Miniature Waterless Snow Globes

Check out this unique snow globe idea. It's super simple, and no water - so no mess! To get the bright bottle brush tree colours, drip different colours of alcohol ink over them. Wear gloves when using alcohol ink and be sure to let the ink dry thoroughly.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: C_35658, waterless snow globe, snow globe, christmas, tree, bright tree, trend, holiday, christmas, decor, diy, september2013


  • Small Square Jars - Style of Choice
  • Styrofoam®
  • Christmas Miniatures - Deer and Brush Trees
  • Alcohol Ink
  • Recollections™ Microbeads
  • Creatology™ Pom Poms, Mini
  • Low Heat Glue Gun
  • Buffalo Snow Snow Flurries
  • Recollections™ Glitter
  • Mod Podge®
  • Tinsel Ribbon
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Step 1
Add Styrofoam® to bottom of jar to add base inside and glue down. (Or just add a larger tree to the bottom of jar without a Styrofoam® base.)

Step 2
Add miniatures to top of foam with glue. Let dry.

Step 3
Fill bottom of jar with microbeads, snow flurries or pom poms to cover the Styrofoam®.

Step 4
Add glitter to the outside of the jar, using Mod Podge®.

Step 5
Cover the edge of the lids with tinsel ribbon, using hot glue.