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Mysteries, polka dots, California Rolls, TJ Maxx, cozy blankets, rainy days and getting the first spoonful of peanut butter out of the jar make me smile. Spiders, rude people, cold fingers and toes, baby leashes, people that don't wrap their packages before going to the Post Office, poison ivy and Math (pretty much all of it) make me want to scream. My perfect day would be spent with my wonderful husband and sweet girls- watching movies in our jammies! Of course, having the movie theater to ourselves would be great, too. Please pass the popcorn and M&M's.:) I am saved by the grace of God. He is my constant companion and hears my every prayer. What a blessing! I'd love to hear from you! Lori at toosillysisters@cox.net

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Snow Globes and a Winner...

Hey Cuties! I am here to answer the call of the Snow Globe! Doesn't that sound MIGHTY?>:) They are really quite easy to make, you just have to be careful with the adhesives that you choose....

1) Get some baby food jars, jam jars, etc. I have used both and they both work well.

2) Find a cute item as your feature piece. Be sure that it will fit as you don't want something too puny (been there, done that) or something too large. I used trees from Hobby Lobby (40% this week in the Christmas craft aisle).

3) Rough up your inside lid with some sandpaper.

4) Glue your item to the lid with epoxy, Liquid Nails or Super Glue. Let dry for a couple of hours.

5) Fill your jar with distilled water and 2 drops of glycerin. Do not use too much glycerin or your glitter will stick to the bottom of the jar.

6) Shake in your glitter. We used the white glitter with big flakes as it looks like real snow.

7) Use caulk to seal the lid of your snow globe. Let dry overnight before turning snow globe over.

**Have FUN!**

The winner of my follower giveaway is TOO MANY HATS!! Woo HOO! Please e-mail me your address and I will send your prize to you... toosillysisters@cox.net

If you did not win this month, I will be doing another drawing next month.:)


Darlene said...

Thank you dear Lori for the Snow Globe tutorial. It sounds pretty easy and I think Lexi would have fun making these. I think we will probably try it.♥

Robin Beck said...

Your snowglobes sound like they turned out wonderful!
What a great tutorial too Lori!
I was just thinking this morning about what a good book club leader you are-The girls are really blessed to have you as their teacher.



Thanks for the directions for the sweet snow globes!
Congrat's to the winner too.
Deb :)

April said...

Oh, those snow globes would be so much fun to make! I'm going to have to give it a whirl! Congrats to your lucky winner!

Nancy said...

Love the big pictures. So bright and festive. I can't wait to see pictures of the Half Slumber Party. My 4 year old had one too. "an almost slumber-slumber party." Great snow globe idea. I am so on that. :)

Jill said...

What a super cute idea! My kids would LOVE this!

Eileen said...

Great idea! And so nice of you to share it with us!

Congratulations to the winner of your give-away!
Love to you,

amy @ Life in Pink Hi-Tops said...

Great tute! Congrats to the winner!

Connie said...

So fun! I haven't checked in the store lately but, do they still put baby food in the jars? I love snow globes and these would be so fun to make with my grandkids! Thanks for letting us know!
Love your bracelets!

Lindsay-ann said...

Hi Lori
I will have to show this idea to Tim. I can imagine him making these with the kids at school. Thanks for the instructions.
Have a great weekend.

Yarni Gras! said...

thanks for the tutorial....now, where to find baby food jars without the FOOD? hahaha!

I think these would be fun to make if Curly Girl has another slumber party this year....

Yarni Gras! said...

oh! and congrats to the winner!

Jerelene said...

Thank You! Thank You!! I appreciate you posting the directions for the snow globes and I'm sure everyone else does too:)
Thank you so much for talking to me tonight Lori!! It was the highlite of my day :) :) :)

Jodi said...

Thanks for the how-to! My kids would love to make these!

Unknown said...

Lori...I love this idea. I think we will try it!



Susan said...

I can't wait to make some snowglobes. I know the kids will be excited.

Congrats to the winner!

Connie said...

You WON! Come to my blog and you can click on the site to claim your prize. Please let me know when you receive it!

Wendy said...

Fabulous idea!! I'll have to make some of these. Now where can I get some baby food jars...hmmm.....