Introduction: Glitter Snowglobe DIY

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The holidays are great time to bust out your craft supplies for some fun and easy DIY projects-like snow globes, which are often a treasured souvenir. Now you can create a handmade version with your favorite figurines.

Material needed:

Masor Jar (Whatever is your size preference)

Water (Tap or Bottled)

Glitter

Glycerin
Super glue or glue gun (Depends on your figure base)

Waterproof toys or figures to put inside your globe. (Has to fit through jar opening)

Step 1: Attach Figurine

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Start by removing your mason jar lid and decide where you’d like to place your decorations.

Make sure you are able to close your jar once they are in place. When you’re happy with your configuration. .Use the glue to affix them to the inside of your lid. HINT: Best results if you let it fully dry. This could take up to an hour depending on the base of your figure.

Step 2: Add Glitter

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Add desired amount of glitter.

HINT: Don’t add too much! It will block your decorations.

Step 3: Add Glycerin

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Add 2-3 tablespoons of glycerin to the water depending on the jar size you selected.

HINT: This makes the glitter fall slowly.

Step 4: Add Water

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Add water ¾ of the way up the mason jar

HINT: Bottle water pictured. Tap water works just as well.

Step 5: Add Figure

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Once your glue is completely dry, place decoration upside down into the water glycerin in the jar.

HINT: May need to add additional water depending on the size of your figure.

Step 6: Secure Top

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Apply glue around the rim and threads of the jar to form a seal and close tightly.

Place sealant ring around jar tightly.

Step 7: Shake and Enjoy!

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Allow the glue to completely dry, according to the label's instructions. Reinforce if needed. Then, shake and enjoy!

HINT: You may also choose to personalize these with twine and a name tag around the ring for gift giving.

Comments

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2016-03-26

Fun craft project. And they look really simple so it would be great for kids.

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