DIY Glass Christmas Cloche

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I had this idea a little while ago…that I could use a stemless wine glass to create a pretty glass cloche with a Christmas scene in it. So, while I was cross border shopping on the weekend I picked up a stemless wine glass at Target in the dollar bins (seriously can’t wait until March when Target will be opening in Canada!) I wanted to create a little knob on the top, and thought a little glass furniture knob from the hardware store would work great, but they were a little expensive -up to $5 each. So, I dropped by my local Habitat for Humanity Reuse Store, and I found one for a buck.

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I glued it to the bottom of the glass with a little super glue. To create the scene I used a sweet little mushroom ornament from Walmart, and found a cute Christmas fairy image on line, and re-sized it to fit in the cloche.

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After cutting the fairy out, I embellished her with tinsel, stars, rhinestones and glitter.

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I glued them all down with a little hot glue (and managed to burn my finger in the process) and added some cotton batting, fake snow and a tiny little Christmas gift.

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Then I glued the cloche to the cardboard base I made out of some silver glittered card stock, and added some tinsel to cover and glue marks.

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I really do love how it turned out, and think the fairy and mushroom will be so cute with my woodland themed Christmas this year, since every winter woodland needs a few Christmas fairies. 😉  I can think of lots more possibilities to create more with vintage looking paper Santas, little Christmas trees, or plastic reindeer.

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Hope you like this sweet little ornament, and that in some small way at least, that life is a party for you today.

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  1. Oh wow. I love this. So So sweet. I love the silver with the pretty little touch of blue!

  2. Great idea! Let me see what I might have that would work…

  3. The finished article is so cute…my daughter would love this. I think I have a boxing day project for her now to keep her busy 😉

  4. betsy comeau says:

    Exquisite!!!! I have been collecting glassware for terrariums and this is a gorgeous idea!!!!! Thank you for the step by step directions!

  5. Thanks Betsy, good luck with your terrariums!

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