This is so cool! Your house in a snow-globe ~ just enter your address in the link!

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CADoodlebug
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Posted: 11/25/2012 12:01:21 PM
Try it out!

This is so much fun! I wish there was a way to save it
and email it to someone.


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Posted: 11/25/2012 12:06:36 PM
That is cute. I also wish you could save/share it.


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Posted: 11/25/2012 12:09:22 PM
uh, I don't know who's house that was, but it wasn't mine!


ETA: its my neighbor's 2 doors up on the next block....


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Posted: 11/25/2012 12:11:09 PM
So cute!


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Posted: 11/25/2012 12:14:55 PM
That is cute!! It got my apt. complex perfectly


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Posted: 11/25/2012 12:21:16 PM
It just shows an arial view of mine.



Belia
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Posted: 11/25/2012 12:22:35 PM
Couldn't get it to work- for my address it showed my next door neighbor.

For my old address and my house growing up it showed an aerial view.

Really cute, though!

gar
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Posted: 11/25/2012 12:25:33 PM
That's fun - worked for the UK too!


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Posted: 11/25/2012 12:25:49 PM
Won't work on my iPad. I'll have to drag the laptop out.

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Posted: 11/25/2012 12:26:21 PM
I guess it must you Google Maps Street View. It gets my DS's house but only aerial of my house that also doesn't have a google street view.





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Posted: 11/25/2012 12:32:38 PM
Google has a "picture perfect" image of our house--grass freshly mowed and edged, no cars in view and a blue sky. I was able to do a print screen copy and save it in word. It looks really nice.

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Posted: 11/25/2012 12:38:42 PM
It showed an arial view of mine, too. But my old house from twenty years ago in Atlanta showed up perfectly, lol.

You guys could take a quick photo of your screen and save the pic!



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Posted: 11/25/2012 12:45:05 PM
Fun!

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Posted: 11/25/2012 12:48:05 PM
That is SO cool. I got my home and captured the pic with Softoria Capture.

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Posted: 11/25/2012 12:52:06 PM
It showed mine, but it was before landscaping was done and has two random trucks in the driveway that aren't ours or anyone we know.

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Posted: 11/25/2012 1:24:54 PM
It showed the back of mine. Must've been taken from the main thoroughfare that we back to.



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Posted: 11/25/2012 1:28:45 PM
Our house shows up but the pic is from at least 3 or 4 years ago, because it's been painted a totally different color since then!

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Posted: 11/25/2012 2:31:12 PM
Works in Ireland too!

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Posted: 11/25/2012 2:32:32 PM

uh, I don't know who's house that was, but it wasn't mine!


LOL! Leave it to you.


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Posted: 11/25/2012 4:20:13 PM
Google hasn't done street views of my neighbor hood, so it's the satellite view. Not very cool.

So I put in my parents address. It's a picture of a big tree. I don't even think it's their tree. But maybe.

So I put in my in-laws house. It's a picture of the street. No houses visible at all, but a good mile and a half of cracked road way.


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Posted: 11/25/2012 4:23:18 PM
With our address we get is redwood trees and ferns. It worked great for my parents house!




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Posted: 11/25/2012 4:30:48 PM
LOL, I love seeing the green grassy lawns in a snow globe.

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Posted: 11/25/2012 4:35:09 PM
Thats a great site! I am like the OP I wish there was a link to email it with your home inside the globe! My grandchildren would love it!




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Posted: 11/25/2012 5:14:54 PM
Mine is of the trees, in full summer leaf, in front; my sister's address shows something other than her house!
Cute idea

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Posted: 11/25/2012 5:28:33 PM
Very cute! Though I must admit it is a little strange to see my house in a snow globe when the Google truck came by during the summer! Especially since I live in a winter wonderland...it was just a funny juxtaposition for me!


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Posted: 11/25/2012 5:46:25 PM
Wah...it just showed me the house across the street

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Posted: 11/25/2012 7:02:44 PM
Cool, but it only showed the side of my house and the backyard. I would have loved to seen a front view.

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Posted: 11/25/2012 7:25:27 PM
Wow! I forgot what the house looked like before the new windows, siding, roof and before the trees were cut in front.


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Posted: 11/25/2012 7:30:32 PM
It showed our house. We;ve seen the google view before- if you look closely DH is in the yard mowing the grass as the pic is taken.


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Posted: 11/25/2012 7:35:39 PM
As was suggested, I took a print screen and pasted it to a document. But I couldn't save it to send as seen.


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Posted: 11/25/2012 7:38:56 PM
we live on a corner ... i got the side of my house. :/

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Posted: 11/25/2012 7:38:57 PM
Lame. All I got was a picture of the street with my driveway off to the side. Same with my parents' address.



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Posted: 11/25/2012 7:45:43 PM
That is cute....now to try to figure out how to save it.


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Posted: 11/26/2012 7:41:25 AM
That looks so funny with all the cacti in my front yard.



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Posted: 11/26/2012 7:43:53 AM
Happy Holidays from my neighbors! That was not my house.

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Posted: 11/26/2012 7:55:09 AM
It showed our place here in Germany too. But definitely summer pictures, with trees covered in leaves - not like they look when it really is snowing.


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Posted: 11/26/2012 8:19:44 AM
Haha..mine showed the fence that's up the street and around the corner.


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Posted: 11/26/2012 8:43:52 AM
There was nothing in my snowglobe

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Posted: 11/26/2012 9:01:01 AM
Apparently I live on the street!! It just showed the road in front of my house! LOL!

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Posted: 11/26/2012 9:33:17 AM
Fun, thanks. Although I think this is the Google photo that they took in the summer, so all it shows is my van in the driveway and the tree in front that blocks any view of the house.



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Posted: 11/26/2012 9:47:25 AM
It didn't work for me. It just "snowed" then said a donation was made for homeless and try again. What am I doing wrong? It sounds neat, but now I'm worried that this group I am not familiar with has our address.

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Posted: 11/26/2012 9:53:52 AM
I tried my address. It's a nice house, but it isn't mine.

Tried my parents and sisters addresses. Just a big tree. Oh well.

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Posted: 11/26/2012 10:38:10 AM
LOL! Our picture was from garbage day! Nice view of the cans


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Posted: 11/26/2012 11:07:38 AM
That was cute! It found my childhood home and our house now (but the photo was from about 5 years ago when it was a model home). My hs home was way wrong.


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Posted: 11/27/2012 5:30:23 PM
I didn't have a chance to try this when first posted, so I looked today while waiting in the car. Instead of coming to 2Peas I googled "House in Snow Globe" and got this crazy article sofa set on fire by snow globe, check out the punny comments after it.

Thanks to Peas, as always, for helping me pass time during endless practice and carpool pickups. I learn the craziest things.

And I hope I can get a decent screen shot for my DD.

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Posted: 11/27/2012 5:59:59 PM
It has the house a row up from us. But it does that when I try to see the Google map of our house. I can navigate down and eventually see our house, but it doesn't come up with it at first.

I tried my sister's place, and all I saw was a close up of the roof, lol.


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Posted: 11/27/2012 6:00:55 PM
My house is still an empty lot.


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Posted: 11/27/2012 6:41:28 PM
Sorry so many of you are having problems. It centered
my house in the middle and worked perfectly.


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Posted: 11/27/2012 6:43:51 PM
It worked on mine, that was cute!




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Posted: 11/27/2012 7:51:48 PM
Yay! Thank you!


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