You may want to make your
loved ones happy with New Year's gifts, Christmas pine trees and
Christmas-themed accessories. Handmade snow globe is a unique gift for those
who want to give handmade gifts to their loved ones. Snow globes, which are
identified with Christmas gifts, become more meaningful when they are handmade.
Glass globes containing small
toy figurines, giving the impression of flaky snow when turned upside down; It
is one of the furniture alternatives that can be a fun activity for those who
have free time at home. At the same time, making a pre-school snow globe is an
Making a Snow
Globe at Home
It can be preferred a snowman,
glass tree or classic toy figure when making a snow globe at home. It is only
up to your imagination to design a snow globe that is entirely to your taste.
You can make a snow globe in the color and concept you want and make yourself
and your loved ones happy.
Required for Making a Snow Globe at Home
The first step to making an
easy snow globe is to prepare the necessary materials. These materials are as
• First, a jar with a lid
should be provided. Empty jars such as jam or pickle cans can be used for this.
• It is necessary to provide
water resistant silicone adhesive.
• It is necessary to decide on
the figure to be placed in the jar. Decorations such as a snowman, Santa Claus
or a pine tree can be used for the snow globe, which can support the decor of
those who want to create a New Year's Eve concept.
• At the same time, the
ornament should be used whatever is desired to fall on the figure in the jar
when it is turned upside down. Snow effect can be created with white or colored
glitters, gold or silver gilded glitters.
• Water and glycerine should
also be provided. These materials are needed to keep the glitters or artificial
snow moving in the jar longer when the snow globe is turned upside down.
Making a Snow
Globe with a Jar
The following steps can be
followed to make a snow globe with a jar.
By turning the lid of the jar upside down, the figures to be used in it should
be carefully adhered with adhesive transparent silicone. Particular attention
should be paid to the placement of the figure in the very center of the cover
while gluing the figures.
Whatever ornaments are desired to be seen inside the jar, those figures should
be used. A pine tree, a couple, a heart or a bride and groom trinket can be
preferred. These can be placed inside the snow globe. After sticking the
trinket with silicone regularly and carefully, it should be waited for 15-20
minutes on average.
Water should be poured into the jar. Then, some space should be left as
glycerin needs to be poured into the jar.
Glycerin should be carefully poured into the jar.
The most fun part of the activity is adding the desired amount of glitter to
the glycerine and water. Then you should mix the glitter, glycerin and water
with a spoon.
Towards the end of the snow globe construction, it is necessary to place the
lid of the jar, on which ornaments or trinkets are attached. It is important to
close the lid tightly so that the liquid does not leak out and the labor is not
wasted. For this reason, silicone adhesive can be applied to the inner
periphery of the cover.
The handmade jar snow globe is now ready. After completing the snow globe, you
can color the lid of the jar with Viktoria Acrylic Paint.
You can do this activity with your loved ones or you can gift it to your loved