Decorating the Christmas tree is probably my favorite part of Christmas! I love looking through the ornaments we’ve collected over the years and reminiscing about memories of past Christmases. Handmade ornaments are my favorite; we have some that my brother and I made when we were young, and we even have some that my parents made when they were young! So every year I make a few new handmade ornaments, because in my opinion, they are the best!
This miniature snowy tree snow globe is probably the simplest DIY Christmas ornament I’ve ever made! It only took me about five minutes, and I just love how it turned out!
DIY Miniature Snow Globe Christmas Ornament
Here’s what you need to make your own snow globe ornament:
- empty glass ball Christmas ornament
- miniature sisal tree
- hot glue gun
- fake snow
- skinny ribbon
Start by taking the top off of a glass ball ornament. Grab a mini tree and make sure the base of it will fit in the opening of the ornament.
Place a small dab of hot glue on the bottom of the base of the tree, put the tree into the ornament, and press the base of the tree onto the bottom of the ornament. If you’re using a small glass ball ornament like I was, you’ll need to grab the top of the tree with tweezers and use those to guide the tree into the ornament, because your fingers won’t fit!
Once the hot glue is dry (after about 30 seconds), pour a teaspoon or two of fake snow into the ornament to cover up the base of the tree.
Put the top back on the ornament, tie a ribbon through it, and it’s ready to hang on your Christmas tree!
Have you ever made your own Christmas ornaments before? Yes, macaroni garlands totally count!
Want even more Christmas ornament tutorials?!
If you love Christmas and crafting, then my book 12 Easy Handmade Christmas Ornaments is the book for you! It’s a collection of 12 easy-to-follow tutorials for handmade Christmas ornaments that are the perfect addition to any Christmas tree! No experience necessary; just follow the simple step-by-step directions, and check out the photos along with each step if you need additional guidance!
Grab a copy today and get ready to craft this holiday season!
If you’re looking for a few other Christmas crafts, check out these tutorials!
- Tin Can Snowman
- DIY Printed Fabric Gift Tags
- DIY Paper Curl Ornament
- DIY Christmas Pet Collars
- How To Display Holiday Cards
- Paper Envelope Advent Calendar
This ornament is part of the Holiday Edition of Craft Lightning! If you’re looking for quick and easy holiday ideas, check out all the other Craft Lightning projects this week by clicking the button below. Every single DIY project is perfect for the holidays, and takes less than 15 minutes to make!
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