Saturday, November 27, 2010

How to make faux snow

I have lived in several different parts of the country during my life and no matter where I am there's one thing that always puts me in the Christmas mood - Snow!

So today I want to share with you a little secret on how to make your own faux snow to add to all of your altered projects this winter!

Supplies Needed:
~ White paint
~ Salt - Coarse salt works and looks best in my opinion so think Kosher Salt
~ Disposable paper plate
~ paint brush - any kind will do

Step 1: pour a good amount of salt on your plate.

Step 2: Add white paint and stir with your brush until it looks like mud (when it looks like mud it's perfect)

Step 3: Apply it to your altered project and allow it to dry!

Yes - it's that easy!

Here's my finished altered bird house with my added snow!

Now what are you waiting for - go make your own snow!


Anonymous said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [28 Nov 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

Janneke Smit said...

never thought about using salt! very cool!

LinWots said...

I love snow. =)
Thanks for sharing with us how to create artificial decorative snow.

MICHELE said...

This post came at the PERFECT time. I am getting ready to do a project that needs that consistency of snow on it, but had no idea how those ppl did it! Now I know. :) Thanks!!!

AdPost2010 said...

Thanks for this although it's to late for christmas it wil help to keep the grandchildren busy and amused throughout thr holiday.
Some people are so talented.

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