How To Make a Pine Cone Star

How to make a pine cone star

Create a Christmassy pine cone star using materials from the garden.

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This pine cone star is quick to make and will serve as a lovely adornment to the home at Christmas.

Hankering for more Christmas makes? You’ll find lots to to make and create with our collection of Christmas projects, including wreaths and tealight holders.

Don’t forget, there’s lots you can grow for Christmas colour, too, including amaryllis, houseplants and forced bulbs.

Follow these quick steps to make your own Christmas pine cone star.

You will need

  • Five large pine cones
  • Cardboard from a cereal packet
  • Sprig of holly with berries attached
  • Five sprigs of fir
  • 2m of red or green raffia
  • Glue

Total time:

Step 1

Glue the base of five pine cones together to form a star shape. Cut two circles of card and glue in the centre of the star on each side.


Step 2

Wrap raffia around the star, between the cones. Leave the long lengths to make a loop, then tie at the top in a bow.


Step 3

Glue the sprigs of fir onto the pine cones. Then glue the holly sprig onto the cardboard in the centre.



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