Hello, hello Seven Thirty Three friends!  Heather from Twin Dragonfly Designs here. Today I am sharing one of our all-time favorite DIY ornaments!  My kids and I make these every year for gifts and they are a huge hit with family and friends.  I just love how whimsical these Melted Snowman Ornaments are!  

Melted Snowman Ornament

With just a few simple supplies you can make your very own melted snowman ornament…

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Materials:

clear plastic balls (found at most big box stores and craft stores)

salt

peppercorns

polymer clay

scrap fabric

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Create carrot noses and stick arms using the polymer clay.  Be sure to oven bake the clay to set the shape following the directions on the package.  

Cut fabric scraps into tiny scarves about 1/4″ x 2″.  

Fill the ball with about 2 Tbsp salt and add in the clay nose and two twigs, the scarf and several pieces of peppercorn for eyes, buttons ad mouth.

Attach a piece of twine to the top of the ornament for hanging.  

My boys make two versions of these – one with a scarf and one with arms.  We posted the full Melted Snowman Tutorial a few years ago.  This is a great project for kids and parents of all ages *wink*.

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 Now you can save your beloved snowman and bring him inside for year round fun – hee hee!

Be sure to stop by Twin Dragonfly Designs for lots more snowman inspiration!