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For secret Santa this year, team sugru all made each other presents that used sugru. Nassima made one of the best with this beautiful snow globe!

So here's our sugru take on the classic snow globe.

For this project you will need:
- 1 mason or jam jar (with lid)
- spray paint
- red and yellow paint pens
- water & glycerin
- glitter
- some christmassy bits and bobs for decoration
(we've used our Tubby Lego sugru Santa and a bottle brush for the tree)
- x2 minipacks of white sugru
 
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Step 1: Make the tree

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- We cut down a small bottle brush to create the basic shape of the tree.

- Spray painted it a nice shade of festive green.

- Then using red and yellow paint pens, we coloured the tips of the tree to look like baubles.

Step 2: Attach your christmassy bits & bobs

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- Next use one minipack of white sugru to attach the bits in place to the lid of the jam jar.

- Use a third of the minipack to attach your Santa

- Use the remaining two thirds of the minipack to attach the tree.

TOP TIP - sugru will cure under the water! but it if you prefer you can leave it overnight at this stage to fully cure.

TOP TIP - make sure not to stick anything to close to the edge of the lid, as it will stop you being able to screw it shut

Step 3: Mixing the liquid

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- Fill the mason jar with warm water until almost full

- Add a dash of glycerin (it helps make the 'snow' fall slower)

- Add some glitter and stir carefully with a spoon

- Screw the lid shut tightly
love this hope you win its such a cute idea!!
Mielameri8 months ago
Really nice instructable! I like the idea of using sugru as a seal. I've made one of these before, except it was in organic chem, so we used benzoic acid to make the snow.
nightninja878 months ago
not sure if im correct or not but would adding a dash of bleach keep it clear in the long run? im curious if that would work or not
projectsugru (author)  nightninja878 months ago
Hi nightninja87, I think you could be right there but it you could risk bleaching the colour out of your Chrismassy figures if there is too much.