Search Term

Enter a search term (optional)


Select One (optional)

Difficulty Level

Select One (optional)

Estimated Cost

Select One (optional)


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Fabric Crafts
  • Paper Crafts
  • Craft Foam
  • Pipe Cleaner Crafts
  • Clay & Sculpting
  • Nature Crafts
  • Wood Crafts
  • Beads & Jewelry
  • Recycled Crafts
  • Painting & Coloring
  • Food Crafts
  • Plastic
  • Mixed Media/Miscellaneous
Time to complete

Select One (optional)

Primary Technique

Select One (optional)


Select One (optional)


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Age Group

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Toddlers
  • Preschool & Kindergarten
  • Elementary School
  • Pre-Teens
  • Teens


Glistening Snowmen

By: Kathleen George for Styrofoam Brand Foam

For those Christmas decorations you ought to be proud of.


  • STYROFOAM Brand Products:
    • Wreath, 16" x 2"
    • Balls: six 3"; two 2-1/2"; seven 2"; (12) 1-1/2"; (12) 1"; (11) 1/2"
  • Toothpicks, 17 round
  • Acrylic craft paint: brown, rose
  • 3mm half-round eyes, six black
  • Ribbon: 1/2" x 1 yd. gold (scarves); 1/8" x 2 yds. white satin; 3" x 3 yds. white satin;
  • 5-1/2" x 3 yds. white tulle
  • Blush
  • Gel glue, clear drying
  • Micro glitter, white or clear
  • Paintbrush
  • Darning needle
  • Serrated knife
  • Old candle
  • Thick, white craft glue or low temperature glue gun and glue sticks


  1. Wax knife blade with old candle. Cut wreath ring in half, forming swag. Slice 1/2" off two 3" balls. Glue cut edges of balls to ends of swag.
  2. Break in half 11 toothpicks. Insert and glue one-half toothpick in three 3", two 2-1/2", five 2", nine 1-1/2", and two 1" balls. Arrange balls on front of swag and then glue in place, gluing largest balls first. Refer to photo for placement.
  3. Build three snowmen from 1-1/2", 2" and 3" balls. Cut small slice from top and bottom of 2" balls and one end of 1-1/2" and 3" balls; glue cut sides together. Paint six toothpicks brown; let dry. Insert toothpicks in center ball for arms. For scarves, tie 8" length of 1/2" wide gold ribbon around necks. Glue on eyes. Paint small rose-colored mouth. Lightly blush cheeks.
  4. Thread 1/8" ribbon in darning needle; thread 1" and 1/2" balls on ribbon, following photo. Vary sizes of balls and ribbon lengths. To add ribbon tails to snowmen, insert and glue ribbon directly into bottom ball. To add ribbon hangers to snowmen, insert and glue ribbon directly into top ball. To hang ribbons from swag, insert and glue ribbons directly into wreath. Tie small knots at ends of ribbons.
  5. Brush thin layer of gel glue on tops of balls and on snowmen. Lightly sprinkle glitter on glue.
  6. Layer together 3" satin ribbon and 5-1/2" tulle ribbon; tie large bow; trim ends to point. Glue totop of swag.
  7. For hanger, tie loop in 6" length of 1/8" ribbon; insert and glue knot in back of swag.


®™ Trademark of The Dow Chemical Company ("Dow") or an affiliated company of Dow. For more project ideas, please see



Your Recently Viewed Projects

Free projects, giveaways, exclusive, partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

This is really quite cute. I like decorating with snowmen because they can stay up way after the holidays. Looks like another trip to the craft store . . . :)


very cute would be fun if you had small children to make it together


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

Heart Felt Ornaments Tutorial

These cute heart shaped ornaments make wonderful gifts or gift wrap accents. Follow this tutorial for easy Christmas crafts or unique… See more

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts


Connect With Us

Facebook Google Plus Instagram Twitter Pinterest
Twitter Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Keyword Index Privacy Policy Share Your Project Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.