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Canning Jar Lid Snowman

Show kids how to take those old lids and recycle them into the cute snowmen. Each lid will have its own personality.


DecoArt Products Required
No-Prep Metal Paint
DMP01 - Bright White
DMP06 - Bright Orange
DMP09 - Strawberry Shake
DMP20 - Bright Blue
DMP32 - Coal Black
Regular-mouth metal canning jar lid
Foam plate
Lo-temp glue gun and glue sticks
1/2" flat brush
Liner brush
12" piece of 3/8" wide ribbon
10-mm round foam pouncer brush


Note: Let dry after steps 1 through 6.

1.Use flat brush and Bright White to paint top of lid.
2.Refer to photo for placement and use pouncer brush dipped in Strawberry Shake to dot on cheeks.
3.Use end of brush handle dipped in Bright Blue to paint oval dots for eyes.
4.Use liner brush and Bright Orange to paint carrot nose.
5.Use end of liner brush handle dipped in Coal Black to paint row of dots for mouth.
6.Use end of liner brush handle dipped in Bright White to dot highlights on eyes.
7.Fold ribbon with ends uneven. Tie ribbon 2.5" from fold. Refer to photo and place bottom of lid between ribbon loop and glue ribbon scarf in place.
8.Finish item as desired to create ornament, gift tag, pin, or magnet:
9.For pin, attach self-adhesive pin back to upper center at back of completed lid.
10.For magnet, attach 1" piece of self-adhesive magnetic strip to back center of completed lid.
11.For ornament or gift tag, formloop from 10" length of 3/8" wide ribbon and glue between ribbon ends, aligning edges; glue ends to upper center back of lid.

This craft is reprinted courtesy of FaveCrafts.com.

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Christmas Crafts, Recycled Containers and Lids, Snowman Crafts

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Maria Nerius has been designing crafts for over 20 years. She's a successful author and writer who loves to tweet (MariaNerius)and currently her work can be seen on www.FaveCrafts.com. You can follow Maria's Musing on her blog: http://marianerius.wordpress.com. Feel free to contact Maria: MNerius@cfl.rr.com.

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