Christmas Tree in a Ball® Jar
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Christmas Tree in a Ball® Jar

Add other seasonal elements like mini reindeer, presents or snowmen.

Designed by Lori Butler, courtesy of Sparrow Innovations.

Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • ArtMinds™ Assorted Glitter 2-cut Stacker Jar - Crystal Diamond and Sterling
  • ArtMinds™ Candy Canes
  • ArtMinds™ Santa Hats, Mini
  • ArtMinds™ Bottlebrush Tree, Mini
  • Creatology™ Cello Glitter - Ice
  • Ball® Jar
  • Wired Tinsel Ribbon
  • Paper Tag
  • Styrofoam® Ball, 2"
  • Craft Glue (or Low Heat Glue Gun)
  • Beads - Red
  • Craft Brush (or Old Paintbrush)
  • Scissors
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Add glue to tree with craft brush, sprinkle with fine and large Crystal glitter, let dry.

Step 2 Cover lid of jar with glue and large Sterling glitter, let dry.

Step 3 Glue red beads to tree as shown in photo.

Step 4 Glue candy cane to tag. Outline tag with glue and fine Sterling glitter.

Step 5 Cut three Santa hats in half, down the seam. Cut pom pom tips off hats.

Step 6 Glue hat pieces to form a tree skirt. Glue skirt around base of tree.

Step 7 Cut Styrofoam® ball in half. Cover ball half in glue and Cello glitter.

Step 8 Glue tree to center of curved part of Styrofoam® ball half, forming a base.

Step 9 Squirt hot glue into bottom of jar. Carefully place flat side of Styrofoam® ball half (with tree attached) onto glue.

Step 10 Place Cello glitter into jar to create snow.

Step 11 Tie ribbon around jar, attaching tag, and make a bow.