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Fish Bowl Snowman Ideas

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Turn a fishbowl festive.

Make a fishbowl snowman that's perfect for a festive decoration all through winter and Christmas.The best part about this idea is that you can customize it exactly how you want for example you can add lights for an extra cozy look. You’ll need a Large Fish Bowl as well as a Medium and Small Fish Bowl and you will also want to add Figurines. They look just as cute without lights as they do with them. Kids can enjoy making this craft too and you could also fill them with treats to give out as gifts.

Frosty the Fishbowl

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Frosty the Fishbowl

This chap looks ready for a party with his sparkly hat. You can purchase the boots and mittens as Christmas tree decorations.

Ruby Red

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Ruby Red

Ivy bowls, mod podge inside bowl and iridescent glitter. Vinyl face and battery tea lights in each section. Mittens, boots, and hat from the Dollar Store.

Fishbowl Santa

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Fishbowl Santa

For another festive character - try your hands at making a Santa. Swirl floor cleaner into a small fish bowl and then add the red glitter to make Santa's body.

Grinch fish bowl lights

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Grinch fish bowl lights

Make these adorable Grinch fish bowl lights with supplies including a floor cleaner such as Mop & Shine, small fish bowls, red felt and green glitter. Begin by swirling your floor cleaner inside each of the bowls so that it covers all the inside. Next, swirl your green glitter around to fill out the entire space of both bowls. Stick on Santa hats to finish.

Triple Decker

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Triple Decker

Give your snowman extra height by adding a third bowl. You can write a festive message on one if the bowls such as "Let it Snow". Wrap a sparkly piece of tinsel around the center as a scarf.

3 Friends

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3 Friends

Snowmen made out of small fish bowls and Styrofoam balls are so much fun to decorate! You could give one to each of your children or grandchildren to decorate as they like.

Disney Inspired

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Disney Inspired

Disney fans will love making these cuties. You can play around with different colored lights to get the effect you want. Add little feather boas as scarves and use ping pong balls to make the ears.

Mr & Mrs Snowman

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Mr & Mrs Snowman

Fish bowls from the dollar store sprayed and glitter applied, hats are from the dollar store ornament section, two halves not glued together and lights in each

Corn Cob Pipe

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Corn Cob Pipe

As the song goes, with his corn cob pipe and a button nose and two eyes made out of coal. Instead you can made these features on, or even use a sharpie marker for glass work.

Snowman fishbowl lights

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Snowman fishbowl lights

To make theses lights, add a thin layer of mod podge to the inside of fish bowls. Place some glitter inside the bowl and swirl it to ensure coverage. On the outside of the bowl paint black eyes, orange nose and black dots for a mouth on the outside of the smaller bowl. Glue buttons in a vertical line on the outside of the larg…

Reindeer Globe

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Reindeer Globe

DIY reindeer globe. Take a fish bowl spray paint w frosted glass spray paint, let dry, then hot glue on button eyes, red plastic ornament and antlers.

Christmas scene snowman

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Christmas scene snowman

Use two fish bowls, faux snow and figurines to recreate this idea. An adorable tartan bow is tied around the center to bring it all together.

Let it snow

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Let it snow

Let it snow with this jolly snowman featuring a crown. You can make different scenes or add ornaments in each of the bowls. A cute winter scene adorns the top bowl, while an adorable snowman head rests gently in the bottom.

Ornaments

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Ornaments

For a simple idea, you can fill the bowls with glittery baubles. You could choose colors that go with your overall decor scheme. For example, if you have a black and white theme, then choose those colors for the baubles.

Comments

Elaine Byers (author) on October 26, 2020:

Thanks Sp Greaney , that's a great point, it would be a good topic of conversation at a family gathering!

Sp Greaney from Ireland on October 21, 2020:

I love these ideas. I really love the globe one. But they all would be a topic of conversation if people saw them on your hall table.