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DIY Snowball Ornaments for your Christmas Tree

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Want to add snow balls to your Christmas tree? Here is the easy way to make DIY snowball ornaments!

There’s something obviously magical about a white Christmas. Well, here in Charleston, there’s a better chance of a beach-day Christmas than a snowy one. So, we have to find ways to pretend.

One idea is these really simple snow ball Christmas ornaments! This is a beautiful and easy Christmas decor idea.

DIY Snowball Ornaments

They are such a fun way to add a snowy look to any tree. And, as a bonus, they work with almost any theme of decor. Win-win!

You can make these ornaments in about 5 minutes each. I suggest making them in a batch and making a dozen!

DIY Snowball Ornaments

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These ornaments were inspired by DecoArt’s Snow-Tex paint. It is a white paint with a chunky consistency that makes it look like snow! That makes this a super simple craft idea.

DIY Snowball Ornaments with snow tex paint

I think that the paint was designed to add a snow-capped look to Christmas villages, but it works great to create snow balls, too!

DIY Snowball Ornaments with snow tex paint

You have the option of adding glitter for a glittery snowball look. It totally depends on your feelings towards glitter (haha!) but glitter snowballs matched my holiday decorations really well.

I tried two types of glitter – fine glitter and confetti glitter. You can find both at craft stores. I just suggest being sure it is white or clear colored.

I used fillable clear ornament balls for this easy DIY. However, you could also use a foam or styrofoam ball. You’d just have to add a hanger using hot glue!

How to make snow ball Christmas ornaments
Yield: 1 ornament

How to make snow ball Christmas ornaments

Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $10-50

Snow ball ornaments are a fun way to add a white Christmas aesthetic to your tree! And they are super simple to make.

Materials

  • Snow-tex paint
  • Ornament balls
  • Optional: glitter (clear or white)

Tools

  • Paint brush

Instructions

  1. Use brush to apply sow-tex paint to ornament. Use a dabbing motion and allow areas to remain chunky.
  2. Place upside down to dry.
  3. Sprinkle with glitter if desired.
  4. Hang with ribbon, string, or ornament hanger.

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How to make snow ball Christmas tree ornaments
 
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