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Hello Melrose Family Readers! Christy here again from Confessions of a Serial Do-it-Yourselfer sharing easy and fun snowman ornaments made from mason jar lids! I bought two cases of mason jars to hold tea lights for our Halloween Display on Halloween night, and I just couldn’t bring myself to throw away the lids. I saved them in a bag and have been trying to think of a use for them ever since!
Mason Jar Lid Snowman Ornaments
The faces are from scraps of a vintage chenille bedspread that I used to make a Christmas Tree Pillow for my Secret Santa.
Making them was simple. Here’s what you’ll need:
I spray painted the rings white to start. For fun, I added some buffalo snow to one of the rings immediately after spray painting:
I left the others plain, but sanded one. I think I like that one the best!
There’s really no big instruction needed here, but here’s a pictorial just in case:
I used a stylus to paint in the details on the faces. I used a micron pen from Michaels to draw in the smiles on two of them. These pens are perfect for writing on fabric because they don’t bleed.
Coordinating black ribbon tied in a bow finishes them off.
I think the chenille bedspread fabric gives them a nostalgic feel, but you could use any type of fabric.
Here’s another fun and very inexpensive project for Christmas…DIY Sweater Stockings:
I made these from sweaters I rescued from my Goodwill donation bag!
And here’s what I made from those scraps:
I hope your Holiday season is off to a great start! I’d love to have you visit me any time!!
Christy is a proud Mom, happy wife, and lover of all things DIY. When she’s not taking care of her boys, she loves to drag home all sorts of treasures and give them new life. She also shares budget-friendly décor and simple-to-follow sewing tutorials. See more at www.confessionsofaserialdiyer.com.