Glitter liberally on your non-gold Cones!}

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{Yay! Gold & Pink Glittery Goodness!}

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{Using either your fingers or a pair of pliers, gently screw a hook eye into the top of each Pine Cone.}

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{Line up your Cones in the order you’d like them to hang on your finished Garland. Then knot your twine, evenly spaced, onto each Eye Hook. }

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{VOILA! Your beautiful, sparkly, & glamorous Garland is ready to be hung wherever your Holiday Heart desires (in my case, over my fireplace!}

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What would the Holidays be without a super glam & fun DIY!? This Pine Cone Garland is easy and will cost little money to make. I decided to add pops of bright & glittery pink to mine, but you can let your imagination go wild with color choices here…..add some deep red for a true Christmas feel, or some green….or maybe even black for a more edgy look.

This was my first time working with Gold Leaf, and let me tell you – I now have the urge to literally Gold Leaf everything in sight!!! 

XO

{All images by Miss Renaissance.}

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    Advnturesspirit

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    December 19, 2012

    I love the way the gold and pink look together! I’ll have to give this a try :)

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      missrenaissance

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      December 23, 2012

      Yay, I hope you try it!

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      Eduardo

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      January 10, 2013

      I have used the same idea but I used the cupboard bdesie my . I put pull out shelves made of peg board and dowling. The front of each shelf is labelled with the brand of . With 3 or 4 inches for each shelf I will be able to add more as needed. Bobbin threads go bdesie the matching spool. This site is so full of useful information!

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    The Bow Ho

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    December 19, 2012

    Such a cute craft! I love how you took an element of nature and made it into a beautiful holiday decoration!

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      missrenaissance

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      December 23, 2012

      Agreed, taking things from nature & re-purposing them is always so fun and rewarding!

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      Troy

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      January 10, 2013

      I am fortunate enguoh to have a husband who works for a plastic place. He made me years ago clear acrylic cabinets on the wall for my serger and regular sewing with doors and hinges (out of plastic) to protect my assortment of threads from dust and fall down and out on to the floor. I group colors and bobbins together.He also made me a clear plastic table to fit around my serger 10 years ago with 2 drawers, not just legs, like they have now. I am soooooooo lucky!!:)

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    nancy @ adore to adorn

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    December 19, 2012

    these are so pretty! I love how they turned out!
    xo,
    nancy

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    Casa de Caisa

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    December 19, 2012

    omg, how pretty! :) :)

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    [...] Of course, we understand that all of our holiday schedules are stuffed to the brim with parties, shopping, and, of course, eating, so we found what might just be the easiest Christmas DIY, ever. To create this pinecone garland, all you need is spray paint, twine, gold leaf, glitter, and some delicious cookies baking in the oven (okay, that part’s just for us). The end result? A chic string of garland to light up your tree, fireplace, or anywhere in between. Click over to Miss Renaissance for all the steps, and get craftin’. (Miss Renaissance) [...]

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    crafteddom

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    December 21, 2012

    so pretty! Great colour choice. Thanks for sharing! :D

    Dom.
    Craftedblog.com

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      missrenaissance

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      December 23, 2012

      Thanks for reading :-)

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        Raharjo

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        January 10, 2013

        Thank you so much for linking up to last weeks show and share. Make sure to come back and link up this week with your lsetat project.A mommy’s life…with a touch of yellowtyandwhitneyulrich.blogspot.com

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    Tiffany

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    October 23, 2014

    Super cute project! Just curious…why use gold leaf if you’ve already spray-painted the cones gold? I’ve never used gold leaf before. Does it just make the gold more intense? Tks!

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      missrenaissance

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      October 24, 2014

      Yes, using the gold leaf & glitter on top of the spray paint makes the gold effect a LOT more intense and beautiful!