Plain Glass Block to Glowing Gift.

3 Materials
15 Minutes
Creating a seasonal look in your home doesn't have to be hard. Just a few simple items put together can create ambiance in your home.

Materials Needed:

Glass Block - mine came from Walmart, but you can find them online, craft stores, or hardware stores.

A strand of lights - mine came from Dollar Tree

A Bow - mine came from Walmart in the Holiday section.

Put your lights into the glass block. The glass blocks already come with a hole in them. They are made for this, so you don't have to worry about things getting hot. If you'd rather use battery operated lights - go for it. They sell those at the Dollar Tree as well.

Cut off the long ribbon off the bow.

Wrap one ribbon around the block. (This will be the bottom of the block.) I used scotch tape to hold it in place, but you could use double stick tape, glue dots, hot glue, whatever you would like.

Wrap the other ribbon around the block and secure in place.

Put the bow on top. You can just set in on, or you can secure it using tape, glue dots, etc.

Plug in and you're done.

This project is easy, and great for all ages. Great for decorations, party craft, or a gift.

Another thing I like about this project is that it can be used for birthdays too!

You can see my easy glass fall decor here:

Last year (pictured above) I posted it as part of a crafty home tour but didn't give step by step instructions. I thought I would do that for all of you this year. It's easy to store, and I have had this for a few years now.

Happy Holidays everyone!

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Suggested materials:

  • Glass block
  • Lights
  • Bow

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Frequently asked questions

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  • Steph Steph on Nov 16, 2016
    Do the blocks have a top to them or are they open? Are they expensive to purchase?

  • Bettye Martinez Bettye Martinez on Nov 16, 2016
    Love the idea of the glass block but I really love those glass boxes you have in the side of your picture. Can you tell me where you found them or did you make them and if you made them how you did it? They are beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing such a great idea with us.

  • Yonkss Yonkss on Dec 11, 2016
    You doing OK glassblocks don't come with a hole in it How did you cut it ?


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