How to Make Snowflakes that Cling to Glass

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Winter is the perfect time for decorating with snowflakes. My children always enjoy making paper snowflakes with scissors and folded paper.  We hang them from the ceiling with thread and a piece of clear tape. Then it looks like it’s snowing in the house.

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This year I found a craft in the Family Fun magazine, which was to make snowflakes that cling to glass.

How to Make Snowflakes that Cling to Glass

Step 1: First you draw a snowflake with pencil on a sheet of white paper.

Step 2: Put a sheet of wax paper on top of it. I taped them both down so that they wouldn’t slide around.

Step 3: Get dimensional fabric paint (the glittering crystal one), and you trace the entire snowflake with it. It sort of looks like glue. Make sure it’s thick; if it’s too thin it will break when you try to peel it off. I found an alternate way to do it with glue as well. You use white school glue and shake glitter on it. They look just as good as the ones I made.

Step 4: Let it dry overnight. Peel it off the wax paper and stick it to a window.

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2 Responses to “How to Make Snowflakes that Cling to Glass”

  1. Lynda says:

    Merry CHRISTmas, Susan, to you and your beautiful family.

  2. Susan says:

    Thank you! Merry Christmas to you, too! Merry Christmas to everyone! (Just this morning I said to my husband, “It doesn’t feel like Christmas. It feels like someone died.” He said, “I know.” So we’re both gloomy, despite my cheerful Merry Christmases.)

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