How to Make DIY Snow-Covered Pine Cones


Make beautiful snow-covered pine cones with this easy tutorial. They can be used throughout your home from fall to spring for a budget-friendly decorating idea.

Hello! Michelle from Our Crafty Mom back today with a fun winter craft using pine cones. These are not only easy to make, but they are inexpensive too.

How to make Snowy Pine Cones

How to Make snow-covered pine cones

Whenever I go for a walk, I pick up any pine cones that I find. They can be used in so many different ways.

If you do not live in an area with pine cones, you can also buy them at the craft store. Be sure to use a 40% off coupon to save money!

Add them to a wreath, place them in a pretty decorative bowl, or even make a pine cone garland.

What you need: 

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Supplies Needed: 

gorilla decoupage glue with foam pads


1. gather pine cones

Keep an eye out in your yard or when you go for a walk for fallen pine cones. You can also buy them at the craft store. If you do find them outside, be sure they are free of any critters.

pine cones set of 3 on white fur rug

2. add decoupage glue to pine cones

Use the make-up sponges to add decoupage glue to the pine cones. I like to use sponges because they are inexpensive and also you can get into all the nooks and crannies of the pine cones.

pine cones with glue

3. Cover pine cones with Epsom salt

Begin adding the Epsom salt to the pine cones. I just poured directly from the bag over a paper plate. You can also use a plastic spoon to add Epsom salt directly over the glue.

pine cone with glue and epsom salt

4. Continue to add the Decoupage And Epsom Salt

For some of the pine cones, I wanted a really heavy snowy look, so I continued to add additional decoupage glue and Epsom salt.

You can go as light or as heavy as you like. The heavily covered pine cones totally look like they are snow-covered!

pine cones covered in epsom salt

5. let it dry

Allow the pine cones to dry 2-3 hours. I let them dry overnight just to be safe.

6. pour leftover Epsom salt in a bag

A quick tip that I’ve learned over the years is to use paper plates with this type of craft. You can easily pour the leftover Epsom salt back in the bag.

pouring epsom salt back into bag with folded paper plate

Now that you have all these lovely snowy pine cones you can decorate with them. One of my favorite ways to display them is in this antique dough bowl that I found at an antique store (this is similar):

snowy pine cones in dough bowl

These would be cute in a foraged items dough bowl table display too!

Thank you so much for visiting. I hope you enjoyed this easy and budget-friendly pine cone craft.

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collage with snowy pine cones

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