Buttoned Up Snowman

Buttoned Up Snowman

Posted by DecoArt on Nov 10th 2014

Make a whimsical snowman ornament, all bundled up, with Snow-Tex and Americana Gloss Enamels.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • stylus or pencil
    • tracing paper
    • scissors
    • #0 liner brush
    • assorted buttons
    • fan brush
    • low-temp glue gun and glue stick
    • assorted ribbon
    • 2" Styrofoam ball
    • white transfer paper
    • 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.