Wednesday, November 9, 2016

For Sale

Basket full of Snowballs...

I am working on Holiday Decor for my front porch and I came across these easy snowballs on Pintrest.  All you need is a quick trip to the Dollar Store for a few cheap supplies.  These snowballs took me about 20 minutes and the effect is both rustic and vintage.


I picked up these 8 packs of Styrofoam balls for crafting and Epsom Salts each purchased for $1.25.  I am using a wire basket I already have on hand.  I poured the epsom salts into an old container and added about 1tsp of Clear Rock Candy Distress Glitter.  Coat with Modge Podge and dredge through the snowy mixture!


I set the snowballs aside to dry and started working on the tags.  I just got my hands on the new Canadian Paper Manufacture Holiday Style paper from Wild Whispers.  This set has a really rustic style and it's double sided... BONUS!  I cut the Tags and Tab die with mat board and paper.  Then I did a couple mini skates and paper with glittery skate edges.  Assemble and embellish.


Look how many there are!


I used the Stitched Oval cut with chalkboard paper so I could write my 5 cents ;)  


I tucked the tiny Enchanted Dove at the top of the tag packing the Holiday Mini Greens holy.


I used a piece of Holiday Style Card Pack for the skates.  The smaller text and images are perfect.


I love the Hanging Sign and more chalkboard paper.


The tag is clipped on with a hinge clip.


These snowballs look real.


This basket full of snowballs will be a perfect holiday decor addition to my festive porch!


Decorating doesn't have to cost a fortune.  Most of these things I already had on hand... so it cost me about $5.  Look at your stash and see what you can create.

Lets Play...
 Anything But Cute- Rustic Glam
 
 photo NWD Sig.png
 photo EM_1.png

9 comments:

  1. these are awesome Nicole! When I saw your post on FB, I thought, "oh porch decoration!" LOLOLOL I guess great minds think alike. hee hee

    ReplyDelete
  2. I love this Nicole! What a cute project that will make wonderful winter decor! Thank you so much for incorporating the Wild Whisper paper, you did a fantastic job!

    ReplyDelete
  3. love it! so cute! I have the metal baskets to make two of them!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Please can I buy some before they melt.... lol. Such a brilliant idea and they look amazing! xx

    ReplyDelete
  5. What a fun display Nicole, love your basket of snowballs! Deb xo

    ReplyDelete
  6. Nicole, you know I love this! This is going to look fabulous on your lovely porch! what a great idea; I just hope the kids don't try to have a snowball fight with those perfectly rounded glittery balls! Oh, I can just see the mess these made while you were putting this together! 'Tis the season! I've got glitter EVERYWHERE!

    While I'm here, I want to thank you for sharing this with our Rustic Glam challenge at Anything But Cute. Hugs! Sara Emily DT

    ReplyDelete
  7. What a fun and amazing idea! I love your vintage basket of snowballs, Nicole! Thank you so much for joining in our Rustic Glam challenge at Anything But Cute! Hugs! Branka DT xx

    ReplyDelete
  8. Super fun project! Love the basket with the snowballs. Nicole your crafty talent just keeps on amazing me. Fabulous work. Thank you for sharing. ~ Carol W.

    ReplyDelete

My heartfelt thanks for stopping by.