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Clean your pine cones for crafts naturally with these simple steps.

How to Clean Pine Cones for Crafts

Jane and Sonja
There are so many creative ways to use pine cones in your crafting, wedding, home decor and more. Learn how to clean pine cones naturally before crafting!
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  • Pine cones
  • Scrubbing Brush
  • Cookie Baking Sheet
  • Parchment Paper


  • Scrub out dirt and seeds with a scrubbing brush.
  • If necessary, wash the pinecones.
  • Bake the cleaned pine cones on a flat baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Oven temperatures vary so ensure to closely monitor the pine cones while baking in the oven.
  • Let cool completely before using for crafts.
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