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Winter Wonderland Snowflake Ornament

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.
Create a snowflake ornament that sparkles with Extreme Glitter and Mod Podge.
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Supplies

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.

$7.99

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.

$6.99

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.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Patina, 2 oz.
Item #444
Premium, all-purpose 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.

$1.59

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.

$2.59

Mod Podge ® Sparkle, 8 oz.
Item #CS11211
Add a touch of sparkle to your decoupage projects! Waterbase formula dries fast & clear, holds tight, protects and gives a smooth finish. Great for all-around crafts and kid's projects. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

$7.29

Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.
Item #CS11301
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

$7.29

Other Supplies
Wood ornament blank
Paintbrushes
Book pages
Scissors
Mini High-temp glue gun
Hot glue
Small snowflake
Snowflake rhinestone
Yarn

Instructions

  1. Paint the top and bottom tiers of the wood ornament with Metallic Antique Copper. (two coats). Top-coat with a layer of Extreme Glitter Silver.
  2. Cut the old book pages into small squares.  Attach to the center of the ornament with Mod Podge Matte.  Apply a little Mod Podge to the back of the paper, position onto the ornament and top-coat with more Mod Podge.  Continue adding more papers until the center section is covered.
  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 Patina paint.  (two coats) Top-coat with Mod Podge Sparkle.
  4. Hot glue yarn around the top and bottom of the middle section of the ornament.  Hot glue the snowflake to the center of the ornament.  Glue the gem to the center and a snowflake to the center of the gem.
  5. Add a yarn hanger to the top.

PROJECT TIP: When gluing round objects, try balancing them in a bowl of dried beans.  This helps keep the object upright.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

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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