Retro North Pole Christmas Diorama In A Jar

Do you ever have a clear vision for a project and then you spot something that takes it in a whole different direction? Yeah, that was the case for my Christmas in a jar plan. I was focused on creating a silent night theme and shopping for tall bottle brush trees. Then my eyes caught a glimpse of a miniature light up vintage camper. One retro miniature lead to another and soon my fun Retro North Pole Christmas Diorama began to unfold.

Retro North Pole Christmas Diorama In A Jar
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Retro North Pole Christmas Diorama In A Jar


Retro North Pole Christmas In A Jar
How could I resist this adorable vintage camper that lights up?
Retro North Pole Christmas With Light Up Vintage Camper
These are the supplies I used to make the Retro Noth Pole Christmas diorama. I used a tall 18-inch apothecary jar that I had on hand. A shorter jar would have been perfect but I wasn't willing to spend the money when I already had one.

I purchased all of the figurines at Michaels in early November. The larger figurines were on sale buy 1 get 1 at 50% off, others were 60% off, plus I had a 50% coupon for those items not on sale. Win-win!
Retro North Pole Christmas In A Jar Supplies
The perfect faux snow that keeps heavier figurines from sinking too far below is inexpensive Epsom salts from the dollar store.
Retro North Pole Christmas In A Jar Faux Snow
Before I assembled the Christmas in a jar diorama, I added freshly fallen snow onto the roof of the vintage camper with Mod Podge and a sprinkle of Epsom salts.
Retro North Pole Christmas Diorama Camper Roof Fresh Snow
Now for the fun part, creating a Retro North Pole Christmas inside the jar.
Retro North Pole Christmas In A Jar From A to Z
Here's a close up of Santa getting ready to string the lights on the Christmas tree.
Retro North Pole Christmas Diorama Santa Stringing Lights
And a close up of Santa's adorable vintage camper.
Retro North Pole Christmas Diorama Vintage Camper
The presents look like they were dropped from above and landed in the freshly fallen snow.
Retro North Pole Diorama Wrapped Presents
I had so much fun creating this fun Retro North Pole Christmas diorama in a jar. A totally different direction from the one I intended but the nostalgia took me back to Christmas when I was a child.
Retro North Pole Christmas Diorama In A Jar Close Up
I've included affiliate links for your convenience so you can see what products I used or recommend to make this Santa tray. See my full disclosure policy.
Retro North Pole Christmas In A Jar Bow Ribbon
I made a large 8-loop bow with retro looking polka dot wired ribbon for the stem of the apothecary jar lid and attached it with a green pipe cleaner. Making bows is not my forte so I cheat with an EZ Bow Maker tool.
Retro North Pole Christmas In A Jar With Retro Bow

To make the Retro North Pole Diorama you will need:


Retro North Pole Christmas Diorama In A Jar

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