Pine cones painted like zinnia flowers. Layer deeper & lighter shades. Use dimensional paints (glitters, metallics, pearls, shimmers, etc) to add swirls, scrollworks, borders & accent "dewdrops". Add a few crystals. Make ornaments. Or make a Springtime wreath alternated w Easter Eggs painted w dimensional paints wired on top of greenery.
I guarantee that you are going to want to start collecting pine cones when you see these beautiful crafts to make with them. And, now that Fall is almost here pine cones will be in abundance. Use nature's bounty so you can make beautiful Fall and Christmas decor crafts for free!