Scented Pine Cone Wreath

This is the time of year when I do a lot more crafting than usual.  

Once I smell the cinnamon scent of the holiday season my mind starts thinking up projects.

Such was the case with my scented pine cone wreath:

how to make a scented pine cone wreath

Yep, the little bags of scented pine cones were at the front of the craft store when I was there and I’m a total sucker for them.

I originally thought I would glue them to a flat, round wreath form.

wreath making supplies

Then I realized that I would need another bag of pine cones to help fill in some little gaps, so I searched the house for things I already had.

I decided to use an old black picture frame.  It wouldn’t need so many pine cones and I wouldn’t have to paint it to help hide the gaps.

Then it was as easy as gluing the pine cones to the frame with hot glue.  Easy peasy.

gluing pine cones to a frame

I glued pine cones to the front and to the sides of the little frame.  In no time, my frame was all filled up and I added a green silk bow.

I figure I can use this little wreath for both fall and Christmas.  Love that!

pine cone wreath

I hung it in my dining room so the cinnamon smell is near my front door.  

scented pine cone wreath

 I love simple crafts, don’t you?

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12 Responses to Scented Pine Cone Wreath

  1. This is such a cute wreath, I think the green satin ribbon adds a bit of elegance. Simply beautiful!!

  2. martina says:

    LOVE IT Julie!! It looks so pretty hanging from your hutch doors!

  3. Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. says:

    That’s really cute! And I have pinecones and frames!

  4. Love this idea! The shape really elevates the look. 🙂

  5. love this and love the different shape that the frame provides. Good work!

  6. So pretty and i can smell it now!…Just love how you used the frame as a base for a wreath!…you are the clever one!!!
    Beautiful job as always Julie!

  7. Simple crafts are my favorite! Your wreath looks so pretty; the satin ribbon adds a nice finishing touch. Pinning!

  8. Carol says:

    Oh, I am a real sucker for those scented pinecones, too! I almost fell for it the other day but resisted……today, who knows! I like the rectangular shaped wreath for a change.

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  11. Visiting from Funky Junk. Yes, I love simple crafts too and I am making this one. I think it’s adorable and I already have the pine cones and a ton of frames to choose from. Really love square wreaths too. Thanks for sharing.

  12. Teresa says:

    I love the square frame and the easy peasy makings of the wreath. Thank you for sharing!

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