Saturday, May 4, 2013

Paint a Snow Village

I'm getting a head start on Christmas this year instead of waiting until November and stress myself out! Last year I made a glittery church. This year I am adding to my collection as I found a few more pieces at Goodwill.

This is what they looked like before I spray painted them white and then added the glitter.

You can see I used a different process with the new pieces as the color is whiter. The glittery church was originally white and I added the glitter with white craft paint. On these newer ones I spray painted them first with white primer, then a couple coats of white paint. I adhered the glitter with glue only on the snowy areas, not the whole piece like I did with the church. I must say I prefer the latter method.

I inserted flameless tea lights inside them and "dimmed the lights" (as Ryan Seacrest would say on American Idol LOL).

If I see more pieces at GW I will probably grab them too! They are so much fun to transform and who can resist working with glitter!


  1. Hi Patty, I adore your snow village! It looks so beautiful. I'm glad I got to see it. I really like the jewelry pouch you made as well. I can tell that your creativity has been sparked through Pintarest and the blogs. What you are creating is amazing to see!
    Blessings, Beth

  2. Patty, I love what you did with these. This is a WONDERFUL idea. Perfect for Christmas.



  3. I like the makeover. The glittery white is very pretty :)

  4. P.S. I can't get over how much more I like them white. You really started something here! :-)

  5. These pieces look wonderful, Patty! I love the way you put the glitter highlights. You are so smart to be doing all these great Christmas projects.

  6. What a wonderful idea! You completely transformed these pieces and made them so beautiful! This is a great way to use mismatched pieces that you might find in the thrift stores. This has me thinking . . .


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