Pinecone Fire Starters

DIY Pinecone Firestarters

You Will Need:

  • Candle stubs or leftover candle wax
  • Pinecones
  • Double boiler pan
  • Newspapers for drying
  • Glitter (optional)

To Make:

  • Gently heat wax in double boiler until melted.
  • Carefully dip pinecones in wax, place on newspapers to dry. Dip several times until coated.
  • After last dip, while wax is still soft, roll in glitter for festive sparkle, if desired.
  • Place in decorative container or basket.
  • Use several cones to light a fire in the fireplace, staggering them under and between logs.

DIY Pinecone firestarter demonstration