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Create Your Own Winter Wonderland Snow Globe

Jan 7, 2014

The winter season can hold so many moments of superb beauty. We decided to create a craft that tries to capture some of the shimmery snow falling magic... a snow globe!

What you'll need

  • clean jar with the label taken off and a flat lid
  • sparkles
  • glue gun
  • mineral oil (this is the secret to your snow falling slowly!)
  • small figurines and scenery

Let's create!
1. To begin, heat up your glue gun and glue your little winter scene to the bottom of the lid.

2. Pour the mineral oil into the jar. 3. Add a small sprinkling of glitter to your oil. In this case less is more, too much glitter will make it your scene hard to see.

4. Place a thin layer of glue gun glue around the top of the jar and quickly twist the top on tightly.

Now you can enjoy your little winter wonderland all year round!

Article Author Shanti Nordholt-McPhee
Shanti Nordholt-McPhee

Shanti Nordholt-McPhee is one half of the blog Twig and Toadstool. The blog is primarily a natural based craft blog that she created with the help of her friend Maureen. They create beautiful crafts made out of natural and beautiful materials, things that are inspired by Mother Nature, embellished with glitter, whimsy and imagination! Shanti is a mother of two beautiful girls, ages eight and eleven, and she feels fortunate enough to live in a part of Eastern Ontario where she is surrounded by the beauty of the natural world and part of a community of parents who encourage creativity and JOY!

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