Christmas Shakers

Christmas shakers

What You'll Need:

Glass Salt and Pepper Shaker
Glitter of Choice
1” Gift Boxes
3/4” Gift Boxes
1/2” Gift Boxes
Ribbon of Choice
Handmade Christmas Stickers
White Sisal Tree
Mod Podge
Foam Brush
Small Piece of Floral Foam
Photo Holder
Hot Glue

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 30 Minutes (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make Christmas Shakers


Shake a little seasonal sparkle on your home with these Christmas shakers. The possibilities are endless when crafting DIY salt and pepper shakers. Use them to create card holders or to hold whimsical scenes made with Christmas miniatures.
 
  • 1 Glue the mini packages

    Start with jar 1. Glue one of each size of the miniature packages on top of each other.

  • 2 Glue the stack

    Glue the stack to the inside of the lid.

  • 3 Add glitter

    Add a couple of teaspoons of glitter into the jar.

  • 4 Screw lid onto the jar

    Screw the lid onto the jar with the packages resting upside down inside of the jar.

  • 5 Wrap with ribbon

    Wrap the narrow ribbon around the lid of the jar, or use Mod Podge to adhere glitter to the jar lid.

  • 6 Glue the mini tree

    Next create jar 2. Glue the bottom of a 3” tree to the inside of the jar lid.

  • 7 Add glitter

    Add a couple of teaspoons of glitter into the jar.

  • 8 Screw lid onto the jar

    Screw the lid onto the jar with the tree resting upside down inside of the jar.

  • 9 Wrap with ribbon

    Wrap narrow ribbon around the lid of the jar, or use Mod Podge to adhere glitter to the jar lid.

  • 10 Paint with Mod Podge

    Now, create jar 3. Paint the inside of the shaker with Mod Podge and sprinkle with glitter.

  • 11 Glue floral foam

    Glue a small piece of floral foam into the jar and place the lid on.

  • 12 Paint lid

    Paint the lid with Mod Podge and sprinkle it with glitter.

  • 13 Secure ribbon

    Secure the wide ribbon around the jar and attach a sticker.

  • 14 Place photo holders

    Place the photo holders in the holes of the lid and push them down into the foam to secure.