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« on: December 26, 2012 06:13:22 AM »

I'm going to straight up say, that this project has very quickly become a favorite.  In fact...some of the globes that were meant for gifts, may or may not be scattered around my home and office.  I just couldn't help myself!

This was a fairly inexpensive project.  Jars were collected (this was a great excuse to eat those last few teaspoons of jam or honey).  The only costs were liquid glycerin, glitter the figures and the tiles we used to raise the figures. For figures we largely used Hero Clix and Lego mini-figures, but I also grabbed one of those "Toobz" of plastic figures you see at Michael's.  It was mythological creatures and really came in handy.

Tiny Dazzler in a spice jar:


A pirate and a mermaid in a mustard jar:


Iceman vs. Icicle in a jam jar:


And my Absolute favorite- Iron Man with Tree in a Goya honey jar:


More info, pics and a tutorial (with a bonus ornament project) can be found here:
http://comicaziladies.wordpress.com/2012/12/12/crafternoon-snowglobes-and-ornaments-or-how-not-to-get-glitter-lung/
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« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2012 08:04:32 AM »

I've seen a number of these this season but I love the originality of yours! You'll be able to enjoy these all year Smiley.
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« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2012 08:26:31 AM »

Thanks!  We have already started hoarding jars and checking out our local comic shop for more figures.
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« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2012 11:25:38 AM »

Happy memories. I used to make one of these with the children every Christmas.  I love how original yours are.
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« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2012 12:55:25 PM »

Oh these are super cute!!
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« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2012 10:03:06 AM »

Love the flying pose of Iron Man!
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Very cool! I am putting these on my project list.
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« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2013 04:28:41 PM »

Oh, this is so awesome. My husband has a bunch of heroclix he doesn't want anymore, so now I need some jars!
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« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2013 08:33:43 AM »

This project is fantastic.
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