How do you reuse scented pine cones? Re-use pine cones, spray painted and glittered, as inexpensive, natural holiday tree ornaments. Vase filler. Use pine cones, hidden in decorative vases, as dried flower stabilizers. Use pine cones in flower beds, spread as chunky mulch in beds with larger bushes and shrubs as a natural ground cover for the winter!
How long do store bought scented pine cones last? Those made with ground cinnamon last about a week. Scented pinecones boiled with cinnamon sticks last several days to a week. Essential oil infused pine cones maintain their scent for about 2 weeks.
How do you freshen pine cones? One of the best tips to clean pine cones for crafts is to sink them into the solution of one cup of water and a half cup of white vinegar. Take care that the solution covers the pine cones entirely. After sinking your pine cones into the water-vinegar solution for 20 to 30 minutes, rinse them properly.
How do you add cinnamon scent to pine cones?
- If you collect your pinecones outside, bake them on a foil lined tray for 30 minutes at 200 degrees.
- Once the pine cones have cooled, put them in a plastic bag.
- Add 15 to 20 drops of cinnamon oil to the bag (per about half pound of pinecones).