Updated:
Original:

DIY Snow Globes from Baby Food Jars

Here’s another fun and easy project perfect for gift giving.
Image placeholder title

My 8 year old helped me make these little snowglobes out of baby food jars.  They turned out pretty awesome! Wouldn’t these make great stocking stuffers?

Supplies we used:

Baby food jarsEpoxy Cement, ribbon and spray paint from the craft storeGlitter and little figurines from the dollar store

Image placeholder title

Recommended for You

First we washed out the jars, let them dry and removed the labels and sticky goo from the outside. This was probably the hardest part because the goo was…well…gooey. Some nail polish remover helped to get the extra stuck on parts. After they dried, my husband spray painted the lids for us. We chose a cool silver color to go with our Christmas theme and all the different colored decorations.

Image placeholder title

At first I glued the little decorations on the lids with a glue gun and they all ended up falling off after they were in the water. So we went with the epoxy cement because it is permanent and water proof (apply in a well ventilated area by an adult!) and let it dry over night.

Image placeholder title

Next we sprinkled some glitter in the jars and filled them with water almost to the very top. You can use baby oil instead and this will make the glitter move a little slower but the water worked just perfect. I put a thin strip of epoxy around the rim of the baby food jar and then screwed the cap on tight. When you put the cap on, the decor may cause some of the water over flow so just make sure you are doing it over the sink to avoid a mess. I let them dry overnight with the cap side facing up so that the epoxy could dry and create a water proof seal. After they all dried, we flipped them over and tied a red ribbon around each one to complete the perfect snowglobe gifts! Hope you enjoy 🙂

Related

Image placeholder title

make your own snow globes

Making a gift for someone you love always means a little more. It says they are worth the time and effort to you.

Image placeholder title

DIY Mothers Day gifts

I’ve always been a huge fan of DIY gifts ever since I was a little girl.

Image placeholder title

A unique Mommy gift-and something for baby

Need a unique Mother’s Day gift? Here’s one that’s affordable, beautiful AND functional!

Image placeholder title

Creative Christmas : Food Gifting

I love to give gifts to people, especially when you find the perfect one that you just know is right for the person.

Image placeholder title

DIY Candy Cane Mason Jars – Great Gift Idea!

Are you looking for holiday gift ideas? How about holiday decor that doesn’t cost a fortune?

Image placeholder title

5 Easy Christmas DIY Projects

5 Easy Christmas DIY Projects.