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Gilded Pinecones


  • Pinecones
  • Screw eyes
  • Wire
  • Gold paint


  1. Step 1

    In a ventilated area, line a surface with plastic and then paper. Secure a rod across an open cardboard box.

  2. Step 2

    Insert a screw eye into base of each pinecone. Attach a 10-inch-long wire to each screw eye.

  3. Step 3

    Stir gold paint. Wearing gloves, dip pinecones to coat; hang on rod in box. Let dry (at least 1 day).

  4. Step 4

    Remove wire; thread with ribbon.

Martha Stewart Living, December 2008

Reviews (2)

  • lillymae 4 Nov, 2010

    What about with scented pine cones?

  • luvsweets 1 Dec, 2008

    try for Christmas