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Pine Cone Candle

Well it’s getting dinner time. So while it’s cooking, I’m going to show you this really easy craft you can do for Thanksgiving or Christmas..You can literally do this in about 10 minutes.

All you need for this project is:

  • Pine cone
  • Taper candle
  • Christmas Greenery (from wreath /garland)
  • Wire (thin)
  • Christmas pick

First let me say, I was looking at this pine cone I had in my ‘going to be a idea’ box. This box is just for neat things, different objects I find at the park. I was looking at the pine cone and noticed the bottom had a open space in the center. I instantly thought of a candle holder. Great Thanksgiving and Christmas.See below, the bottom of these pine cones..


If the top of your pine cone has a point, cut that off the pine cone. The bottom is going to be the top, and top, the bottom.

This is what your top will look like after you cut some off.



As you can see in the next photo how I wrapped the wire around the bottom.. leaving out 4″ of each wire after wrapping.


Now I had this piece of greenery also, I wrapped each end of the wire around the greenery to sit in the center and be stable. I didn’t like it…not enough greenery.


Well, I haven’t unpacked my Christmas Stuff….But I did have a pick. These pictures are before and after  I pulled it apart.


So I put the greenery with the silver in it on top of the other greenery and it made it a lot fuller.


You could do the same thing with the Christmas greenery they sell , for a table, kinda shaped like a diamond….well 3 pine cones put on that would be a beautiful centerpiece.  And it’s fast and easy. And…you probably have most the stuff you need already.

Thank you for stopping by..


16 thoughts on “Pine Cone Candle

      1. Really?? I don’t know why you can not see them.. I can see all my comments.and it’s open for public..You have to go all the way down to the posts. You may have to provide your email information as well…I just verified that. Let me know still problem exists..Please.


    1. Oh!! You can do so much with them….lucky lady!! I made a Christmas tree from a bunch last year.Gosh..the wreaths you could make with them!!! They would be lovely gifts for friends and neighbors!!


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