ONE: use your wire cutters to trim the tip of the tree (put your jar next to your tree to determine how much you need to trim off.)
TWO: (this is the tricky part) put a glob of hot glue on the tip of your toothpick and carefully put the hot glue on the inside bottom of your jar. Put your tree in immediately to secure, using the toothpick to position it properly. Let dry.
THREE: carefully fill your jar with glitter.
This is the glitter I found at my local Michael’s craft store.
You want to use an extra fine glitter so it looks the most like snow.
This one is conveniently called “snow.” It’s perfect for this project!
After you’ve poured the glitter in, put some hot glue on your cork and insert into the bottle to seal.
Add your jump ring and chain.
Now you have a perfect little snowy world in miniature.
Here’s the necklace in my hand to show you how tiny it is!
It’s a really fun Christmas accessory and would make a great gift as well.
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This stuffs bit similar to micro art thing, a Christmas tree inside the tiny bottle seems pretty impressive. One of these could be memorable gift option.
I’ve made my own Snowglobe with the use of empty cookie and mason jars, I haven’t tried this one but by simply looking at those necklace I’m thinking of creating a few of it as a souvenir for my office mates this Christmas… tres bien
A snow globe in miniature! This is darling.
Thank you for that tip, such a wonderful blog they have!!!! And cool necklace snow globe too! Have a wondeful day!
That is so cute! I would love for you to share it at SHOW-licious Craft Showcase party!
This is so cute!!
so sweeeeeeet, and i am taking away inspiration from the leather leaves piece.
stop by soon, lovely blogger.
Oh my goodness, this is the cutest dang thing ever!
Jen, this is such a cute idea and would make a GREAT little stocking stuffer or hostess gift!! Thank you so much for sharing it!
This is a really cute idea. I got some really small glass bottles in a PYP grab box and haven’t known what to do with them. This is a great idea.