Glowing Snowflake

This easy-to-make snowflake fashioned from steel strips and mini lights is sure to dazzle. Hang it in a high-visibility spot such as a front porch for maximum impact.


Step 1: Arrange the steel strips in a snowflake pattern as shown above.

Step 2: Connect the three strips together in the middle using a bolt, washer, lock, and nut.

Step 3: Wrap with a string of clear mini lights — poking bulbs through the holes in the steel strips — then hang.


Skill Level: Beginner

Estimated cost: $20

Time Estimate: 1 hour

Tools: N/A

Get It at Lowe’s:

  • 3 plated slotted flat 1-3/8″x3′ [3.49 cm x 92 cm] strips (#69811)
  • 100-count clear string lights (#152052)
  • 3/8″ [.95 cm] bolt, washer, nut, and lock

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