Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Day :: Fourteen

I think my excitement has reached an all time high.


In the hour between Stewart leaving for work and me dragging myself out of bed to walk the dog, I was browsing the internet and came across an episode of Kirstie's Handmade Britain where she was making these snow globes from jam jars. Not a new idea but one I'd never tried before.


So simple... but so much fun!


Fill the jar with cold water, a teaspoon of glycerine and a teaspoon of glitter. Using a hot glue gun, stick Christmas cake decorations to the inside of the jar lid. Screw the lid securely onto the jar... and shake...


and shake... and shake... dance around the kitchen and shake some more, shouting "Look, look" to one's bemused offspring!


It's true... I'm very easily amused!

14 comments:

  1. I have such a lovely mental picture! Well done, and it is so good to know that you aren't quite ready to grow up yet!! A great idea.

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  2. They look fun - and I can quite imagine the look on the offspring's face!

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  3. Aaaahhh very cute and nice to hear how cheerful you are feeling.

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  4. Oh they're fabulous! I may well have to try these with the little ones.

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  5. But Penny, they'll die in there! ;-)

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  6. It's so good to have fun ........ they're lovely!

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  7. and for a moment...you were three years old again!! LOVE them. M x

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  8. Love them! It's the little things that keep me amused too, my Hubby gave me a strange look when he asked what I was doing. 'putting fairies in jars' was my answer :)

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  9. This is now on our "to do" list, as unfortunately the Girl sneaked downstairs when I was watching Kirstie make these!

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  10. i like these : ) hope your brother's leg heals real soon. G x

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  11. Very cute Gina! I tried those once when the boys were little but they fell apart. Yours are adorable!

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  12. The children and I love making these - I get them to make fimo creations to put in them to drag it out a bit too :-)

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  13. I love that show! I want to make some of these next year (when I have more time). For now I will just have to be jealous of yours.

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  14. They are fun, but overall I don't like the way Kirsty seems to think she has invented making things, when many of us started our creative lives in the 60's! Of course, our publicity machine isn't up to hers!!!!

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