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How to Make a Spool Snowman Ornament Tutorial

This festive, frosty the snowman ornament is the perfect snowy day project! Kids will love painting and gluing the pieces together to create an ornament of their own.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 15 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Large spool
Small spool
Narrow ribbon
Black, white and orange paint
Hot glue and glue sticks
Bells (small and large)
Sealer spray
Paint brush

Things to do:
1. Paint your large spool white and small spool black. Let the paint dry.
2. Paint the top edge of the large spool black.
3. Paint an orange nose, black eyes, and black coal pieces for a mouth on the white spool.
4. Spray with sealer.
5. Use hot glue to attach the small spool on top of the large spool.
6. Cut a 12″ piece of ribbon and thread it through a small bell. Glue it to the top of the black spool.
7. Glue a large bell to the bottom of the white spool, covering the hole.
8. Tie a ribbon scarf around the neck of the snowman.

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Embroidery Hoop Saltbox House Wreath Tutorial

There’s no place like home for the holidays! Adorn your front door with this adorable village wreath and complete your shabby chic Christmas decor.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Large embroidery hoop
Evergreen picks
White star picks
Paper mache saltbox house
Red satin ribbon
Spray Glitter
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Wire cutters
White paint
Paint brush
Mod Podge
Diamond Dust

Things to do:
1. Start by painting your house completely white.
2. Apply a thick layer of Mod Podge to the entire house then sprinkle on the glitter for a shimmery effect.
3. Use wire to attach your greenery picks to the bottom of the embroidery hoop.
2. Use hot glue to add your paper mache house. For our wreath, we placed the house in the center.
3. Spray the greenery and decor with glitter.
4. Add a large bow to the top of the embroidery hoop.

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