Make your own Christmas Snow Globe

by Katrina - The Organised Housewife

Snowglobes have always had that magical feeling, shaking them constantly to watch the glitter fall.  My youngest daughter and I made this snow globe last week together, it was so much fun and in particular she loved to see how it is made.

What you will need

  • Jar – I used a small mason jar from Howards Storage World but these can be found at most dollar/department stores
  • Water
  • Glitter
  • Ornament that fits in jar
  • Quick set glue
  • Ribbon
  • Optional:  glycerin – I couldn’t find glycerin, as an alternative I tried Glycerol it didn’t work.

How to make

  1. Glue ornament to the inside of lid
  2. Fill jar with water
  3. Sprinkle in glitter
  4. Place lid on jar
  5. Shake and see the magic
  6. Decorate the lid with a ribbon

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Christine December 3, 2013 - 6:57 AM

Glycerin is found in the cooking section with the colours, esscences, etc. Will try this tomorrow.

Belinda Millis December 3, 2013 - 11:13 AM

is the glycerin used instead of the water or is it mixed with the water

Katrina December 3, 2013 - 12:12 PM

it’s mixed with the water to make the glitter fall slower

Sally Edwards December 4, 2013 - 12:58 PM

How much do you put in?

Lucie Lou December 7, 2013 - 3:14 PM

Here in Brisbane Glycerin is found in Coles in the HEALTH isle with all the bandaids etc etc (its sometimes used as a skin softener)


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