Pine cone tree

Pine cone tree


This pine cone tree is beautiful and will make a statement in your home! 

You will need

  • oasis cone (from flower wholesalers)
  • chicken wire (enough to cover the oasis cone)
  • glue gun
  • gold flower spray
  • pine cones
  • meringues (freshly baked or bought)
  • toothpicks
  • Christmas lights

To make

  1. Cover the oasis cone with chicken wire. Fold in any stray pieces of wire.
  2. Attach the pine cones to the covered oasis cone, working your way from the bottom up, using a hot glue gun.
  3. Spray with a touch of gold flower spray
  4. Wrap the lights around the cone, starting at the top.
  5. Add meringues to fill any gaps. You can secure these with toothpicks.


Magazine issue date: December, 2014

Joni van der Merwe

About Joni van der Merwe

Your Family’s Digital editor. Avid retweeter. When I’m not scrolling Instagram you’ll find me in my garden. Keen on DIY and I don’t believe there’s anything that can’t be fixed with some chalk paint.