Ombre Pinecone

I’ve been a little busy.. Here is a pretty fall craft from WhimZeeCal! I wish I had pine cones in my yard, but you can always buy some at a craft store such as Michael’s.

Here are the instructions..

Materials:

– A pinecone
– Acrylic paint in three or four different shade of the same color
– Angled paint brush
– An old toothbrush
Construction:

1. Take your toothbrush and clean off any dirt or bugs (recommend doing this step outdoor).
2. Take your paint brush and apply the first shade on to 1/4 of the pinecone (recommend starting with the darkest shade at the bottom of the pinecone and working your way up).
3. Continue painting the next shade to the next 1/4 of the pinecone.
4. Repeat step 3 with the rest of the shades until you reach the top. – See more at: http://www.whimzeecal.com/2013/09/diy-friday-ombre-pinecone-tutorial.html#sthash.fCVon7DX.dpuf

A great craft! So cute ā¤
Happy crafting,
~g
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2 thoughts on “Ombre Pinecone

  1. This is so beautiful! I really want to recreate it but I’ll probably have to go and buy some pinecones #christmassummerproblems haha
    Have a lovely weekend!
    Much Love,
    Karen

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