Easy Peasy Mason Jar Snowmen

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This was an easy project that the kids and I completed a couple years ago.

Items needed:
Mason Jars
White Tissue Paper
Mod Podge or watered down glue
Black Marker
Orange Cardstock

We cut the tissue paper into 1 inch stripes and then glued onto the outside of a mason jar. Using orange cardstock we cut out a carrot shaped nose and glue onto the jar. Once the glue was dry, we used a black marker to make the eyes and mouth.
It was that easy!

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Add a small battery powered tea light candle and you are all set.
We made a set of eight and then lined them up our stairs.
The snowmen give the stairway a fun glow at night.

35 comments:

  1. fun and I have plenty of pickle jars that need using! bellesbazaar-heather.blogspot.com

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  2. Love it! It's so cute going up the stairs :)
    -Jill @ Junky Vagabond

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  3. This is the best I've seen all day - easy-peasy but so cute and I will be doing this one for sure! Thanks for sharing the how-to. I found you over at Sugar Bee and so, happy I stopped by. Come visit @ http://robinlynnsroad.blogspot.com/2011/11/tis-season.html
    Blessings .... and *new follower* :)

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  4. Hey Chas! I'm a sucker for snowmen and these guys are adorable - loved this project! it was easy-peasy but man, it's one I'll probably use. Saw you over at Sugar Bee and am so glad I stopped by. Your place is great. Come visit anytime @ http://robinlynnsroad.blogspot.com/2011/11/tis-season.html
    Blessings!

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  5. I have to make these! I love the up the stairs idea, too!! Thanks so much for sharing!
    I found you on Terrific under Ten Tuesdays.

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  6. I just think these are so cute! Great job!

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  7. Those are great jars and the looks great on the stairs. I am a new FB fan visiting from My Backyard Eden. Vicky from Mess For Less

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  8. I love this idea! It's the perfect afternoon craft for me and my 2 1/2 year old! Thanks for sharing! Come visit me over at www.palmettosandpigtails.com

    -Shara

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  9. Such a nice idea, they look lovely :)

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  10. These are very cute! I just did a post on a Mason Snow Jar similar to yours --- if you have time, I'd love to hear your thoughts!
    Blessings, Becky
    www.fromgentogen.com

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  11. How sweet! Thank you so much for linking up to Upcycled Awesome and Everything Else!

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  12. this is absolutely darling. I'd love you to add it to my link party at http://raegunwear.blogspot.com/2011/11/link-party-what-we-wore-and-made_29.html .

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  13. These are so cute! Could I possibly use the spray snow instead on the inside? I think I might try it to see!

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  14. I love this! I've seen this done as a jack-o-lantern but never with a snowman before. I love it! I found you through Lovely Crafty Weekend. Thanks for sharing!

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  15. Would luv for you to add it in our linking party, so our readers will discover this awesome project at http://www.passionatelyartistic.com/2011/11/5-fabulous-christmas-card-ideas.html
    Have a great week,
    Maggie
    http://passionatelyartistic.com

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  16. I adore your mason jar snowman1 he would look SO amazing in my window! Would you please share this with our readers for Fun Stuff Fridays linky party? http://www.toysinthedryer.com/2011/12/fun-stuff-fridays-2.html

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  17. Would luv for you to add it in our linking party, so our readers will discover this awesome project at http://www.passionatelyartistic.com/2011/11/5-fabulous-christmas-card-ideas.html
    Have a great week,
    Maggie
    http://passionatelyartistic.com

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  18. That's really cute! We've made jack o'lantern versions of this project but I never thought to make snowmen!

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  19. I'm back to let you know I decided to feature this in tomorrow's A Crafty Soiree. Thanks for linking up!

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  20. Hi Chas, Your Mason jar snowman luminaries are so cute they create a magical look! Have a wonderful day. Linda

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  21. cuuuuute! I love how you lit the stairs with them.

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  22. This is so cute! Thank you for linking up at An Original Belle!

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  23. Just stopping by to let you know that I have featured your project on Fun Family Crafts! You can see it here
    http://funfamilycrafts.com/mason-jar-snowmen/

    If you have other kid friendly crafts, I'd love it if you would submit them :) If you would like to display a featured button on your site, you can grab one from the right side bar of your post above.

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  24. Super cute! I wanted to invite you to link up at TGIF Linky party - http://livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com/search/label/Linkey%20Parties - I know my readers would love this & any other kid friendly posts!
    Happy New Year,
    Beth =-)

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  25. This is awesome!!! Stopping by from TGIF and am your newest GFC follower :)

    ~MiaB
    www.mamamiasheart2heart.com

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  26. I love these cute guys. I'm doing the project with my preschool class at the moment and keeping a blog about all our crafts. I'm crediting your idea of course, thanks for the inspiration!
    (p.s. here's the post if you'd like to check out our versions!
    http://adventuresatpreschool.blogspot.ie/)

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