Snow Globe Tumbler Glitter Clumping

If you shake or stir your snow globe tumbler, the glitter may clump together. Some solutions include stirring with a spoon or using warm water to help loosen up the glitter and make it fall out.

How much glycerin do I add to water for a snow globe tumbler?

One cup of water, three teaspoons of glycerin, and three teaspoons of glitter are a good ratio. Olive oil, vegetable oil, and baby oil can all be substituted with glycerin. The glitter will fall more slowly if more oil is added. Place a drop of glue on the jar’s lid and secure it in place.

How do you keep glitter from clumping?

Pour a small amount of water into the bottle and gently swirl it around to avoid the glitter sticking together. A quarter of the bottle should be filled with glycerine. When making multiple bottles, you can vary the glycerine concentration in each one.

The next step is optional, let’s add some rhinestones around the Starbucks logo. I’m using this glue to make small dots around my Starbucks Logo.

I would avoid using a really fine glitter by itself in these tumblers. You need at least some chunky glitter in there to make it look right. Personally, I really like using a mix of fine, medium and chunky glitter to get a nice sparkly effect.

Learn How to Make a Starbucks Snow Globe Tumbler With Floating Glitter in This Step by Step Tutorial and Video.

I like to make a few practice tumblers with Dollar Tree or a cheaper type of tumbler so I don’t accidentally break my Starbucks cup since they are on the more expensive side.

Tip the tumbler over and make sure that you don’t have any leaking from the bottom.


How do you keep glitter from clumping?

Add a small amount of water and gently shake and swirl the bottle to help prevent the glitter from clumping. Add glycerine until the bottle is about one-quarter full. (Tip: if you’re making a few bottles, you can use different amounts of glycerine in each one.

What is the best solution for snow globe tumblers?

Place custom confetti in the cut hole. Using a funnel add glitter until you have 1/2 to 1″ of glitter in there. Next mix 4 oz of water with 2 oz of clear Elmer’s glue in a fine tip squirt bottle. Carefully squirt about an inches worth into the hole in the bottom of the tumbler.

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