For both fall and winter months you can't go wrong with nature inspired decor. Pincones are the perfect element to add that outdoorsy feel to your home. The best part, they can be collected from your own backyard or local parks, no cost to you. Place a basket or bowl of pinecones anywhere you want to add a seasonal touch to your home in an instant. For the more ambitious decorator, try a DIY version of any of these pinecone themed projects:
It would take just minutes to hot glue some pinecones to the rim of a basket.
It wouldn't be difficult to make a DIY version of this Pinecone Mirror from GI Designs
Create a Pinecone Bouquet that could be pulled out from year to year.
Visit Whispering Pines for instructions for making your own pinecone bouquet.
What could be easier than making a pinecone topiary by placing a single cone in a tiny urn?
Large pinecones and other natural elements can be used to fashion a welcoming arrangement for you front door.
A quick squirt of gold spray paint is all it would take to make a gilded pinecone place card for your Thanksgiving or holiday table.
With a little creativity, some wire and a glue gun, the possibilities are endless.
Images above via Country Living
Who doesn't have a half dozen glass vessels lying around the house? Get a seasonal look with ribbon and a "flower" crafted from pinecones.
A pinecone candle vine , like this one from Martha Stewart, added to plain candlesticks can carry you through the fall and winter months.