Three Super Simple Holiday Crafts with Epsom Salt

Have you ever noticed that Epsom salt looks a lot like snow? Well, you can use it to make your home merry and bright this holiday season with our easy, inexpensive crafts. Add some sparkle to your holiday décor with these glittering centerpieces and ornaments.

Snow-Filled Centerpieces

Materials

  • 2 cups of Epsom salt
  • Glitter
  • Small- to medium-sized ornaments
  • 1 clear vase or Mason jar

Instructions

  1. Pour 1 to 2 cups of Epsom salt into vase. Add glitter to give the ‘snow’ some sparkle.
  2. Add small- to medium-sized ornaments.
  3. Sprinkle additional Epsom salt over finished product to enhance the wintry look. Place on table as a centerpiece.

Pinecone Ornament

Materials

  • Epsom salt
  • Pinecone
  • Mod Podge®
  • Glitter
  • Ribbon
  • Pushpin

Instructions

  1. Over a bowl, brush the top half of a pinecone with Mod Podge.
  2. Sprinkle a generous amount of Epsom salt and glitter over the pinecone, rolling it in the bowl to ensure it’s evenly coated.
  3. Affix the ribbon to the top of the pinecone with Mod Podge, and secure with a pushpin.
  4. Let dry. Hang from your tree.

Indoor Snowballs

Materials

  • 2 cups of Epsom salt
  • Styrofoam balls
  • Glitter
  • Mod Podge®
  • Toothpicks
  • Bowl

Instructions

  1. Insert a toothpick as a handle into a Styrofoam ball. Coat the ball with Mod Podge®. Remove toothpick and place in bowl.
  2. Sprinkle Epsom salt and glitter over the ball. Roll it in the Epsom salt and glitter mixture until it is evenly coated.
  3. Let dry. Snowballs can be hung with wire hooks or added to a basket, vase, or tray to create a winter-themed centerpiece.

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