Pinecone Christmas Tree Card & Ornament
By: Claudine Casault
Age: 3 and up
Parental supervision is recommended
The beauty of nature is front and center with this pinecone card. This greeting will bring smiles to those that love the idea of a winter wonderland.
What you'll need:
- 3-D white fabric paint
- 1" Ribbon
- 1/8" Ribbon
- White glitter
- Watered-down craft glue
- Paint brush
- White cardstock
- Fabric scissors
- Paper scissors
- Glue stick
- Hot glue gun
- Branch clippers
How to make it:
Step 1: Card Template
- Cut out a 4½ x 8 ¾” rectangle shape on white cardstock and fold over leaving ¾” of the bottom lip exposed.
- Score 1" from front top of card.
- Glue 5" x 5" piece of fabric on front of card using a glue stick, then trim off excess.
Step 2: Ribbon
- Glue a 4-1/2” long piece of 1/8” ribbon to front bottom edge of card.
- Cut a 4-1/2” long piece of 1” ribbon and glue above score line.
- Glue 1/8” ribbon below the bottom edge of 1” ribbon.
- Wrap 1/8" ribbon around to back of card and glue into place.
- Cut a 9" long piece of 1/8” ribbon and tie a knot on the end.
- Hot glue the knot on the ribbon at the top of the center of the back of the card.
- Cut a small piece of 1/8" ribbon and tie a bow around loop. Glue the bow at the center on front of card.
- Glue beads on front and back of bow and on ribbon knot.
Step 3: Pinecone Christmas Tree
- Cut off back of pinecone with branch clippers to create half a pinecone.
- Hot glue pinecone to the center of the front of card.
- Glue beads on pinecone.
- Place small amount of 3-D fabric paint on the tips of the pinecone.
- Sparkle white glitter on top of fabric paint and let dry.
- Brush a thin amount of watered-down craft glue on bottom edge of card and apply glitter.
- Substitute design fabric for design cardstock.
Claudine Casault is a craft developer living in Ontario, Canada.