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November 14, 2013 By

How To Make Car in Jar Snow Globe. Easy Kids Craft for Christmas!

Car In Jar Snow Globe

I was so confident that this project would come together easily …

 

easily and peasily, if you will …

 

And, truth be told, once I had my supplies it was a breeze …

 

Hot To Make Car In Jar Snow Globe

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Materials

Ball Collection Elite Wide Mouth 16 oz Mason Jar

Small Bottle Brush Trees (mine measure about 2″ tall from base to tip; here are a few buying options from Amazon. and and )

1:64 (or 1/64) vintage car (; unfortunately, the car featured in this post is no longer available)

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The biggest challenge was finding the vintage car.

 

I mistakenly thought I would find one among my son’s collection of Hot Wheels and Matchbox cars.  A collection he just can’t seem to part with.  Even though he’s now 16.  And even though the old car cases are shoved deep under the TV armoire …

 

And as I rummaged through the remnants of his childhood, I came to realize that he was always attracted to the raciest of cars.  Souped up with lots of flames …

 

nothing that inspired the homey, Norman Rockwell feel I was after.

 

I guess, when it comes down to it, what kid wants to push around mini vans and wood sided station wagons?

 

But I wasn’t deterred.  My great white hope was the thrift store.  Surely I’d find a giant box of vintage cars there …

 

Um. No.

 

It was at this point that I started to question my plan …

 

and questioning why I hadn’t even bothered to come up with a Plan B.

 

My next (and final) stop was Toys R Us.  And I’ll be honest with you, it wasn’t looking good.  I was faced with an aisle filled with race cars in neon colors and monster trucks.

 

But then there … there at the very end of the aisle … tucked behind three other cars, I found it.

 

The perfect car.  The perfect vintage car to use in my snow globe scene …

 

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{The name of the company that makes this car is called GreenLight Collectibles.  Here’s a link to their website:  }

 

Now for the easy part.  I started by cutting off the base from my bottle brush tree …

 

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… and then tied to the tree to the top of the car using baker’s twine.

 

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The final step: Put the car in the jar on a small bed of faux snow.

 

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And voila.

 

My picture perfect Norman Rockwell Christmas scene …

 

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… captured as a car in jar snow globe. 🙂

 

Christmas Craft Idea: Car In Jar Snow Globe

This Car in Jar Snow Globe project is part of a collective mason jar holiday extravaganza.  So be sure to stop by and check out my co-hosts projects today …
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And my co-hosts projects from yesterday …

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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

 

You might also like …

Snow Globe Ornament Ideas

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For even more holiday craft ideas,

Christmas Craft Ideas

For even more mason jar craft ideas,

Mason Jar Craft Ideas

 

 

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