Nicole™ Crafts Santa Wooden Train

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Santa Wooden Train

Christmas just isn't Christmas without some kind of train. Here, the Nicole™ Crafts Santa Wooden Train lets you create your own to make it extra special!

Project Details

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

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint bottoms of train and cars Ebony Black.
  • 2
    Paint wheels Snow White with Holly Green and Santa Red stripes.
  • 3
    Paint cars alternating Santa Red, Holly Green and Yellow Green.
  • 4
    Paint engine Santa Red, Holly Green and Yellow Green with a Metallic Gold headlight.
  • 5
    Brush Green glitter glue over Green paint, Red glitter glue over Red paint and Lime glitter glue over Lime paint.
  • 6
    Brush iridescent glitter glue over wheels. Allow glitter glues to dry.
  • 7
    Brushing on a second coat of glitter glue is suggested to create the most shimmering look possible.
  • 8
    Measure, cut and glue two pieces of ribbon around front of train.
  • 9
    Glue a piece of ribbon around the center of each car and smoke stack on engine.
  • 10
    Tie two six-loop bows. Secure with cloth-covered wire. Glue to center of ribbon on cars.
  • 11
    Glue ornaments in centers of bows.
  • 12
    Glue garland under engine roof and around top edge of cars.
  • 13
    Fill cars with Red and Green tissue paper and miniatures.

Project Details

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

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Train Set of 3 Cars 104564615
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures Garland Bead 3 foot Red
  • Green and Gold 104554906
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures Christmas Ornaments 12 pc. Mix 7 104703022
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures 3 pc. 1 inch Drum Gold 104474098
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures Ornaments 1-1/2 inch Plaid Stocking 4 pc. 104280403
  • Nicole™ Crafts Christmas Medley&#0153 12 pc. 1-1/4 inch Gift Box 104280363
  • Nicole™ Crafts Christmas Medley™ Assorted Miniatures 1/2 inch Gift Box 24 pc. 104280360
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures Ornaments 4 inch Sisal Tree with Snow 1 pc. 104474084
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Green 104277423
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Iridescent 104277431
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Red 104277422
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Lime 104735614
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones 120 pc. Round Multi-Color 7 mm 104240533
  • Offray® Spool O' Ribbon Metallic Gold 104188394
  • Panacea™ Wire Cloth White 32 gauge 18 inch 12 pc. 104679776
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tissue Paper Assorted Colors 20 inch x 26 inch 20 sheet 104134271
  • DecoArt® Americana® DuraClear® 2 oz. Gloss Varnish 104549494
  • DecoArt® Dazzling Metallics® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Emperors Gold 104106708
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Santa Red 104106615
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Yellow Green 104385003
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Holly Green 104106669
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Angle Shader 1/2 inch 104118888
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Angle Shader Size 1/4 inch 104118889
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Aleene's® 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue® 104148018