10 DIY Miniature Christmas – How to make a miniature WINTER ZEN GARDEN

If you like Christmas and play with Santa Claus in the snow, we bring you these 10 fantastic miniature ideas from North Pole: Snow House, Mini Santa Claus, Christmas Tree, Sledge with mini gifts, Christmas lights poles, sweets and Christmas sticks, homemade snow with a mini shovel to play and de-stress moving the snow or doing little mountains. You have a beautiful winter landscape to decorate your space and control the stress of day to day.

We show you how these mini ideas are made in our video aPasos:

IDEA # 1: SNOW BASE
The materials you need are:

  • A piece of cardboard of 30cm x 23cm
  • Porex 2cm thick 30cm x 23cm
  • Glue
  • Decorative tape

IDEA # 2: SNOW HOUSE
The materials you need are:

  • Flat plates of Styrofoam
  • Cardboard like that of cookie or cereal boxes
  • Glue
  • Hot silicone
  • Brown rubber EVA or foamy
  • White Nail polish
  • The patterns that you can download by clicking here (download templates here)



IDEA # 3: SWEETS, CANES AND CHRISTMAS DECORATION
The materials you should look for are:

  • Straws
  • Nail polish
  • Tacks or thumbtacks
  • Pins


IDEA # 4: CHRISTMAS TREE
You need the following materials:

  • Green Chenille
  • Hot silicone


IDEA # 5: MINI PAPA NOEL – SANTA CLAUS
To make this magical character you need:

  • Modeling clay: You can use one which dries in the air, cold porcelain, fimo, polyclay, plasticine… in different colors: black, red, white and skin.


IDEA # 6: SLED


IDEA # 7: MINI GIFTS
Search for these materials:

  • Erasers
  • Decorative ribbons or decorative papers
  • Glue


IDEA # 8: CHRISTMAS LIGHTS POSTS
The materials you need are:

  • Straws
  • Nail polish
  • Clips
  • Transparent tape
  • Christmas lights

IDEA # 9: ARTIFICIAL SNOW
You need the following materials:

  • A baby diaper
  • Water

This recipe is very simple to make. The result seems real snow, you just have to moisten this snow so it does not dry out and after a few days it will have to be replaced a bit… There are other recipes like baking soda and shaving cream… or simply use salt or chopped porex.

IDEA # 10: MINI PALA
For this tender shovel, you look for the following things:

  • A straw
  • A curved plastic object such as a spoon or a jar of yogurt
  • Nail polish
  • Hot silicone
  • A clip


These 10 ideas have been designed with love and with easy-to-get materials…

We hope you like it and we encourage yourself to do them …




Until next idea. Have a nice DIY day!