Do you also feel excited when winter approaches? But it’s sad to know that many of us can’t get to see snow all the time. Snowflakes are something we all like. Isn’t that correct? It’s because temperature and humidity determine their shape. What if you could learn how to make a glass snowflake at home and use them as decorations?
Yes, you heard it right! Most people love these snowflake decorations because it makes your house seem more attractive. So why not learn to make glass snowflakes at home?
Well, don’t worry because we are here with this DIY on glass snowflake. So read this post to learn the steps.
Well, if you want to make glass snowflakes at home, you’ll need to collect all the below below-written:
- Glass cutter
- Hot glue gun
- Aluminum strips
Steps To Make A Glass Snowflake
As I said, it’s very easy to make glass snowflakes for decorations. So if you want to make it at home, just follow these steps thoroughly.
Step 1: Take out a paper and a ruler. You’ll have to make shapes on the paper first before cutting the glass into pieces.
Draw the shapes
Step 2: Use two different colored glasses so that they will look more attractive.
Two different glasses
Step 3: Now, take a glass cutter and start cutting the glass. You’ll have to cut it into diamond shapes.
Cut the glass
Step 4: It should look like this.
Step 5: Similarly, cut the pieces from the other glass.
Cut shapes from both glasses
Step 6: Now, take out the aluminum strip. You’ll cover the border of glass pieces from the strips so that it will look beautiful.
Step 7: Cover all the pieces.
Cover the borders
Step 8: Use a hot glue gun and paste all the pieces.
Paste the pieces
Step 9: Take a small hook and paste it in one corner so that you can hang your snowflake.
Attach the hook
Step 10: And here’s your glass snowflake.
While making glass snowflakes at home, you’ll have to keep these things in mind:
- Use the glass cutter with care. Make sure you’re not hurting your hand while cutting it.
- Apply glue nicely so that the pieces will be pasted together for a long time.
Now that you have got the steps and materials, stop delaying looking for other sources and make beautiful glass snowflakes at home. I hope this guide on how to make a glass snowflake would have helped you.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer and a content creator. He has special interest in science experiments and teaches the same to school and college students. He is also a technical lead at RUDE LABS PVT. LTD.