Nicole™ Crafts Snowman and Sled

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Snowman and Sled

The Nicole™ Crafts Snowman and Sled combines two of winter season's most favorite symbols into one easy to make craft!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 1/2 hours not including drying time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint sled Baby Blue. Shade edges using Metallic Ice Blue. Paint runners Metallic Ice Blue. To shade, dip brush in clean water. Place bristles on paper towel until shine goes away. Dip tip in paint and brush around edge.
  • 2
    Cut three snowflakes from vinyl rub-ons. Attach to side of sled per package instructions. Trim around edges.
  • 3
    Glue 2-1/2 inch Styrofoam ball into sled pushing towards back for body.
  • 4
    Cut 1-1/2 inch Styrofoam ball in half. Glue one half to front of body at bottom for legs.
  • 5
    Glue 2 inch Styrofoam ball on top of body for head.
  • 6
    Brush snow medium over snowman, covering entirely. Sprinkle glitter over snow. Shake off excess.
  • 7
    Carefully whittle end of dowel to a point with craft knife. Cut pointed end to measure 3/4 inch for nose. You can also use a pencil sharpener to make a point on the dowel.
  • 8
    Paint nose Bright Orange. When dry, glue into head as shown.
  • 9
    Using pouncer and Baby Pink paint, create cheeks.
  • 10
    Draw on mouth and eyes with black dimensional paint. Let dry.
  • 11
    Cut a 7-1/2 inch x 3 1/2 inch piece of felt. Roll into a tube to fit around head. Glue to secure.
  • 12
    Roll one end up 1/2 inch. Cut 1/2 inch slits all around other end/
  • 13
    Gather end with slits and tie tightly with white cloth-covered wire. Glue to head for hat.
  • 14
    Cut a 1 inch x 10 inch piece of felt. Cut 1/2 inch slits in ends. Tie around neck for scarf.
  • 15
    Cut three 2-3/4 inch pieces of Brown cloth-covered wire. Twist together, leaving 1/4 inch at the end for hand.
  • 16
    Insert and glue twisted end in side of body.
  • 17
    Repeat for other side.
  • 18
    Glue Green rhinestones to front of body. Glue Blue rhinestones to centers of snowflakes.
  • 19
    Glue Crystal rhinestones to eyes and randomly on sled.
  • 20
    Brush snow medium over hat, nose, scarf, arms and sled.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 1/2 hours not including drying time

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Sleigh 3 inch x 7 inch 104142824
  • Nicole™ Crafts Vinyl Transfer Sheet 6 inch x 6 inch Mini Snowflakes 104768067
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones 144 pc. Round Multi-Color 5 mm 104240520
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones 120 pc. Round Light Green 7 mm 104240535
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones 144 pc. Round Crystal 2 mm 104240566
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dimensional Fabric Paint Value Pack 10 pc. 104136877
  • Panacea™ Wire Cloth White 32 gauge 18 inch 12 pc. 104679776
  • Panacea#0153; Crafts Stem Wire Cloth 22 gauge Brown 20 pc. 104681498
  • New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Sky Blue
  • FloraCraft® Styrofoam® Brand Foam Ball 12 pc. 1-1/2 inch
  • FloraCraft® Styrofoam® Brand Foam Ball 4 pc. 2 inch 104183633
  • FloraCraft® Styrofoam® Brand Foam Ball 4 pc. 2-1/2 inch 104183631
  • Duncan 4 oz. Snow Accents 104130634
  • Nicole™ Crafts Ultra Fine Premium Glitter 2 oz. Crystal Diamond Dust 104558992
  • Forrester Wood Dowel 3/16 inch x 36 inch 104146692
  • X-ACTO® No. 1 Precision Knife with 5 #11 Blades 104135107
  • DecoArt® Dazzling Metallics® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Ice Blue 104106563
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Baby Blue 104106668
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Baby Pink 104106661
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bright Orange 104106645
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stencil Foam Pouncer 3 pc. Medium 104110703
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Angle Shader Size 1/2 inch 104118888
  • Aleene's® 4 oz. Super Thick Tacky Glue™ 104142882
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928