Pinecone Primer: 3 ways to make a merry entrance using a winter woodland staple
“This is such a charming exterior so I really wanted to play on that with the magnolia,” says Christina Gore of Christina Gore Design Studio. Her clients Elizabeth and Scott Poynter have a huge magnolia tree on their property, providing tons of fresh clippings. Christina wired these into a faux base and used pinecones to add a contrasting texturing along the garland, which ends with giant-sized gold jingle bells. “Even as an adult everyone wants to have a little bit of the magic of the season, and these bells do just that,” the designer says….