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For the "double boiler" I used a tin can in a larger pot. The smell of the melting beeswax is wonderful. I couldn't find any slabs of beeswax, so I melted two beeswax candles I picked up at the health food shop. The kids did a quick dip of the pine cone under careful supervision (hot). After some trial and error, I found that when using the tin can to melt the wax, you may need to let the wax cool slightly before dipping to create a better effect.
I grouped our pine cones together with some cedar boughs and ribbon and tied it to one of our lanterns.
But of course, they also look lovely on their own.
Have a great week.
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