Easy little paper flowers - punch out 10 circles out of book pages or newspaper. Punch a hole through the center of all 10 flowers. Attach a brad thru the hole in all the flowers. Scrunch up each flower layer.
Here are directions for my punch art pinecone from my gift box - here. For this size I used the 1 scallop circle punch. If you wanted a bigger pine cone, you could use the 2 punch. Start by cutting the scallop circle into 2 or