Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Pinecone Nativity Scene

Since tomorrow is Thanksgiving and it is customary to decorate the day after, I don't feel silly posting this now. I have been wanting to make this for the longest time, but I could never find a pinecone big enough. I finally found one at Michaels, AND it smells like cinnamon!



I picked up a set of mini nativity ornaments from JoAnn's and painted them gold.

Before

After. Nativity bling!


Next, I painted the tips of the pinecone with gold glitter.


I glued the pinecone to the "snow" and hot glued pearls from a broken necklace to the pinecone.

The snow for this is just quilt batting glued to a piece of cardboard and sprinkled with white glitter.

Once the paint dried I hot glued the nativity people in front of the tree.



This project took my only a few hours (including letting the paint dry), and it looks and smells great on my corner shelf.



Happy crafting!
~Macy

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7 comments:

  1. That is so cool. You have the neatest ideas.

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  2. That is so sweet! I'm in JoAnn's at least once a week and will be looking for the mini Nativity ornaments.
    Thanks so much for sharing!

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