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Pickle Jar Snowman Christmas Crafts

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Transform jars into adorable Snowmen!

Recycle old jars around your home by turning them into snowmen decorations for Christmas. You can use 1 gallon glass pickle bottles or mason jars and a small sized fish bowl for the head. Purchase the materials from the dollar store to keep it budget friendly. To get the frosted effect you can use mod podge and epsom salt. You can also vary your design for example you could make a winter scene in the jar of the snowman’s body to turn it into a snow globe. It's a fun winter craft that all the family can get involved with and kids will especially love making it. So check out these ideas for inspiration.

Snowman Light

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Snowman Light

To make this cheerful Snowman Light, begin by thoroughly cleaning the jar with full white vinegar and allow to dry. Use white tempera paint on a sponge to apply the paint outside the jar. Place a string of white fairy lights into the jar before attaching the head with hot glue or glass glue.


Snowman Family

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Snowman Family

For a great winter gift idea, make a whole snowman family. You can make a mom, dad and children. Paint them different colors if you like or add different colored lights inside to vary them. Add accessories such as hats and scarfs to complete the look.

Winter Scene

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Winter Scene

Make a cozy Winter Scene in a jar to add to your festive decor. You can use items such as bottle brush tress and fake snow to recreate this idea. It's just like a diorama or snowglobe.

Elf Snowman

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Elf Snowman

Begin by painting your jar white and sprinkle glitter over it and allow it to dry. For the hat you can stretch a festive sock over the top of the jar. Add a face with black paint. You could make a whole collection of these and even a Santa themed one if you like.

Solar snowman jar

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Solar snowman jar

Add solar lights to lids of jars to give these as gifts to neighbors and colleagues alike. They can use them to light their porch or pathway in the winter and what an adorable way to do it!

Check hats

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Check hats

These snowmen look so cozy all bundled up in their winter warmers. You can purchase a scarf at your local dollar store and then cut little strips from it to make the hats and scarfs.

Winter Berries

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Winter Berries

This light up snowman is made from a plastic gallon container and glass ivy bowl. Finish with a winter hat made from felt or fleece. It's so cute and will look great anywhere in the home.

Jolly Couple

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Jolly Couple

This jolly couple looks ready for their winter party. A great festive craft to make with the kids. Use a large glass pickle jar and frost it and regular craft paint for the eyes nose and mouth. Place a small strand of white lights in each jar and top them off with hats.

Frosty

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Frosty

A glowing figurine is the perfect way to illuminate your pickle jar snowman. You can use a fluffy winter sock to make the hat and scarf for this bundled up and cozy looking snowman.

Rustic

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Rustic

For a rustic looking snowman, cover your jar with burlap fabric. The head is made by filling a sock with rice and fixed into a ball shape. You can hot glue this to the top of your jar.

Blue Sparkle

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Blue Sparkle

Paint the inside of jar white Paint face on outside of the jar. You can purchase a hat at your local craft store or make one from black felt and use a blue shiny pipe cleaner for the bow. Put a battery operated tealight inside so it glows!