Painted gold and wrapped in yarn, these pinecone place card holders are so simple to make, yet look absolutely stunning as part of your holiday table decor! This is an easy craft that kids of all ages will love to make. My 7-year-old daughter painted the pinecones (with a bit of help from my 4-year-old) and wrapped them in yarn all on her own, and she loved doing it! They turned out so well and are going to look just gorgeous on our Thanksgiving table this year. You could use different colored yarn and they would be perfect for Christmas time as well!
Make your own pinecone place card holders
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- Yarn scraps in your choice of colors
- Gold paint
- Paint trays (we love using recycled containers for paint trays)
- Scrapbook paper
- Letter stamps
- Decorative edged scissors
1. First, you need to make sure that your pinecones are properly cleaned and prepped for crafting. If you don’t have any pinecones that you can collect where you live, you can easily get them from your local craft store.
2. Once your pinecones are ready to go, you can paint them gold. My daughter easily painted 5 pinecones in about 10 minutes!
3. Once your painted pinecones are completely dry, take your yarn and cut your pieces into different lengths. A lot of yarn goes a long way with this project so you can experiment with the length that works for the size of your pinecones.
4. Start wrapping your pinecones. You can use as much or as little yarn as you like, it’s up to you and I really love how each pinecone looks different. My daughter loved this part! This is a very forgiving craft, so if you don’t like how it looks, it’s easily unraveled and you can start again.
5. Next, it’s time to cut out your scrapbook paper for the names. I cut ours into rectangles using decorative edged scissors. You can try squares or circles, or a mix of all three.
6. Take your letter stamps and your ink and stamp the names on the cards. Don’t worry about being perfect or stamping the names into a straight line, the little imperfections just add to the charm! Make sure the ink is dry before placing your cards into the pinecones.
These yarn wrapped pinecone place card holders turned out so beautifully and my daughter is just thrilled that we will be using them for our Thanksgiving dinner this year. She is also excited to use them for a tea party with her dolls!
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