Glitter Pinecone Craft

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Start by collecting pinecones under pine trees in your area. If you do not have some in your neighborhood, stop by a local park and look for pine needles on trees. They are pretty simple to spot. We have about four that I know of in my neighborhood. I was able to find about 30 pinecones and filled up my basket twice. I am sure that neighborhoods with more pine trees and fewer palm trees will be filled with pinecones. I cannot wait to hear how many you are able to find for this Glitter Pinecone Craft. Let me know in the comments below.

Preparing Pinecones for Crafting

Before you bring the pinecones inside, put them in a bucket with water and 1/2 cup of vinegar. Soak for 30 minutes. Lay them out on butcher paper or newspaper letting them dry overnight. Place on foil on a baking sheet and bake at 250 degrees for several hours. Check on the pine cones frequently to make sure they don’t catch on fire. You can remove the pinecones as they open up. Let the pinecones cool for a couple of hours before you start using them for crafts.

Glitter Pinecone Craft

Tools & Supplies


  1. Set up your work area for crafting outside.
  2. Cover your work area with butcher paper.
  3. Spray the pinecones with Gorilla Spray Adhesive from about 6 inches away.
  4. Sprinkle Glitter on top of the pinecones.
  5. Spray from different angles and drop glitter on top.

Golightly Pro Tip

Protect your hands and nails by using gloves while you create the glitter pinecone craft.

Gorilla Spray Adhesive

Why use Gorilla Spray Adhesive? It is heavy duty, multi-purpose and easy to use. You can repositionable the craft for up to 10 minutes. Gorilla Spray adhesive forms a clear, permanent bond that is photo safe. Its wide pad nozzle and controlled fine mist provides an even application on the project you are working on. It also meets the VOC standard (<30% mist spray adhesive). You can use the spray to bond: Wood, Metal, Fabric, Foam, Plastic*, Paper, Glass, Leather, and more.

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3 thoughts on “Glitter Pinecone Craft”

  1. Did you find that the glue remained tacky a day or more after you decorated them with glitter?
    Have you “sealed” them with a spray after they dried?
    Thank you!


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