This is a page about how to make pine cones with colors when burned. Creating your own pine cones that make colorful flames when burned is possible, but you will need to obtain various chemicals to produce each color. Many people advise against burning pine cones in your fireplace because the creosote they produce can build up in your chimney.
Does anyone have the mixture you use on pine cones that makes colors when they are burned in the fireplace?
By Erma from Las Vegas, NV
The instructions are here:
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I'm looking for directions. A longtime ago I read of how to soak pine cones in a "solution" of Alum? And the pine cones would give off beautiful colors when burned.