Monday, August 12, 2013

Buttoned Up Snowman

Buttoned Up Snowman

Make a whimsical snowman ornament, all bundled up, with Americana Gloss Enamels.

DecoArt Products Required

Americana Gloss Enamels

DAG01 - White

DAG67 - Black

DAG227 - Bright Yellow

DAG265 - Tuscan Red


DAS9 - Snow-Tex


2" Styrofoam ball

Fan brush

#0 liner brush

Water container

Palette or plastic plate

Paper towels

Length of ribbon of your choice, green

Green buttons


Low-temp hot glue gun and glue sticks

Tracing and light transfer paper

Pen or stylus

Plastic ornament


1. Remove cap from ornament. Press Styrofoam ball over ornament neck. Remove Styrofoam ball and fill indentation with glue. Immediately press ball over ornament neck to secure.
2. Use fan brush and Snow-Tex to cover snowman completely. Let dry.
3. Mix small amount of Tuscan Red with White to make pink. Brush mix on face for cheeks.
4. Use brush handle end and Black to dot on eyes and mouth.
5. Mix Bright Yellow and Tuscan Red to make orange. Use liner brush and mix to paint carrot nose.
6. Assembly: Press cap into top of head until even with surface. Tie ribbon of your choice around neck for scarf. Position and adhere buttons on snowman body.

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