Thursday, December 2, 2010

2x4 Snowman Family

 How cute is this wood block snowmen family? I made them yesterday on a whim, and the best part is that  I already had everything on hand. I got my idea from Crafty chic mommy, then gave it my own special touch.

How great would these be for gifts?
 Supplies needed:
  • 2x4s or 2x6s
  • paint stick or thin wood
  • sandpaper
  • white and orange paint, brown ink or paint
  • buttons
  • glue- I used my handy dandy hot glue gun
  • ribbon for scarf
  •  wood or something for hat
 To make these is pretty self explanatory. Cut wood, sand, paint white. I then inked the edges brown for a  more rustic look. Glue body together.

Then glue on your cutie accessories. The nose is a cut up paint stick.
 For the hats I used baseball bat end discards that I got from the Louisville Slugger Museum for FREE. But not everyone lives in good ol' Louisville. So you could use the end part of your paint-stick (where it is curved), smaller pieces of wood, or fabric to make your hat or go with out. 
Get creative and have fun!
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  1. So cute and so creative. I love them. What a clever idea. Hugs, Marty

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  3. Love this craft! I'll have to try it. Thanks for posting!

  4. those are so funny! and i mean that in a good way. ;) please link up these adorable snowmen to my christmas party

  5. I love this and I think my family needs 4 - plus a snow dog! Thanks for sharing such a great idea!

  6. I love these!!! I think I might have to try this out!

  7. These are too cute!! And I would LOVE to get something like that as a gift. :)

  8. OMG! I love them! I collect snow people, so I will be making me some to join my frosty family!

  9. I have got to make some of these!! I'd love for you to link up to my Snowman Linky Party at

  10. aw these made me smile. found u at centsational girls linky.

  11. These are sooooo cute!
    I'm featuring this on my blog today!
    Hope you don't mind!

  12. Danielle, Thank you so much for linking up! I hope you've had a chance to look around at some of the other fun ideas! Have a wonderful Christmas! <3, Maria

  13. Just dropping by to let you know that I linked to this post in a round up today from the Home & Garden channel at Craft Gossip. :) This will appear in the main Craft Gossip RSS feed, on the main home page and can be found directly here

    If you would like a "featured by" button, you can grab one here!


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