Miniature Christmas Jar Scene
10 Minutes

Have a clear jar, glass, candle holder, or shallow tray laying around? Why not use it to create a simple, yet festive holiday mini scene for your home this holiday season? Or, style one to give as a personalized gift.

Glass jars are perfect for making miniature Christmas scenes. Read below to find out how we created this scene in minutes.

What do you need to recreate this scene? Some epsom salt, your favorite Christmas miniatures from, and a glass jar. Epsom salt can be found at most drug or grocery stores.

Start by scooping the epsom salt and pouring it into the jar to your desired level. Be sure to leave enough room in the jar for your miniature items to rest on top of the "snow" and still fully inside the jar.

Next, place your miniatures in the "snow" and start creating your Christmas scene!

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  • Cec5260145 Cec5260145 on Oct 30, 2016
    Do the miniature items stand up or will they fall over? Loved these!
  • Jan Jan on Dec 15, 2021

    Okay, I have to know where you got the miniature Berner. We have our 3rd Berner and I would love to make this!! It is so very cool. I may make a couple extra ones for our auction next year!

    OOPS, never mind. I just scrolled down and found it on and ordered 3. Thank you for the great idea!

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