Hand Painted Snowman Ornaments


Hand Painted Snowman Ornaments

Make your Christmas tree shine brighter with this handmade snowman ornament!

Hand Painted Snowman Ornaments
Hand Painted Snowman Ornaments

These Hand Painted Snowman Ornaments make great package toppers or stand-alone gifts, especially because they're hand painted! Everybody loves receiving a gift that someone has spent their time on. And these hand painted ornaments will make your loved ones extra happy. Or if you really like these ornaments, you can craft them for yourself. We wouldn't blame you! Using only a few materials, these ornaments are super simple to craft, and they won't take too long. And let's not forget that these Christmas ornaments are so adorable! Once you've hung these snowman ornaments, your Christmas tree will truly shine.

Time to CompleteUnder an hour


Primary TechniqueWood Crafts



Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Wood slice ornament by Walnut Hollow
  • Pencil
  • Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint in black, red, white, and orange
  • Flat brush
  • Detail brush
  • Pink or red colored pencil
  • Ribbon or twine (optional)


  1. Draw your snowman shape on the wood slice.

  2. Paint the inside of the snowman white.

  3. Once you have painted the center of the snowman white, paint the ear muffs and scarf.

  4. If you do not like the way it's looking, you can repaint. Sand it lightly if you do.

  5. Draw on the eyes and nose.

  6. Find a ribbon or string to use as a tie on if you do not want to use the jute cording that comes with the ornament.

  7. Add details with a detail brush.

  8. Use the colored pencil to lightly make circles on the face of the snowman for rosy cheeks.  Use your finger or a cotton swab to blend the marks into a circle.

A Hand Painted Snowman Ornament is a great gift that you can give to others. Or if you like it so much, you can use them to decorate your own tree! If you love snowmen, check out this adorable Easy Sew Snowman Ornament. And if you like to paint ornaments, you might really like this fun Mixed Media Bird Ornament.

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