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How to make your own snow globe…

Dec 9, 2014

by Rebecca Nee

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Rebecca Nee is an interiors stylist, crafter/maker and avid DIY-er based in London. A constant tea drinker, she’s happiest when creating, knitting, restoring or adventuring. She’s recently worked with Oh Comely, 91 magazine and Mollie Makes Home magazine and this week she’ll be sharing her Christmassy crafts with you.

Looking for something festive to grace the Christmas table? Add some snowy sparkle to your room with our how-to guide to make these sweet little snowy scenes.

You will need:
A clean (and empty) jam jar
Christmas toy or tree
PVA glue
Glitter
Fake snow

christmas snow globe diy

Step 1: Paint the top inch of a jam jar with PVA glue and cover in glitter, shaking out any excess

christmas snow globe diy

Step 2: Using a glue gun stick a Christmas toy or tree to the inside of the lid and cover with fake snow. Place the jar over the lid and tighten.

christmas snow globe diy

Step 3: And you’re done! These make great stocking fillers or secret santa gifts, as well making a room feel like a winter wonderland.

Materials
Kitchen craft preserving jar 3.8 oz, £1, Hobbycraft
Mini trees, £5.99 for a pack of 8, Gisela Graham
Deer ornament, stylist’s own
Russian Christmas snow scatter, £5, Talking Table


Inspired by our festive DIY? Keep your eye on the blog for more Christmas crafts coming your way this week!

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3. 15 of the best Christmas decorations
4. 15 of the best/worst Christmas jumpers

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