How to Make Fake Snow for Crafts


Fake snow gives a craft project and a decorating scheme a refreshing, cool winter look, and making your own snow is an easy task. You can make fake snow with fine, small snowflakes or larger flakes for a bigger display. Whether sprinkling snow on your Christmas tree or painting a glass for a frosted look, fake snow is an interesting craft medium for many projects. Learn to mix your own snow so you can add this cool effect anytime you like.

Things You'll Need

  • White craft paint
  • Measuring cup
  • Glitter
  • Tablespoon
  • White sand
  • Plastic bowl with a lid
  • Paintbrush
  • Pour ¼ cup of white craft paint in a plastic bowl.

  • Sprinkle in 2 tbsp. of iridescent glitter.

  • Add 2 tbsp. of clean, white sand.

  • Mix the ingredients together with the paintbrush tip.

  • Paint the snow paint on your craft objects like miniature Christmas trees or ornaments. Allow the paint to dry for at least an hour before handling it.

Tips & Warnings

  • Sprinkle mashed potato flakes on large indoor displays.

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