A homemade melted snowman ornament is a fun and easy Christmas craft for kids and adults alike. They are easily made with items already in your craft stash making it a frugal activity as well. One thing I love about these ornaments besides the fact that they are so simple and cute is that they can each have their own unique personality just like people. Not only can these homemade melted snowman ornaments be put on your tree but they make a lovely addition to packages, gift bags, or wreaths.
Homemade Melted Snowman Ornament Tutorial
Homemade Snowman Ornament Supplies Needed:
- high temp. glue gun
- 2-3 hot glue sticks
- black beads
- orange craft stick
- ribbon small buttons
- twine/ribbon for hanger
- aluminum foil
Directions For How To Make A Melted Snowman Ornament:
Gather all your supplies before beginning.
Spread out a large sheet of parchment paper or aluminum foil.
Let your glue gun become fully heated before beginning.
Cut 3” lengths of twine, ribbon (or you can also use fishing line) and fold in half to make the ornament hanger with a bit of hot glue.
“Draw” a thick outline of your snowman with hot glue on parchment paper (or foil).
Begin quickly filling in the outline with a thick layer of glue , keeping the nozzle of your gun in the glue to reduce the amount of air bubbles.
While glue is still wet drop items into it, tap gently into the glue so they are secure- use a craft stick or toothpick to keep your fingers safe!
To make a scarf- loop and knot your ribbon, press into glue firmlly.
Let glue fully harden to the touch before moving, then pop into freezer for about an hour- your snowman should release easily from the foil. If it is still sticking put it back in the freezer for a little longer.
Use whatever items you have on hand to put together your homemade melted snowman ornament- a small piece of orange pipe cleaner or craft foam makes a great nose as well. Black or brown buttons, beads, or even peppercorns or whole cloves can be used for eyes. Does your family enjoy making homemade ornaments together? We love it!