Nicole™ Crafts Baby It's Cold Out Here Block

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Baby It's Cold Out Here Block

Bring this snowman indoors for a delightful addition to your Christmas décor. Using Kraftblok Glass Block, Nicole Crafts Foam Shapes, Wiggle Eyes and Glitter makes it fun!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Remove label and cap and clean glass. Turn block so opening is now the bottom.
  • 2
    Cut two 6 inch x 6 inch pieces of cardstock. Punch ten holes in the top 2/3 of one piece.
  • 3
    Place lights in holes. Carefully glue or tape from the back the lights in place. Test to make sure wires were not damaged when done. Insert lights and cardstock into block with lights at top.
  • 4
    Loop 6 to 8 pieces of tape so sticky side is out. Stick tape to end of pencil or dowel. Carefully insert in block and attach to back of background. Carefully push on background so make sure tape sticks to glass to keep background in place.
  • 5
    Glue second piece of cardstock to back of block to cover up wires. Glue battery pack to back of block.
  • 6
    Cut spokes off of foam snowflake until you have a foam disc remaining to create head.
  • 7
    Cut two of the snowflake spokes as shown on template to make hands.
  • 8
    Brush Ice Blue paint around edges of head and hands. Use pouncer and Baby Pink paint to create cheeks.
  • 9
    Cut nose from orange foam using template. Glue to head. Glue on wiggle eyes. Draw on mouth using marker.
  • 10
    Cut three 3 inch pieces of dowel. Glue one piece behind head with 2 inch showing at bottom.
  • 11
    Glue one piece of dowel behind each hand, leaving approximately 1 inch showing at bottom.
  • 12
    Cut an 8 inch x 8 inch piece of Red felt. Glue around bottom of head and dowel for scarf. Cut slits at ends for fringe.
  • 13
    Lay block face down. Apply glue to bottom of dowel on one hand. Insert into block. Place off to one side of opening placing on front glass. Repeat for second hand on other side of opening.
  • 14
    Add glue to bottom dowel on head. Insert into block, making sure nose is pointing down. Glue evenly between hands. Look at front of block to make sure you are pleased with the way they look.
  • 15
    Add approximately two cups of snow. Replace cap and stand block up.
  • 16
    Shake snow to bottom. Make sure snow covers dowels. When satisfied, glue cap on.
  • 17
    Brush Snow Accents over sides, top and around front of block. Sprinkle glitter over snow. Allow to dry.
  • 18
    Print banner on cardstock using template. Cut out and attach to front of block using adhesive foam discs.
  • 19
    Insert batteries and enjoy.
  • 20
    Note: crafting time does not include drying time.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • KraftyBlok® Glass Block 8 inch x 8 inch 104540362
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Shape 7mm Snowflake 104262217
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Orange 104258589
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Eyes 15mm 60 pcs. 104233381
  • Nicole™ Crafts Ultra Fine Glitter 2 oz Crystal Diamond Dust 104558992
  • Sharpie® Ultra Fine Point Permanent Marker Black 104128548
  • Duncan 4 oz. Snow Accents 104130634
  • McGill® Hole Punch 1/8 inch Round 104094610
  • EKSuccess® 3-D Foam Adhesive Circles 104087619
  • Duck Tape® Duct Tape 1.88 inch x 20 yards Winking White 104143062
  • New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Red 104276451
  • Forester Dowel 1/8 inch x 36 inch 104146928
  • Nicole™ Crafts Card Stock 8 ½ inch x 11 inch Light Blue 104061348
  • Putnam Soft Snow® Powder Snow™ 5 quarts 104186299
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rice Lights Clear Bulbs White Wire Battery Operated 104283539
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Baby Pink 104106661
  • DecoArt® Dazzling Metallics® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Ice Blue 104106563
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Angle Shader ½ inch 104118888
  • Nicole Crafts™ Medium Foam Pouncer 3 pack 104110703
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • AA Batteries
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