Saturday, November 23, 2013
Glass bowl Snowmen
I spent Tuesday afternoon crafting with my two good friends. So much of my crafting is done alone, so when I get the chance to craft with friends, it’s always a good time. This post is simple, short and sweet because we talked too much to get any pictures along the way. So here are our 3 finished snowmen.
My friend, Linn gets the credit for coming up with this craft and getting all the supplies. Almost all of these items came from the Dollar Tree. You will need 2 glass bowls (one fluted on top, and the other a smaller one that fits perfectly in inside the top of the first), one pair of socks (use one for the hat and one for the scarf), a string of white lights and embellishments of your choosing, white paint, modge podge and Epsom Salts.
We painted the glass white and let it dry, then we use modge podge to coat the glass and added Epsom salts. We applied a blow dryer once dry to whiten the Epsom salts and then used a clear coat spray over the top to help adhere the salts. Stuff the lights evenly inside with the cord out the back, we applied a couple dots of hot glue to hold the glass jars together. Then with a hot glue we applied our embellishments. Cut the sock one sock down the side to create one long piece. This will be your scarf. The other sock is your hat. Again, use your imagination to create the hat you want. I tied a knot on the top and cut off the open end to shorten. Then I rolled it up to create a cuff. Or you could tie a string around the top to make the hat more flappy.
Each one really has it’s own personality. Mine is the blue one on the right. They are seriously stinkin’ cute in person!!