It’s A Snow Globe. It’s a Sugar Container. Sugar House is Both.

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This is a sweet idea. Combining the winter whimsy of a snow globe with the functionality of a sugar dispenser. Read more

Giant LEGO Snowglobe Features 14 London Landmarks For Christmas.

snowdome with Lego London landmarks

For the past few years, the first LEGO Certified Professional in the UK, Duncan Titmarsh of Bright Bricks, has created large LEGO sculptures for Christmas and displayed them in various public venues in the UK. Read more

Steampunk Snow Globes By Camryn Forrest. One Of A Kind Shakeable Art.

Steampunk Snow Globesabove: Steampunk Airship snow globe by Camryn Forrest designs

Two of my favorite things have been combined by artist Camryn Forrest. The Steampunk genre and the Snow Globe (or water globe or snowdome). Her intricate little shakeable sculptures combine elements associated with the Victorian age of machinery along with copper, silver or rich pewter glitter as the “snow”. The bases upon which the glass encased sculptures sit vary in materials, from marble to woods, and are decorated with “Steampunk” styled embellishments. Read more

Romance That Floats On Your Fingers. Miniature Worlds in Resin Rings by Shannnam.

Rings by Shannnam

Not everyone can afford to spend two month’s salary on a diamond ring for their significant other on Valentine’s Day (sorry DeBeers). Rings by Shannnam are a much less expensive alternative that may be a novelty but it will still make your loved one’s heart go a-flutter. Read more

Twenty Limited Edition Snow Globes by Ligorano/Reese Celebrate the History of Art.

Limited Edition Art Snow Globes

Designer and limited edition snow globes certainly have their appeal to the art world in addition to collectors of the shakeable snow-laden water-filled round glass objects. Read more

Man and Christmas Elf Explored In 14 Snowglobes By Various Architects

Man and Christmas Elf Snowglobes

This year DAC, the Dansk Architectural Center, invited architect firms Jaja, Primus and Masu to create new interpretations of the Christmas landscape in the form of snow globes or snow domes, with modern pixies or elves (Nisse). Read more

Seven Deadly Sin Snowdomes By Ligorano And Reese

Seven Deadly Sin Snowdomes

Only a select few know that I’ve got a ridiculously enormous collection of snowdomes ( also called snowglobes, shakies or waterglobes). Most of the over 300 that I own are packed away in boxes with the exception of a few of the more artsy and unusual ones. By that I mean limited editions, signed and numbered and sold either in museums, galleries or directly from the artist. Read more

Martin and Munoz Travelers: Wonderfully Wicked Winter Wonderland

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Like fairy tales or dreams Walter Martin and Paloma Munoz construct trancelike, metaphorical panoramic photographs and snow globes. The collaborative team, which have been working together since 1993, draw from art historical references ranging from Goya and Persian miniatures to literary references from William Blake to Zadie Smith. The collection of C-Prints and actual snow globes is called “Travelers.” Read more