Vintage DIY Globes

Vintage DIY Globes

What You'll Need:

140mm crystal ball
83mm pet Christmas ornament
100mm round ball ornament
3.4” glass candlesticks
Brown Twin Deer
Sisal Tree
White Extra Fine Glitter
Silver Extra Fine Glitter
Bright Gun Metal Sequin Tube
Dry Snow
Hot Glue
Mod Podge
Foam Core or Cardboard Scrap

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 2 Hours (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make Vintage DIY Globes

These Vintage DIY Globes will bring back memories of sweet snowy scenes from your childhood. Each globe showcases a sparkly, white snowstorm. The best part is that anyone can craft these simple DIY Christmas decorations.
  • 1 Cut a circle

    Cut a 3 ½” circle from the foam core.

  • 2 Secure tree to foam core

    Remove the base from the tree, hot glue the bottom of the tree and push it into the foam core.

  • 3 Secure deer

    Glue the deer to the foam core.

  • 4 Sprinkle with snow

    Coat the foam core with Mod Podge and sprinkle with snow. Let the snowy foam core dry completely.

  • 5 Tack foam core

    Tack the foam core in back of the largest ornament using hot glue. Than hanger tab should be pointing down.

  • 6 Glue ornament to a candlestick

    Snap the large ornament together and use E6000 to glue it to a candlestick, hanger side down.

  • 7 Attach remaining ornaments to candlesticks

    Use E6000 glue to attach the other 2 ornaments to the tops of the remaining candlesticks with the hanger facing down. Let all of the ornaments dry completely.

  • 8 Mix glitter

    Mix the 2 glitters together.

  • 9 Sprinkle with glitter

    Coat the 2 smaller globes with Mod Podge and sprinkle with the glitter combination. Let the ornaments dry completely.

  • 10 Repeat

    Repeat with the larger globe, leaving an opening in the front as a window to see the scene inside. Let the ornament dry completely.

  • 11 Re-coat

    Once dry, add Mod Podge to the glittered globe areas and sprinkle with sequins and re-coat with glitter mix. Let finished globes dry completely.