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Gilded Pinecones

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2008


  • Pinecones

  • Screw eyes

  • Wire

  • Gold paint


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

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

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

  4. Remove wire; thread with ribbon.

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