12/11/2010

Mom Craft: Snowman Treat Jars

Here is a cute gift idea that is cheap and fun to make for moms! All you need to do is start saving some of your recycled jars to make this adorable treat jar.


Classified: Easy Sometimes moms just need to be crafty too!

What you need:
  1. Glass jars of any size and shape
  2. White acrylic spray paint
  3. Black felt top hats
  4. Ribbon 3/4" thick or less
  5. Googly eyes
  6. Black buttons of various sizes
  7. Glue Gun
  8. Glue Sticks
  9. Scissors
  10. Long Bead (for nose)
  11. 1 Pipe cleaner (black or brown)
What You do:
  1. Paint jars white with the white spray paint. Allow to dry and do 2-3 more coats (allow to dry in between coats).
  2. Hat
  3. Using the hot glue gun, glue the felt hat to the lid.
  4. Scarf
  5. Wrap the ribbon around the neck of the jar to measure and cut an extra 1" to make a scarf. Using the hot glue gun; wrap the ribbon around and glue about 1/2" up from the end of the ribbon in the center of what would be the snowman's face.
  6. Eyes, nose and buttons!
  7. Glue on the eyes, nose and buttons as in the picture shown.
  8. To make the arms- cut two 3" pieces from your black or brown pipe cleaner. Cut another two 1.5" pieces as well. Twist the end of the 3" piece around the middle of a 1.5" piece. Repeat for other arm.
  9. Arm
  10. Bend about a 1/2" at the opposite end of the hand and glue to sides of jar. Once dry you can reposition them.
  11. Fill with candy, coffee, tea bags or whatever you'd like and give away as a gift!

  


 

1 comment:

  1. How adorable! Thanks so much for the follow...I'm following you now too! Have a wonderful weekend!

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