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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.
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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

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  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!

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

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

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

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  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

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  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

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  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.

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