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Winter Wonderland Snow Globe Diorama

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
Make a snow scene diorama with Collage Clay and miniature figurines.
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Skill Level: Beginner


Mod Podge ® 3 Piece Silicone Finger Caps
Item #12958
Use these little finger caps to press objects to your surface when you are using a hot glue gun. They'll keep burns away and won't leave finger prints in your decoupage glue. Best of all, Mod Podge washes right off, so you don't have to worry about having messy caps.


Mod Podge ® Mod Melts - White Milk Glass
Item #24887
Use Mod Melts to create custom embellishments for crafting projects that can be decorated with craft paint. Each package contains sixteen 10" long mini melts.


Mod Podge ® Mod Molds - Gems
Item #25118
DIY has never been easier or so much fun! Create your own embellishments to paint and attach to projects. Molds are made of durable, easy-to-use silicone.


Mod Podge ® Collage Clay - Vanilla White
Item #25144
Mod Podge ® Collage Clay is a lightweight whipped clay available in 2 colors, Pink & White. Use to embed decorated Mod Mold embellishments to create fresh and fun decoden or kawaii projects. Dries permanent in 24 hours. Use on any surface.


FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Silver, 2 oz.
Item #2787
Sparkling fine glitter acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Use on all porous surfaces. For brightest shimmer, basecoat with similar FolkArt color. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and water-based.


FolkArt ® Metallics - Antique Copper, 2 oz.
Item #666
Premium, all-purpose shimmering metallic acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


Other Supplies
Snow globe
White ultrafine glitter
Miniature trees
Plastic deer
High-temp mini hot glue gun
Hot glue
Snowflake rhinestones


  1. Open the snowglobe.  Add the star tip to the Collage Clay bag.  Add stars of Collage Clay to the base of the snow globe.  Add taller areas that look like snow drifts.  Sprinkle glitter over the Collage Clay.
  2. Embed miniature items into the glittered Collage Clay by pressing them into the Collage Clay.  Allow to dry for 10 hours.
  3. Make a Mod Melt gem by heating a Mod Melt stick in a high temp mini hot glue gun.  Squeeze the heated melt into the gem mold.  Allow to cool for 7 min.  Paint with Metallic Antique Copper paint.  (two coats) Top-coat with Extreme Glitter silver.
  4. Reassemble the snow globe.  Hot glue ribbon around the base.  Hot glue the Mod Melt gem and two snowflake rhinestones to the ribbon.

PROJECT TIP: Wear Mod Melt Finger Caps while hot gluing ribbons to avoid burns.

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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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