DIY Holiday Glitter-Dipped Pinecone Wreath

A large pinecone wreath dusted in glitter of various colors sitting on a rustic wooden table

Created by: Amy Christie, this heart of mine

Give your door (or wall) a sparkly embellishment for the season. Using real (or store-bought) pinecones, a little glue and glitter plus a wreath base, you can create a one-of-a-kind wreath, all your own.

Things You'll Need:

  • Pinecones*, real** or store-bought
  • Glitter
  • White glue
  • Water
  • Paper or plastic cup
  • Brush (Optional)
  • Hot glue
  • Hot glue gun
  • Wax paper to cover work surface
  • Wreath Base (available at your local crafts store)

*The number of pinecones will vary depending on the size of the wreath base.

**If the pinecones used are from outdoors, make sure they are dry and brushed free of dirt and debris.


  1. Begin by combining white glue and a bit of water in a paper or plastic cup, creating a lighter, more liquidly glue.
  2. Take each pinecone individually and dip in the glue/water mix, varying the depth of the dip.
  3. Sprinkle the glue-covered portion with glitter.
  4. Set the dipped pinecones aside while they dry. Continue until all the pinecones are covered.
  5. Use hot glue and a hot glue gun to attach the dipped pinecones to the wreath base.