Plaid® Light Up Snowman

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by Kathleen Conway, A.C. Moore, English Creek, NJ

Plaid® Light Up Snowman

Use a variety of affordable supplies from your local A.C. Moore store to create the Plaid® Light Up Snowman this holiday season! It's a wonderful way to get into the holiday spirit at that most wonderful time of the year!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Remove package labels from glass bowl and clay pot. Read labels for instructions before beginning project. If needed, refer to project photo for design placement.
  • 2
    Paint pot Wicker White. Let dry.
  • 3
    Apply crackle medium over Wicker White painted pot. Let dry. Apply 1 coat of Dark Ocean Blue paint over crackle medium. It is perfectly normal if the Dark Ocean Blue paint cracks and exposes Wicker Whtie undercoat. Let dry.
  • 4
    Embellish pot with snowflake stickers. Set aside.
  • 5
    Spray exterior of ivy bowl with Frosted Glass spray. Let dry.
  • 6
    Position ivy bowl upside down, crimp at bottom. Paint facial features to ivy bowl as shown. Paint nose Pure Orange. Let dry. Tip: When painting eyes, start with Wicker White oval; let dry. Follow by smaller circle of Light Blue. After this layer dries, add the pupil in Licorice. Add highlights, smiles and eyelashes with liner brush with Licorice.
  • 7
    For the scarf, cut 1 strip of felt 1-1/4 inch x 12 inch from both Sky Blue felt sheets. Overlap ends and glue together to make a 24 inch scarf. Center strip on neck and tie a knot. Fringe ends with scissors.
  • 8
    Glue remaining felt pieces together on short sides, creating a circle or tube, for the snowman's hat. Scrunch open end at top and glue closed. Glue bottom of hat and secure with glue to top of head. Cut White boa to fit around hat rim and glue. Cut small pieces of boa for pom pom at top hat and glue.
  • 9
    Place handful of Iridescent filler inside the ivy bowl that is serving as the snowman's head.
  • 10
    Place battery packs inside pot and pull lights through hole in bottom of pot into inverted ivy bowl (head).
  • 11
    Place head to top of pot and light up the project.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Plaid® FolkArt® Multi-Surface Paint 2 oz. Wicker White 104769925 (4)
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Multi-Surface Paint 2 oz. Light Blue 104769965
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Multi-Surface Paint 2 oz. Dark Ocean Blue 104769963 (4)
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Multi-Surface Paint 2 oz. Pure Orange 104770045
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Multi-Surface Paint 2 oz. Licorice 104769985
  • Anchor Hocking Company™ Ivy Bowl Crimp Top 104182789
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 6 inch 104186527
  • Plaid® FolkArt® 2 oz. Crackle Finish Medium 104107952 (4)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Glittzer Stickers Snowflakes 104262260
  • Rust-Oleum® 12 oz. Frosted Glass Spray 104137005
  • New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Sky Blue 104276456 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Marabou Boa 3 foot White 104277163
  • SKD Crafts Beauty Grass 8 oz. Iridescent 104185891
  • Nicole™ Crafts Battery Operated White Wire 8 Clear Rice Lights 104283539 (2)
  • Batteries for the Rice Lights
  • Loew-Cornell® Sponge Brush 1 inch 104114635
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Pouncer 3 pc. Mini 104110702
  • Loew-Cornell® Taklon Brush Liner 1 104548626
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Scissors