Autumn brings a transformation, in nature filling the environment with shades of red, orange and gold.It is an opportunity to bring the warmth and beauty of the outdoors into our homes.A natural element that can perfectly complement our autumn decoration are pine cones.These little cone-shaped wonders offer possibilities to add a touch of rustic elegance to your living spaces.
Some ideas for fall decorating with pine cones are:
Wreaths and garlands
You can incorporate pine cones into autumn wreaths, and garlands to create magical focal points for your home.A simple yet elegant wreath made entirely of pinecones would be a great addition to your door.Alternatively, combining pinecones with autumn leaves, berries and twigs can form a striking garland that you can drape over your fireplace or staircase railing.
A designer centerpiece has the power to instantly elevate any dining room or coffee table setting.Place the pine cones in a wooden bowl and combine with candles, acorns or dried flowers for a magical fall centerpiece.For an added touch of charm, you can even spray paint the pine cones in fall colors.
Pine cones have many possibilities as craft materials and decorative elements.You can add a touch of whimsy by tying them with twine and hanging them from a tree branch or chandelier.They become sparkling and colorful decorations when dipped in glitter or painted with bright colors.For a holiday touch, these decorations are perfect for hanging in windows, hanging from the ceiling or placed on shelves.
Turn pine cones into candle holders for a warm and welcoming atmosphere.Light a giant pine cone with a tea wick or a tiny candle by placing it on a flat surface.Pine cones make wonderful lamps because of the wonderful shadows and warm light they cast thanks to their natural cracks and textures.
Photo frames and decorations
Wrap pine cones around a small photo frame or bottle and add a fall flower or leaf for extra character.Dining room decoration:Decorate your dining room with an autumn tablecloth and place on it a composition of pine cones, branches, pumpkins and pine trees.Add candlesticks or candles for an atmospheric brightness.
If you have a fireplace or console, you can create a centrepiece with pine cones.Place some pine cones in a large glass jar or ceramic container and add leaves, branches and pumpkins around them.You can also add lanterns for a romantic atmosphere.