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Globes Plant Watering

Globes Plant Watering

Snow globes are ideal for any occasion or holiday, simply by changing what you use to create the scene. Let your imagination!

By example, make a harvest scene for Thanksgiving, a haunted house ghosts for Halloween, a heart of red or Easter / Spring display for the holidays of their choice.

Other topics that could include a birthday or special events, sports team, favorite cartoon character or superhero, seashell or a plea of Victoria, to name a few.

Once you have an event or theme in mind, it is easy to gather the elements of a very unique custom of creation.

WINTER CRAFTS Snowball

Materials:

Clear glass bottle with a tight lid (pickle, pepper jelly, baby food)

Small waterproof decorative figures or decorations

Distilled water or water that has been boiled and cooled

Clear silicone sealant (aquarium sealant) or Florist Clay

Egg shells and paper Confetti

Frost

Glycerine or mineral oil

Optional: plastic lid to fit inside the lid of the jar, the
Circle of fabric, ribbon or lace

1. Choose a glass jar dry cleaning – A baby food jar is perfect for a small boat children, jars of pepper ball shaped one, and pickles are big enough to allow add multiple items at the scene. Just fit your jar to your desired final effect. Remove labels and waste food.

2. Plan your Snow Globe Scene – Search your sewing kit and home craft materials and inspiration. You can make people, animals, trees – and more – from craft foam. Results for sewing are a great source of small decorations too. Also miniatures consider the craft store or hobby. Remember to store the day after a holiday for lots of items off!

3. Secure the Figures and Decorations inside the jar lid with silicone sealant or florist clay. In order to raise the scene of what is clearly in sight, a rubber, plastic lid inside the jar lid or build up the area with a little extra florist clay. Be sure to leave the edges clear so you have room for the screws of the lid. Set to dry.

4. Prepare Your "Snow" by depositing a hard boiled egg. Separate the shell of the membrane, place in a sturdy Ziploc bag and crush with a rolling pin. Finer particles will fall more slowly in the world of snow and have a pleasant effect. However, avoid crushing eggshell powder, they simply float in the water instead of falling gently.

Depending on your theme, you can change your "snow" to go along with it. Try themed confetti available at craft stores to add an interesting element to your creation. If you are making a party a Halloween or Thanksgiving scene, look for foil confetti in fall colors. For Easter you can use paper confetti flowers. For an issue of sports, use glitter in your favorite team colors.

The possibilities are endless and ensure that you are creating a one-of-a-class snowball!

5. Fill out the snow globe – When you are pleased with his snowball scene, fill the jar with distilled water, leaving a small space on top for to accommodate the numbers. Add a few drops of glycerin to keep the snow suspended and floating properly. Baby oil or mineral oil can also be used instead of water and glycerin.

6. Add Snow and Glitter – When adding eggshells, make sure you have enough to cover the cover when Once you have settled on the bottom. Use silver glitter along with egg shells to make snow gleaming – use a teaspoon of glitter for every inch of water. If you are adventurous, experiment with different effects. Use one or two drops of lamp oil colors to create a whirlpool effect. Add food coloring to water or to use different brightness colors.

Close the jar tightly and shake your snow globe. Observe how the snow falls and general appearance. Tweak till you get the desired effect, adding a little more snow, glitter or confetti.

7. Seal the Dome – Once you are sure the figures and scenery are arranged to his satisfaction, and snow to water ratio looks good, add a layer of silicone sealant around the threads of the lid and close tightly.

8. Add Toques Final – For a more decorative and finished look, cut a circle of pretty fabric a little larger than the bottle cap. Secure the lid with a rubber band. Of Hot glue a piece of ribbon or lace on the cuff.

You will be proud to display and enjoy their original
winter crafts Snowball building.

Patricia B. Jensen is a mother of three and kids party enthusiast. She is the webmaster and owner of Kids-Party-Paradise.com – a complete resource for kids party ideas including invitations, cakes, decorations, games, costumes, favors, and food.

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