This can make wonderful wedding favors and/or place card holders at a Christmas or winter wedding. To use as a place card holder simply insert a slip of paper with the guest’s name in the leaves of the pinecone. By attaching a loop on every pinecone at the end of the evening, everyone will have new ornaments to bring home and hang on their own trees. You will need: craft paper, small pinecones, rubber gloves, spray primer in white, gloss spray paint in mint blue or green, spray adhesive, plastic winter snow, fine glitter in warm highlight and thin silver twisted cording. To make these special pinecones start by covering your work surface with the craft paper. Put on the rubber gloves and apply a thin coat of spray primer to each pinecone. Let dry completely. You may need to apply one or two more coats of primer, as necessary. Let dry completely. Next you will need to apply a thin coat of spray paint to each pinecone. Let dry completely. Apply one to two more coats of paint, as necessary. Let dry completely. Apply a fine mist of spray adhesive to the painted pinecone. Wait 5 minutes or until cone is just tacky. Carefully and lightly sprinkle plastic snow on each pinecone until it sticks and the desired effect is achieved. Then take a pinch of glitter and sprinkle it over the pinecone. Let dry completely. Make loop with the silver cording and tie in a double knot around top prong of pinecone. Trim ends and you are done.
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