After I cut the paint sticks down to make the Printable Christmas Tree Ornaments I was left with a bunch of tops. Wanting to find a fun use for them, I decided to make them into little snowmen and a 'snowgirl' too!
- Cut a paint stick top to 4" long and paint it ivory or white. Add brown paint on the edges, see step 4. (There's no need to round the top of the stick, I sanded this one at the experimental stage of the design.)
- Cut a strip of fabric for the scarf and a rectangle piece for the hat. (I used fabric scraps from other projects.)
- Turn the rectangle up at the bottom, put some glue on the paint stick at the bottom of the hat, and wrap the fabric around to the back and overlap it. Hot glue the overlap shut. Tie a piece of jute in a knot around the top of the hat. Wrap a piece of wire (or a ribbon) around the top of the hat, twist it in the back and then pull the loop up for the hanger.
The little berries and curly twigs were part of a wall hanging, I just 'borrowed' a few. The burlap is from a 2 yard piece that I bought several months ago..it's the burlap that just keeps on giving. I've used it on a lot of projects and still have a large piece left. It's hard to go wrong with burlap...and it's so cheap too!
Today's Fabulous Find...Paint Stick Snow
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!!!