Best Snowflake Creations

Best Snowflake Creations

Beth Zeigler
Dec 7, 2009

This weekend, the usually sunny Los Angeles landscape was blanketed with dark clouds and cold weather (making for a cozy atmosphere indoors). And while sometimes we secretly wish for snow flurries that stick--we know better. The next best thing? A handful of snowflake creations made at home that will inspire a winter wonderland.

Our favorite way to decorate for the holidays is by inviting friends into our home for snacks and drinks. The afternoon is a great way to carve out time for finishing last minute crafts and writing holiday cards. Snowflakes are a crowd favorite to create because everyones design will be completely original (and you don't need a ton of supplies). We love the pairing of homemade snowflakes hung on a dark blue wall (chic) or a powder blue backdrop which feels wintery and festive. You can also make your snowflake designs last year-round by framing them and hanging in a group as affordable art.

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(Images: 1. Flickr member miheco licensed for use under Creative Commons, 2. Snowflakes by Plaksels, 3. How To: Make Martha Stewart Cut Paper Wall Decor, 4. The Gallery: Elizabeth Gower, 5. Martha Style: Doilies for the Holidays, 6. Two DIY Paper Snowflakes, 7. How To: Sew a Recycled Holiday Garland, 8. Inspiration: Cut paper wall art, 9. Small Change, Big Impact: Chair Revamp, 10. Two DIY Paper Snowflakes)

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