Snow globes are very popular in the market. It’s originally designed as a paperweight, but its purpose has gone beyond that. It became a house décor, figurine, souvenir items and even toys to children. Some snowglobes are even personalized to serve as memorabilia. Because of its charm and its growing number of designs and concepts, snowglobes are fancied and collected by many people.
If you want to create a collection of your own, you could check these simple tips for you to have a unique collection.
1. Start with a Theme in mind
You don’t just start buying numbers of snowglobes when you start your collection. There are vast themes of these domes in the market. There are city themes, Hollywood artists, cartoon characters and a lot more. If you buy these items randomly you are going to end up with a messy themed collection. Though they are all snow globes, their mismatched designs would make them look disorganized.
2. Start with Few Good Collections
It is not always true that when you say collection, it would mean “massive collection”. Thus, instead of buying a dozens of cheap snowglobes, you better start your collection with few yet very good ones. Do not always go for cheap and affordable ones, because they might be made up of very flimsy material and wouldn’t last for long.
3. Research about Snowglobes
You have to read about snowglobes. You have to learn about what you are collecting and fall in love with it while you are learning more about it. Furthermore, reading about it, would acquaint you to many collectors and would get a chance to hear about their tips regarding snowglobes.
4. Look for the Unique Pieces
Do not just go for the simple glass domes with falling glitters or snow. Extend your collection with the more exciting pieces. Like those musical snowglobes which sings to tunes of its design. Be careful with those though, there are other cheap snowglobes that plays a very different and contrasting music from its design. Like a Hearts and Love designed snowglobe with a tune of a Happy Birthday Song.
Making a snowglobe is actually easy. They are not very expensive compared to other collectible items. Furthermore, if you really take good care of your collection, it would last for years. You could even give them as legacies to your grandchildren.