How to Replace Water in a Snow Globe

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How to Replace Water in a Snow Globe
Make your snow globes more clear by adding fresh water. (Christmas snow globe image by Christopher Nolan from Fotolia.com)

If you own a sentimental snow globe that is special to you and your family, keep it looking its best by changing out the water regularly. Although you cannot change the water in a sealed snow globe, many modern snow globes have removable bases that make it easy to replace the water. Your family will enjoy seeing the snow globe scene through fresh, clear water, rather than squinting to see through cloudy or dirty water.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Snow globe
  • Water
  • Clear glitter
  • Glycerine

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Hold the snow globe upside down.

  2. 2

    Unscrew the bottom of the base from the globe.

  3. 3

    Pull out the stopper located in the interior of the top portion of the base.

  4. 4

    Pour out the water from the globe into a sink.

  5. 5

    Fill the globe with fresh water through the hole.

  6. 6

    Add in 1 tablespoon of glycerine and 1 teaspoon of clear glitter.

  7. 7

    Push the stopper back into the hole.

  8. 8

    Screw the bottom of the base back onto the globe.

  9. 9

    Wipe off the globe with a towel before displaying it.

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