HOMEMADE SCENTED PINECONESI was in my yard planting flowers and saw some gorgeous pine cones just laying in the street. I had another "Pinterest" moment and quickly gathered them up to do something with. Well, that was a few weeks ago and they have been sitting in a bag just begging to be thrown away by my husband. With the threat of Earth Day hanging over my head...I just couldn't let that happen. So, I decided to get CRAFT and make my own homemade scented pinecones.
I thought it would be difficult but actually found it to be pretty simple! I know that typically, these guys are scented with cinnamon but it is a bit too strong and "seasonal" for me so I opted for a lighter citrus scent. The steps are easy and you only need a few things so why not jump in and make your own!
- Essential Oils (your choice)
- Pine Cones
- Spray Bottle
- Container which can be sealed
- Tin Foil (to line baking sheet)
Directions:1. Collect Pinecones
A) Put the pinecones in a container and drop in a few drops of essential oil. Shake well then seal for a week.
B) Add essential oil and water to a spray bottle. Spray the pinecones down with your scented water. With this method, you will only need to place the cones into a container for an hour or so then let them air dry the rest of the way.
The pinecones can be used over and over again and are a beautiful addition to any room.