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Tinsel Snowflake

Tinsel isn't just for sprinkling on an evergreen tree. Try creating our sparkling ornaments to brighten any room.

Source: Martha Stewart

Introduction

 

 

materials

  • Tape

  • Mat board or smooth cardboard

  • Craft glue

  • Glitter (Martha Stewart Mixed Glitter Set, 24-Pack, $24.99, amazon.com.)

  • Removable adhesive hooks

  • Paintbrush

  • Utility knife

steps

  1. Enlarge templates as desired using a photocopier (5 to 12 inches in diameter).

  2. Tape to a piece of heavy mat board or smooth cardboard; place over a protective surface, such as a self-healing mat.

  3. Using a utility knife, cut through layers to create snowflake shape. Remove template. Using a medium paintbrush, coat one side of shape with craft glue. Sprinkle with fine glitter. Let glue dry; shake off excess glitter.

  4. Repeat, using glass-shard glitter. Repeat process on other side. Using silver thread, hang snowflakes from removable adhesive hooks.

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