Snowglobes In A Mason Jar

I found my inspiration for this craft on MasonJarCraftsLove for dry snowglobes in mason jars – all the prettiness without the fear of liquid going everywhere if/when one gets broken…..

Taking my idea, I went shopping at the local Dollar Store, which has small Christmas Village town parts for sale – and the accessories needed, which are the size needed: trees, snowmen, human figures and so on. Hobby and craft stores carry similar, but this is a cheap way to do it. I also picked up a bag of plain epsom salts, in the health and beauty section. A bargain for them.

In her version she used glue patches, but since I am cheap, I used good ol’ Elmer’s glue. Take a wide mouth mason lid, setting the ring/band aside. Thinly spread glue across, then stick on items as desired. Let dry overnight.


I found pint jars to work best, unless you have tall trees, then use quart. With the jars right side up, pour in a little epsom salts, depending on how deep you want the “snow” to be. Gently fit the tree in the top of the jar, seal jar with the ring/band, then flip over. And ta-da! Instant snow globe:


Easy to make and if you decide to not keep for later years use, just clean and return the jars and bands to your canning cupboard! Walker and Alistaire had a lot of fun making these, we spent out-of-pocket under $5 to make 3 of them.

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  1. These are amazing! What a great idea. I love it.
    Annemarie recently posted…Maple Cinnamon Applesauce RecipeMy Profile

  2. Cute. We may make these on Christmas break!

  3. Thanks so much for the shout out! Love how your mason jar snow globes turned out!!

    :) Linda
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