Nicole™ Crafts Lighted Snowman Jar

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by Gail Colladay, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Lighted Snowman Jar

A homemade, holiday-themed lamp!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Remove lid from mason jar. Using sea sponge and White gloss enamel paint, cover jar. Paint mason jar lid with Black gloss enamel. Let dry. (Tip: you can speed up the drying process by baking the mason jar for 10 minutes at 165°.)
  • 3
    Attach vinyl transfer to mason jar following package instructions. Paint nose with Orange gloss enamel. Let dry.
  • 4
    Cut a 6-1/2 inch diameter circle from Black felt. From the center of this black felt circle, cut another circle about 1/8 inch smaller than the diameter of the mason jar lid.
  • 5
    Cut a small triangle out of the insert of mason jar lid with wire cutters so wire from lights will fit through. It will be sharp, so cover with scotch tape to protect wire.
  • 6
    Place lights in mason jar with plug hanging out. Place insert over plug and replace mason jar lid.
  • 7
    Place Black felt circle over mason jar lid for hat.
  • 8
    Cut two holly leaf shapes from Kelly Green felt and glue to black felt of hat. Glue on two Red pom poms.
  • 9
    Glue snowball garland around mason jar lid as shown.
  • 10
    Cut a 1/2 inch x 12 inch piece of Red felt. Glue around mason jar under face for scarf. Cut an 8 inch x 1/2 inch piece of Red felt and tie in a knot. Glue to scarf on mason jar as shown. Trim ends.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Ball Mason Jar Quart Smooth 104179536
  • Nicole™ Crafts Trendy Expressions Vinyl Transfer Pattern Sheet 6 inch x 6 inch Mini Snowman Face 104768069
  • CPE The New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 104276464
  • CPE The New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Red 104276451
  • CPE The New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Kelly Green 104276448
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures Garland 6 mm White and Mica 6 foot 104554896
  • Nicole™ Crafts 20 ct. Clear Light Strand White Wire 104283525
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 100 pc. 1/2 inch Red 104276838
  • DecoArt Americana Gloss Enamels Paint 2 oz. White 104549502
  • DecoArt Americana Gloss Enamels Paint 2 oz. Black 104549524
  • DecoArt Americana Gloss Enamels Paint 2 oz. Bright Orange 104549510
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 6 104618376
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Sea Sponge Set 6 pc. 104588727
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Scotch Tape