Rustic DIY Painted Snowman…

Hello there…are you in the holiday spirit yet? We have just started doing a few projects – some crafts, ornaments and hostess gifts. We need to get Santa’s workshop up and running! We have a lot planned that we haven’t even begun to work on 🙂

Call us crazy but, we love cold weather. We had a few flurries yesterday, but that was it. Being that our weather has turned cold and blustery I was inspired to create today’s art project…this cute snowman!

Rustic DIY Painted Christmas Holiday Snowman Art. Repurposed old fencing I started with this rustic piece of antique fencing that was leftover from Jennifer’s wedding. I gathered assorted paints and brushes and set to work…

Rustic DIY Painted Christmas Holiday Snowman Art. Repurposed old fencing Using white acrylic paint, I created an outline of the snowman…

Rustic DIY Painted Christmas Holiday Snowman Art. Repurposed old fencing …and painted within the outline for the snowman’s body.

Rustic DIY Painted Christmas Holiday Snowman Art. Repurposed old fencing Still using the white paint, I created a snowflake.

Rustic DIY Painted Christmas Holiday Snowman Art. Repurposed old fencing I completed the snowman by painting his face and adding buttons. After I added his hat, I felt like it needed more depth, so I added a holly leaf and berries. For a 3-D effect, I glued down a small branch as his arm,

Finally, I painted the “Let it Snow” phrase. I’m still holding out for some snow 🙂

Rustic DIY Painted Christmas Holiday Snowman Art. Repurposed old fencing

Rustic DIY Painted Christmas Holiday Snowman Art. Repurposed old fencing

Rustic DIY Painted Christmas Holiday Snowman Art. Repurposed old fencing I’m not sure yet what I’m doing with Mr. Snowman yet. He would be cute on a shelf or mantel tucked in with other decorations. He would also be a great gift!

Rustic DIY Painted Christmas Holiday Snowman Art. Repurposed old fencing

I sincerely hope that you give painting a try. Especially with this project, it does not have to be perfect as you can see. Just have fun with it…you just might like it!

Comments

  1. says

    Vicki & Jennifer, You girls are blowing me away with your craftiness and creativity!!! I love this snowman!!! It’s adorable!!!! I love painting too and it’s pretty relaxing!! Great job, xo Lisa