woodland theme faux snowglobe place settings

Friday, 23 November 2012

 i have a woodland theme in my dining room for Christmas this year i decided to make some place settings for the table, i wanted to make snow globes but i wanted to make them with out water so instead i added the snow mostly on the outside to look like it was floating

i used
 6 small jars (or baby food jars)
faux snow
moth images from graphics fairy
glue gun
white glue
brown card
hole punch
white paint

first i removed the lids from the jars (i used small pickle jars which are the same size as baby food jars) and painted them all white, i added some glue to the lids and dipped them in some faux snow.
then i cut out the moths that i got from graphics fairy, and put them to one side.
next i cut some twigs to size and sprayed a little faux snow on them and used the glue gun to stick them upright onto the lid, then i glued moss around it
.  i then glued the butterflies on to the twigs and added some faux snow and screwed the lids on to the jars.
 i added some white glue (like elmers glue or pva glue) onto the top of the jar and sprinkled some more faux snow on to the top.
for the labels i used some brown card and used a hole punch so i could thread them onto some twine, then i tied them on to the jars.


sisters of the wild west


  1. Love these. Do not use place settings for my table, but a row of these across the mantel would look great!

  2. Hi Aimee, I’m Anne from Life on the Funny Farm (http://annesfunnyfarm.blogspot.com), and I’m visiting from Fresh Eggs Daily.

    These are really pretty. They would be wonderful gifts!

    Anyway, thanks for posting this. If you’ve never visited yet, I hope you can pop by my blog sometime to say hi…

  3. I've been an admirer of your work for ages. I'm so glad you linked up to my blog today. :)

    Thanks for linking up. Love your work!


  4. So creative! Would love if you'd join our Countdown to Christmas link party! Hope to see you there! Have a great week! :)

  5. These are beautiful!!! Love the woodland theme and butterflies!

  6. Great idea! Thanks so very much for sharing how you made those cute place markers. I'm sure your guests will be delighted with them. I saw your post over at Countdown to Christmas party at Dixie and Dottie blog.


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