Canning Jar Lid Snowman

Betty Bose Uncategorized 0

Show kids how to take those old lids and recycle them into this cute Canning Jar Lid Snowman. Each lid will have its own personality and you will be encouraging them to recycle too.

Trivia: Did you know that residents of Bethel, Maine, USA, and surrounding towns, built a snow woman measuring 37.21 m (122 ft 1 in) tall, over a period of one month, completing her on 26 February 2008. 13 million pounds of snow were used to build Olympia the snow woman. She was only a few feet shorter than the Statue of Liberty. Tallest Snowman -Guinness Book of World Records

  • Deco Art Paint: Bright White, Bright Orange, Strawberry Shake, Bright Blue and Coal Black
  • Regular Mouth 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 Foam Round 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.



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