Nicole™ Crafts Christmas Snowflake

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by Angela Son, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Christmas Snowflake

With many of the tools needed to make the projects on A.C. Moore's website likely already in your tool box, it's easy and affordable to make Christmas decorations for everyone on your holiday gift list!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Apply 1/8 inch tape across the snowflake from point to point making six sections. Then apply tape across the inner part of snowflake from corner to corner creating 12 sections total.
  • 2
    Measure 3 inches down from snowflake point and apply tape in a "v" shape, connecting from the 3 inch mark to the spot between scallops. Repeat at each point.
  • 3
    Measure from center of snowflake up to one of the points, following the tape line, 1-1/2 inch and mark the spot with a pencil. Repeat on every other line. Apply tape connecting marks to create a center hexagon.
  • 4
    Paint the center hexagon and the "v" shape points Santa Red. Paint the remaining sections Sour Apple Green.
  • 5
    When dry, accent Santa Red areas with Red glitter glue.
  • 6
    When completely dry, carefully remove tape to reveal White stripes.
  • 7
    Twist together one Red tinsel chenille stem and one White chenille stem to create stripe pattern. Repeat five times for a total of six chenille stems in this striped pattern.
  • 8
    Cut six 7 inch pieces and six 3 inch pieces from twisted stems.
  • 9
    Glue the 7 inch pieces from the tip of snowflake points to the center. The end should not completely meet at the center. Trim if necessary.
  • 10
    Glue the 3 inch pieces from inner corners to center as shown.
  • 11
    Glue Red mini ornament to center of snowflake.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Elmer’s Foam Board Snowflake White 104726979
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Red 104277422
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6 mm 25 pc. White 104277475
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tinsel Chenille Stems 28 pc. 3 mm Christmas 104735433
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures Ornaments 18 mm Plastic Ball 4 pc. 104554792
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Sour Apple 104521655 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Santa Red 104106615 (2)
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 12 104118907
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Painters Tape 1/8 inch
  • Pencil (optional)