How To Make Scented Pinecones

Hello my crafty DIY friends!!

Welcome to Day 9!

Welcome back to my 12 Days of DIY Fall Crafts series! I hope you’ve been able to tune in daily at 8pm central to catch each days crafting projects! If you need to catch up, you can click HERE to see the other Fall crafts!

Today, I am using items from my yard…PINECONES! I thought that it would be super fun to make scented pinecones to go inside my house for this big chili cook-off I am hosting! So, in the process of cleaning up our yard (guys, it was still a construction zone from the demo/rebuild of our house…and I have legit put in over 40 hours trying to clean it up) I grabbed a few handfuls of pinecones and repurposed them!

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pine tree with pinecones on it


  • Pinecones
  • Essential oils – I used doTerra Harvest Spice and Wild Orange

Let’s Make It Together!

YouTube video

If you would rather not watch the video, here are the steps in photos

Time needed: 30 minutes

How To Make Scented Pinecones

  1. Find and gather pinecones

    How To Make Scented Pinecones | Gathered In The Kitchen

  2. Bake pinecones in oven

    Place pinecones on a baking sheet. Bake at 200° F for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool completely pinecones on a baking tray and doterra essential oils - How To Make Scented Pinecones in the oven | Gathered In The Kitchen

  3. Add essential oils

    Place cooled pinecones in a large ziplock baggy and add 20 drops of your favorite essential oil. Close baggy and shake until all of the pinecones are coated with essential oilHow To Make Scented Pinecones in the oven | Gathered In The Kitchen

They smell amazing!!! You have definitely got to try making these on your own! Use whatever essential oils you have!

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How to make scented pinecones | Gathered In The Kitchen

12 Days of Fall Crafts!

Day 1: How To Make Fabric Pumpkins with Goodwill Shirts

Day 2: How To Make A Fall Table Centerpiece

Day 3: How To Make A Dollar Tree Witch Hat Wreath

Day 4: Potted Jack-O-Lantern Mums

Day 5: How To Style A Wooden Tray for Fall

Day 6: How To Make Fabric Swag

Day 7: How To Fold Napkins & Make A Napkin Ring

Day 8: How To Make A Mailbox Swag for Fall

Day 9: How To Make Scented Pinecones

Day 10: Scrap Wood Block Pumpkins

Day 11: How To Make Stenciled Tea Towels for Gift Giving

Day 12: Pumpkin Topiaries

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