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Acorn Snowman Ornament

Use acorns to create this beautiful snowman ornament for Christmas.

Acorn Snowman Ornament

What you need

3 acorns for each snowman
1 acorn top for each snowman
acrylic paint in white and red
purchased miniature bow or ribbon
8" thin ribbon
snow texture paint
black marker or paint
orange acrylic paint
toothpick
sandpaper
hot glue



Instructions

Gently rough up the outside of each acorn with a piece of sandpaper. Paint acorns white, 2 or 3 coats may be needed to cover. Paint the acorn top with red paint, repeat and let dry.

Glue each acorn together with hot glue. Hot glue acorn top on as a hat. Use black marker, or a toothpick dipped in black paint, to dot on eyes, mouth and buttons. Use the other end of the toothpick to paint on nose with orange paint.

Glue the bow tie, or ribbon fashioned into a bow tie, to the front of the snowman. Glue the thin piece of ribbon to the back of the snowman as a hanger. When everything is dry, hang the snowman on a nail on the wall. Now using the snow texture paint, add some snow to the hat. Allow to dry completely.

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