Snow Globes

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By Craft Trends Contributor, Gillian from the blog Dried Figs and Wooden Spools. Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest!

There’s something enchanting about snow globes, isn’t there? As a little girl I could watch them for hours and even now, as a adult, I find myself mesmerized by the sparkly snow swirling behind the glass. I love having them around the house, especially in the winter (although glittery ones are fun in the summer too) and I love love the thought of making them myself.  Perfect for a cozy afternoon project and just the thing to have lined up on my mantle. Here’s a round up of some of my favorite DIY snow globe projects.

Snow Globe Lamp Post - Salt Tree

Miniatures in a JarSaltTree

Magical! Am I right? It reminds me of wintery nights and fairy tales and, of course, Narnia, which is a favorite book in our house. I can’t get over how beautiful and whimsical this snow globe is. And because it’s waterless, there’s no need to worry about leaks. Plus, well, it’s amazing, right?

Salt Shaker Snow Globes - Popsicles and Pinatas

Salt Shaker Snow GlobesPopsicles and Pinatas

These salt and pepper shaker snow globes have to be my favorite DIY snow globe! So much fun! How perfect would these be on a fancy dinner table? I love the thought of it! And just think of all the interesting glass salt and pepper shakers that could be found for this project! I’m in love.

Snow Globe Pendant - Miniature Sweet Etsy Shop

Snow Globe Pendant DIY KitMiniatureSweet Etsy Shop

And look at this wee little snow globe pendent! I love the idea of having a sparkly, fun little snow globe to take everywhere with me. What an excellent gift for a little one with a big imagination. It would seem like a little piece of magic, just for them.

Have you made any DIY Snow Globes? Send your ideas our way! We love to see your projects! And check out these and other snow globe ideas on our Craft Trends Pinboard.

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About Gillian

Gillian Grimm lives in Charlottesville, Virginia where she balances writing, cooking and crafts with eight chickens, two kids, a dog, a cat and a husband. As the daughter of a Journalist, she grew up all over the United States, switching schools, towns and newspapers every few years and loved every minute of it! She now works as a freelance writer, primarily in the craft industry but with a few forays into travel writing, narrative non-fiction and educational matters. Gillian was recently published in the literary journal the “The Northville Review”. You can find more of Gillian’s work at “Dried Figs and Wooden Spools”.

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