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You could probably spray paint each of the cones before assembling them on the cone. For instance, I think it would look cool if the pine cones were sparkly gold or silver.
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Design by Claus Pedersen - Munkhus, near Copenhagen, Denmark is owned and operated by Claus Pedersen, decorator and author