Nicole™ Crafts Spiral Snowman Globe

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by Chris Yankauskas, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Spiral Snowman Globe

Use Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures in all your holiday crafts - these tiny pieces will leave a big, lasting impression with those who see your projects!

Project Details

  • Level:advanced
  • Time:4 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    With craft knife, carefully cut cone so it has a 2 inch bottom base and is 4-1/2 inch tall, making sure it fits in jar when star is attached to top.
  • 2
    Starting at the bottom of the cone, cut a spiral slice large enough to fit the mini ornaments.
  • 3
    Keep cutting around cone until top is reached.
  • 4
    Remove hangers from the mini ornaments you are going to use. Glue them to the spiral cone as shown or as desired.
  • 5
    Glue garland around outer edge of spiral. Glue star to top of cone.
  • 6
    Fill jar with distilled water, one teaspoon of glycerin and two tablespoons of glitter.
  • 7
    Glue cone to lid. Insert cone into jar. Screw lid onto jar.
  • 8
    Cut 5 inch Styrofoam ball in half. Push lid into rounded part of one half. Cut out Styrofoam so lid is hidden. Glue in place.
  • 9
    Brush ball with Snow Accents. Sprinkle with glitter while snow is still wet. Shake off excess. Let dry.
  • 10
    Glue garland around top and bottom of ball as shown. Glue mini ornaments to ball.
  • 11
    Brush snow accents on top of jar, mounding in the center. Insert star and glue on ornament as shown.
  • 12
    Glue garland around snow mound.
  • 13
    Sprinkle with glitter while snow is still wet. Shake off excess. Let dry.

Project Details

  • Level:advanced
  • Time:4 hours

Project Supplies

  • Ball® Mason Jar Quart Smooth 104179536
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures Ornaments Snowman Mix 8 pc. 104604784
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures Garland 6 mm White and Mica 6 foot 104554896
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures 2 inch Star Iridescent 104280455 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Ultra Fine Premium Glitter 2 oz. Crystal Diamond Dust 104558992
  • FloraCraft® Styrofoam® Brand Foam Cone 4 inch x 9 inch 104179411
  • FloraCraft® Styrofoam® Brand Foam Ball 5 inch 104183643
  • FloraCraft® Foam Cutter 6 inch 2 blades 104186311
  • Aleene's® 4 oz. Snow Accents 104130634
  • X-ACTO® No. 1 Precision Knife with 5 #11 Blades 104135107
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 10 104118906
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Distilled Water
  • Wilton® Glycerin 2 oz. 104105026