DIY Easy Spring Snow Globe

DIY Easy Spring Snow Globe

    I’m pretty sure that I am trying to will Spring to arrive sooner, especially since we had snow today here in New York City.  Mother Nature has really been temperamental lately and it really makes you wonder how some people can say that global warming does not exist with all the fluctuating temperatures.

    Since I’m starting to get cabin here on the weekends, I have been keeping myself busy with some arts and crafts.  I’ve always been a huge fan of snow globes so I fell in love with the idea of making one at home using some household items and art supplies.  It turned out adorable and I plan on making more to give as gifts for Easter!

DIY Easy Spring Snow Globe 

DIY Easy Spring Snow Globe

Supplies needed:

  • Mason jar
  • Mini white pebbles or fairy garden filler
  • Mini chenille chicks
  • Spring themed bottle brush trees (sold at Michael’s Craft Store)
  • Ribbon of choice

Directions:

1. Begin by filling the mason jar with about 1 inch of filler. You can use small gravel, sand, fake snow, or another fairy garden filler of your choice.

2. You can now drop in the small decorative pieces. We used a spring colored bottle brush tree as well as a mini chenille chick.

3. Replace the lid on your mason jar and screw it on tightly. Add some ribbon of your choice (spring colored or themed) around the top of the jar.

DIY Easy Spring Snow Globe

    You can now display your DIY easy spring snow globe. If you are concerned about the decorative items falling over (if little ones will be handling it) then you should place them in the jar first before adding filler. Add a dab of glue under the items before dropping them in so they adhere to the bottom of the jar. Then, add your filler and proceed as directed.

Your easy spring snow globe can now be enjoyed!

DIY Easy Spring Snow Globe

Let’s Discuss:  What are some of your favorite arts and crafts to do in order to usher in Spring?

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Comments

  1. This is absolutely adorable! I like to start planting. Flowers, turn the garden and get the veggies going. Although living in the desert it feels like spring in the winter sooooo I don’t want to rush summer!

  2. Tami Qualls says:

    What a cute Easter decoration. No crafty bones in my body but I do think I could manage to pull this one off.

  3. What a really cool idea! I can imagine doing all kinds of scenes in these makeshift snowglobes. I love this.

  4. Omg how cute is this snow globe?!?! I bet my daughter would love to make one of these with me for Easter!

  5. I love making chicks in the spring. This craft is too cute. I am going to have to head to Michael’s.

  6. This is such a cute idea. If I can get enough jars, maybe my daughter’s preschool class would enjoy making them.

  7. Our Family World says:

    Wow! This is pretty amazing, it looks easy to do and this is so cute! You’re so creative.

  8. These are gorgeous – will definitely be sending your post to my sister so she can make this with my niece and nephew!! so so cute!

  9. I like the idea of this one….Many kids will love to do this whether at home or at school. Also the chick is so cute!

  10. This is such a cute craft. Just in time to create it with the kids during spring break!

  11. It’s funny that I am seeing this right now. My nephew has wanted to make a snow globe in forever (and recently mentioned it), and I never thought about using a mason jar.

  12. Wow.. This spring globe looks amazing. Thank for sharing the details. I will try it.

  13. That is so adorable & it looks so eastery. I definitely want to give this a try.

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