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DIY Seasonal Snow Globe <3

December 19, 2014

 Hey everyone!

The holiday season is here and if you need a quick gift idea, or fun activity for the kids, this is it!

All it takes are a few simple items and you can make a stunning DIY Snow Globe (=

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Start with a mason jar.  You can choose any size you want, as long as the items you intend to put in the snow globe are proportionate.

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For my snow globe decor, I’m using this festive holiday ornament.  You can choose whatever you like! (=

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Using crazy glue, I attached the decor to the bottom side of the lid.  Remember that the mason jar will be upside down when complete, so the top will essentially be the bottom base.

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I purchased most of my supplies at Michaels, but you can use any craft store near you.

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Next I spread a good amount of crazy glue on the lid and sprinkled it with emerald sparkles.  I used this to conceal the appearance of the lid.  Having excess glitter that doesn’t stick is perfectly fine, as I also used this glitter in the water mixture of the snow globe.

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Fill the mason jar, almost fully, with distilled water…

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…and add about 1/2 teaspoon of Glycerin to the water.  This will help the snow/glitter fall more slowly.  I found this ingredient in the natural living department of Wholefoods.

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Next add your snow (white glitter)…

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…and a few more emerald sparkles for color.

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Dip the tree into the jar…

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…and seal tight!

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Give it a shake…

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…and you’ll have a stunning DIY Snow Globe!

This was so much fun and I love the end result.

Hope you enjoyed this post,

xo Rachel

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  • LindaLibraLoca December 20, 2014 at 8:02 am

    Great DIY, looks like something even a DIY-noob like myself can do. Would make a cute table decoration if you have kids running around.

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