Crafts ’n things Craft of the Day
While adding charm to your outdoor winter décor, this easy-to-paint snowman will greet your guests with a great big smile!
- Black doormat, 18”x24”
- DecoArt Patio Paints Outdoor Acrylic Paints: Hydrangea Blue, Petunia Purple, Fuchsia, Cloud White, Wrought Iron Black
- Round scrubber paintbrushes: sizes #0, #4, #6
- Posterboard, 18”x24”
For stencil, print and cut out pattern. Fold poster board in half. Trace patterns onto poster board; cut out.
For snowman, center stencil on mat, aligning bottom edges. Use #6 to stencil snowman edges using Hydrangea Blue. Use circular scrubbing motion to force paint into grooves in mat. Remove template.
Cut out hat cuff section of template. Fit inside snowman outline. Use #4 to stencil upper and lower edges Wrought Iron Black. Paint hat sections Hydrangea Blue. While still wet, highlight Cloud White. Paint pom-pom Petunia Purple; highlight Cloud White. Paint nose and cheeks Fuchsia. Use #0 to paint eyes and smile Wrought Iron Black.
For border, position snowflake stencil as desired. Use #4 to stencil edges Hydrangea Blue. Use #4 and #6 to paint snowflakes Cloud White. Paint Fuchsia and Petunia Purple dots around snowflakes and hat as desired.
by Annie Lang