Nicole™ Crafts Snowman Glass Block

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Snowman Glass Block

Use a variety of Nicole Crafts foam products to create a cute and lifelike snowman decoration!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Cut out snowman head, face and body from White glitter foam using template.
  • 2
    Cut thick snowflake in half. Cut two smaller pieces according to template.
  • 3
    Cut two 2-1/8 inch x 12 inch and one 2-1/8 inch x 7 inch strips of White foam. Glue strips together end to end with 7 inch piece in center.
  • 4
    Shade on edges of body, head, nose, white foam strip and snowflake with Milk Chocolate paint
  • 5
    Paint white highlights on eyes with Snow White paint.
  • 6
    Brush glitter glue over foam strip and half snowflake. Sprinkle with glitter; shake off excess and let dry.
  • 7
    Glue head to body. Glue on eyes, mouth and nose.
  • 8
    Cut two 6-¼ inch x 6-¼ inch squares of Basic Grey cardstock. Glue snowman to one piece.
  • 9
    Punch out eight holes around head and insert lights.
  • 10
    Glue second piece of decorative paper to back to cover the wires.
  • 11
    Carefully roll up snowman and lights and insert in block.
  • 12
    Glue battery pack to back of block.
  • 13
    Add a small amount to inside of block to create a snowy base.
  • 14
    Wrap foam strip around sides of block and glue in place.
  • 15
    Glue half snowflake to top center of block. Glue two pieces to front of snowflake.
  • 16
    Cut snowflakes from vinyl sheet. Peel off backing and apply randomly around front of block.
  • 17
    Draw thick wavy lines across block with clear glass paint. Sprinkle with glitter. Shake off excess. Allow to dry.
  • 18
    Insert batteries and enjoy.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Glass Block 8 inch x 8 inch 104540362
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Sheet Adhesive Back 9 inch x 12 inch White Glitter 104468063
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Shape 7mm Snowflake 104262217
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Orange 104258589
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch White 104258585
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 10425858
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Iridescent 104277431
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rice Lights Clear Bulbs White Wire Battery Operated 104283539
  • Basic Grey® Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Silent Night 104056346
  • Buffalo Batting Buffalo Snow® Frosty Snow® 3.5 qt. 104480085
  • Nicole™ Crafts Vinyl Mini Phrase 6 inch x 6 inch Snowflakes 104768067
  • Nicole™ Crafts Ultra Fine Glitter 2 oz Crystal Diamond Dust 104558992
  • Plaid® Gallery Glass® Window Color™ Crystal Clear 2 oz. 104272625
  • McGill® Hole Punch 1/8 inch Round 104094610
  • X-Acto® Retract-A-Blade™ #1 Knife 104734722
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Milk Chocolate 104106618
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Angle Shader ½ inch 104118888
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Round 3 104118922
  • 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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