Glass Dome Cookie Exchange

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Large glass dome & base (sold in stores)
  • Smaller glass dome & base (sold in stores)
  • Smaller, bell-shaped glass dome & base (sold in stores)
  • Bottle of gold acrylic paint
  • Bottle of silver acrylic paint
  • Medium paintbrush
  • Snowflake punch
  • Sheet of gold adhesive large font letters
  • Notebook paper punch
  • Metallic gold sheet of cardstock
  • Adhesive gold vinyl with circle gems pattern
  • Gold metallic paint marker
  • 1" wide roll of painter’s tape
  • Scissors
  • Bottle of Zip Dry glue

DIRECTIONS: 

  1. Large Glass Dome- Paint the side of the base using gold acrylic paint and the medium brush. Allow it to dry and set aside.
  2. Using the adhesive letters, apply the word “Sweets” to the front of the lower 1/3 of the glass dome on the outside of the dome.
  3. With the gold metallic marker, draw snowflakes on either sides of the word, “Sweets”.
  4. In the center of the painted snowflakes, apply paper snowflakes using the snowflake punch and the gold metallic paper. Attach with a small dab of glue.
  5. Punch small circles out of the gold adhesive sparkly vinyl and apply randomly around the work “Sweets”.
  6. Snowflake Glass Dome- Using painter’s tape, mask out a 1" wide strip on the side of the wooden base. Do this all the way around the wooden base and press firmly.
  7. Paint the open areas of the side of the base with the gold acrylic paint and allow it to dry.
  8. Remove the painter’s tape creating a pattern al the way around the base.
  9. For the dome, punch out snowflakes with the snowflake punch and gold metallic paper.
  10. Apply snowflakes to the glass dome with a small dab of Zip Dry glue in random places.
  11. Small Bell Glass Dome- Using painter’s tape, mask out the top and bottom of the wooden base on the side, leaving about 1/8" open area in the middle. Paint this area with the silver acrylic paint and allow it to dry. Remove the painter’s tape once it is dry.
  12. Punch out circles of the adhesive vinyl and place randomly all over the bell glass dome.