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Whimsy Clay Pot Snowman and Reindeer

By: Donna Dewberry

Fun to make and display!

At a Glance:

#4293 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Logo
supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Pool Blue, 2 oz. - 20223

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Pink Parfait, 2 oz. - 20251

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bright Red, 2 oz. - 20501

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz. - 20503

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Black, 2 oz. - 20504

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Nutmeg Brown, 2 oz. - 20521

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Leaf Green, 2 oz. - 20528

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Pewter Grey, 2 oz. - 20580

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Pumpkin Orange, 2 oz. - 20588

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

6” Terracotta pots, 4”-4x4 wood posts, 2” Pieces of landscape timber, White chenille stem, Electric blue yarn, Small wood circles, Felt scraps, White thread, Hot glue, Ice glitter, Small sticks, Spray sealer, Sandpaper, Adhesive brown felt

Instructions

Snowman:
1. Hot Glue the wood block to the bottom of the pot.

2. Basecoat the clay pot and the wood block with Pewter Grey. Basecoat same pot and block with White. When they are dry lightly sand to create a distressed look.

3. Paint the two wood blocks with Pool Blue. When they are dry, hot glue the yarn to them as shown. Hot glue the chenille stems to the tops of the yarn wrapped wood blocks. Wrap the yarn around the stems adding a few hot glue dots to secure the yarn.

4. Paint the wood circles Black and add White dots to create the look of buttons.

5. Paint the bottom of the pot Bright Red. Add White dots and sprinkle glitter on the dots before the paint dries.

6. Paint the sticks White. Add Pool Blue stripes and Bright Red polka dots. Lightly spray the arms with sealer and sprinkle with glitter.

7. Stitch the felt scraps with the white thread and add yarn to the ends.

8. Paint the eyes Black and the carrot nose Pumpkin Orange.

9. Hot glue the earmuffs, scarf, arms, and buttons to the snowman.


Reindeer:
1. Hot Glue the wood block to the bottom of the pot.

2. Basecoat the clay pot and the wood block with Black. Basecoat same pot and block with Nutmeg Brown. When they are dry lightly sand to create a distressed look.

3. Paint the wood block with Black and then Nutmeg Brown. When they are dry, hot glue to the face of the reindeer as shown.

4. Paint the wood circle Bright Red and add White dots.

5. Paint the bottom of the pot Bright Red. Add White dots and sprinkle glitter on the dots before the paint dries.

6. Paint the sticks White. Add Pool Blue, Bright Red, Pink Parfait and Leaf Green stripes. Lightly spray the arms with sealer and sprinkle with glitter. Hot glue to the head as shown.

7. Stick two pieces of felt together and cut into the shape of an ear. Hot glue to the top of the head

8. Paint the eyes and mouth with Black.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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