I just adore this craft! It’s very straight forward, and turns out simply adorable! One of my best friends did this with he daughter after I gave her instructions as well, and it just was a super easy craft. This is a perfect craft to give as a gift, or to decorate your own tree with! I love this one.
First I cleaned off my lap desk. Then I took my wooden tags, and cut them to the size of a “brim of a hat” with a small little saw. I made extra because they were so thin, that they broke pretty easy. Then I gathered all my little jenga blocks and painted mine a cream color. You can use any color you want your snowman, I just chose cream. As those were drying, I started painting my brims of my hats. You need to cut them before you paint them so the top and bottoms aren’t exposed. After that, I took the hat “brims” and hot glued them on, at an angle. After this, I painted above where I put the brim on, and where the hat would be around the snowman. Then I took really small eye hooks, and screwed them into the top of the hats. This was probably the hardest part of the craft. I took a push pin too “pre-drill” a hole. I took my checkered ribbon and cut it into strips. I wrapped each strip around the snowman’s body, then I took a toothpick with black paint to make the eyes and buttons and mouth. Then I took another toothpick to create the nose with orange paint. I added glitter to mine by just putting a bit of modpodge on the front with a paint brush, then sprinkling it on. I finished it off by taking twine, and attaching it to the eye hook as a hanger. It is a really adorable effect!
Jenga Blocks: – Dollar Tree – $1.00
Wood tags – Dollar General – $1.00
Eye screws – Hobby Lobby – $1.99 https://www.hobbylobby.com/Crafts-Hobbies/Wood-Crafting/Hardware-Tools/Nickel-Plated-Screw-Eyes—15mm/p/29341
Twine – Amazon – $4.99 https://www.amazon.com/KINGLAKE-Natural-Christmas-Gardening-Applications/dp/B00WHXQIJA/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?dchild=1&keywords=twine&qid=1612072865&sr=8-1-spons&psc=1&smid=A18R1YJVOL555M&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUEzUExMSkhSQzExWk9EJmVuY3J5cHRlZElkPUEwNjExNTY4M1BPRjQwSldPUFhaMiZlbmNyeXB0ZWRBZElkPUExMDMwNzEyMjVGVlFOUTcwUzQ1OSZ3aWRnZXROYW1lPXNwX2F0ZiZhY3Rpb249Y2xpY2tSZWRpcmVjdCZkb05vdExvZ0NsaWNrPXRydWU=
Black paint – Hobby Lobby – $1.59 https://www.hobbylobby.com/Crafts-Hobbies/Stencils-Craft-Paints/Acrylic-Craft-Paints/Black-Ceramcoat-Acrylic-Paint/p/21
Orange Paint – Hobby Lobby – $1.39 https://www.hobbylobby.com/Crafts-Hobbies/Stencils-Craft-Paints/Acrylic-Craft-Paints/Spiced-Pumpkin-Americana-Acrylic-Paint/p/125827