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13 Sparkly Christmas Snow Scenes Created With Epsom Salts

Many people use Epsom Salt for its health and beauty benefits. I use it for its DIY powers. The small white crystals or granules are perfect for creating wintery snow scenes in jars or fun tabletop displays. You can also make “snow” covered luminaries, ornaments, and more….

Epsom Salt

Epsom Salt DIY Winter Snow Scene Displays
One bag of Epsom Salts is good for a number of projects. Grab a bag the next time you visit the pharmacy or discount store. The containers and decor items you can use for wintery DIY projects are endless….

Wintery Christmas Scene

snow scene diy with Epsom Salt

When I get ready to make a Christmas project of any kind, I gather bits and pieces of Christmas decorations I think might fit my project plan. For the snow scene in the large bowl/jar above, I set miniature ornaments and small trees on top of a layer of Epsom Salt.

Mod Podge Snowy Luminaries

epsom salt winter luminaries by remodelacasa

Cristina, from Remodelacasa, covered jars with Mod Podge and then rolled them in Epsom Salts to create beautiful luminaries. The addition of red berries made them perfect for Christmas decorating. 

Shaker Christmas Displays

Give your Holiday Hostess a DIY snow scene in a shaker.
Give your Holiday Hostess a DIY snow scene in a shaker.

Miniature decor is so fun. Salt and pepper shakers are fun to work with but you have to be sure the shaker opening is large enough to fit your decor into. 

Snowmen Ornaments

Snowman ornaments from Mad In Crafts

Snowmen are a favorite decor item not only at Christmas but also throughout the winter season. These cute Epsom Salts Snowmen Ornaments from Mad In Crafts can be displayed for three or four months.

Christmas Village Display

Christmas Village Display with Epsom Salt

I display these Christmas village houses every year as the centerpiece on our dining room table. The vintage cake stands and plates are from my stash of stuff and I cover them in Epsom Salts and fake snowflakes to complete the wintery scene.

Snowy Pine Cones

Epsom Salts Pine Cones

Make pine cones look all snowy using glue and Epsom Salts. I found this great idea at Organize and Decorate Everything.

Mason Jar Snow Scene

Dollar Tree project using Christmas decor and Epsom Salt in a Winter display

I had a bit of trouble getting the camper from Dollar Tree into the mason jar. I had to shift it in different ways until it finally fit. Then, once inside the jar, I had to glue it to a block to raise it above the snow. Sure was fun, lol. Find the tutorial here….Snow Scene Displays In Glass Containers And Silver Plate Trays

Snowman Votive

Frosty globe by Amy Mod Podge Rocks

The Epsom Salt snowman votive is so festive with the cute little buttons and the ribbon scarf—projectby Amy at Mod Podge Rocks.

Putz House Snow Scene On A Silver Plate Tray

snow scene diy with epsom salt

Fill silver plate, crystal, or glass trays with Epsom Salts and display just about any Christmas decor.

Clear Christmas Ornaments Winter Scene

bottle brush tree ornaments by Homeroad

The bottle brush tree snow globe ornaments are by Homeroad. The Epsom Salt snow and the bottle brush tree make a nice scene in the clear ornament, but the little touches like the twine and plaid ribbon really finish the look.

Vintage Jar With Snowman

snow scene in a jar with Epsom salt snow

You don’t need a vintage jar with a metal lid to make this cute scene. A new jar works just as well. Add any decor you like in the jar then fill with Epsom Salts.

Winter Scene In A Gumball Machine

DIY Winter Christmas Scene In A Gumball Machine

The red gumball machine is a perfect decorating piece for Christmas. Create a snowy winter wonderland in the globe that will bring a smile to anyone’s face. I made this cute scene a few years ago, and we still bring the gumball machine out every year.

Apothecary Jar Snow Scene

snow sceme made with Epsom Salt

An apothecary jar is the perfect shape to display a single bottle brush tree. First fill the jar with Epsom salts and add a white tree. White works best in this case. The simplicity of the clear jar and lid with the contents all in white is just right. Add a ribbon or not!

Quick DIY Gift Ideas

Moscow Mule filled with Candy and wrapped in Cellophane makes a great Holiday Hostess Gift
Moscow Mule filled with Candy and wrapped in Cellophane makes a great Holiday Hostess Gift

These thrifty DIY gift ideas are the best of the best from The Thrift Store Decor Team. I love some of these projects so much I’m going to make a few of them for me and maybe a couple for gifts.

150 Fun DIY Gifts Anyone Can Make

DIY Snow Scenes

DIY Snow Scenes
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Kathy Owen is the founder of the home decor blog Petticoat Junktion where she shares tutorials on painting furniture and upcycling thrifty finds into unique home décor. Her DIY projects have been featured on the Home Depot Blog, Plaid Crafts, Behr Designer Series, and in numerous magazines. Kathy’s newest website is HappyHomeDIY.com

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