DSC_0789Looking for a fun and simple DIY Christmas gift ? Well I’ve got one for you!! I have been wanting to do this DIY for quite some time now and am so excited to share it with you. Store bought snow globes, while nice, can be pretty pricey and not very customizable. These DIY mason jar snow globes are inexpensive and have an endless amount of creative possibility. I have always loved them growing up and was surprised at how simple it was to make my own.They’ll make the perfect gift for friends and family and would also look amazing as table markers or decor on your Holiday dinner table. I actually plan on making some to give as party favors at my daughters 2nd Birthday party!

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Self Sealing Mason Jars ( wide mouth is best, or any empty glass jar you have)
  • Water Resistant adhesive glue (found at any craft store or home improvement store)
  • Glitter or Fake snow
  • Liquid Glycerin (the trick to making the snow fall slowly and magically)
  • Whatever embellishments or festive figurines you prefer (make it you own!)
  • Ribbon or bakers twine
  • Water

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STEP 1:  glue your figurines to the mason jar lid and let dry

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STEP 2: Pour a small amount of liquid glycerine into the empty jar

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Step 3: Fill the jar with water (some say to use distilled but I just used regular tap water) Add some glitter (a lot of it!) and some fake snow if you have it.  Carefully place the lid on the jar and seal it and shake it all up !!

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Step 4: Add some ribbon or decorative twine around the lid and you are done!

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I love the way my snow globes turned out ! I hope that you will give it a try and enjoy creating them as much as I did. Be sure to tag us on Instagram and show us your DIY Snow Globes. We love seeing your spin on these fun DIY projects. Happy Holidays!!

If you want to know how to make the amazing carpet freshening “snow” that’s pictured in the photo above check out or Instagram and Facebook , we’ll be posting the recipe there soon!