What kind of glitter do I use for a snow globe?

I be used glycerin and still the glitter floats.

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  • Pamela Pamela on Nov 29, 2018

    Yes, it will always float. You need to shake it up. But it will eventually settle and the glitter will float. I just made a snowflake with my granddaughter. I wonder what would happen if only glycerin was used , w/o water ?????

    • Shellie Weber-norton Shellie Weber-norton on Dec 01, 2018

      I did it. Made a snow globe. I ended up using glitter glue. Measured out how much distilled water I needed and heated it up to mix the glitter glue up. Added glycerin and a little bigger flake glitter.

  • Alice Alice on Nov 29, 2018

    I found an article about...

    "Why does my glitter FLOAT in my homemade snowglobe?"

    These DIYers have solutions:


  • Mogie Mogie on Nov 29, 2018

    You can also try mixing the water up to 50% with mineral oil (the stuff found in the laxative aisle is thinner than "baby oil"). So mix the liquid in the globe 50/50 water to glycerin.

    Also, plastic floats so if using plastic glitter, don't use the largest particles, or anything that might contain even a bit of air.