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How to Make pine cone roses

How to Make Pine Cone Roses

Jane and Sonja
When weekly fresh flower bouquets aren't an option, these pretty pine cone roses are a great budget-friendly alternative. Step-by-step tutorial for these pinecone flowers is included!
5 from 2 votes
Servings 12 flowers


  • 12 Pine cones
  • Acrylic paint in light pink, dark pink, white
  • Paint brush
  • Green wooden skewers
  • Floral tape
  • Drill with small drill bit
  • Clear drying craft glue
  • Extra fine white glitter


  • Using a small, flat tip paint brush, paint each pine cone in the colour of your choice.
  • Once dry, drill a small hole about ¼” deep into the bottom of the pine cone using a small size drill bit (the same size as the diameter of the wooden skewer).
  • Wrap the wooden skewer with green floral tape starting at one end and finishing at the other.
  • Insert one end of the wrapped skewer into the drilled pine cone. Add glue if necessary to hold together.
  • Glue some fine translucent glitter to the painted pine cones if desired.
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