12.19.2010

Magnetic Snowman Tutorial


This "frosty" fun is great for the whole winter season and your hands won't get to cold making him either! 

Magnetic Snowman
Supplies:
1 - 8in. burner cover
1 - 10in. burner cover (come in a 2 pk at the $1 store)
buttons
magnets - round/flat/or strip
hot glue
scrapbook paper
glossy white spray paint
wire - 1 yd of 12 gauge

Step 1: Spray the tops of both covers with spray paint. Let dry. 

Step 2: Turn the 10" cover over. Stretch wire across the middle of the top half. Bend over the edges. 

Shape each end like a branch for the arms.....



Step 3: Create an assortment of accessories. Buttons with magnets on the back for mouth, eyes, etc. Use googley eyes if desired. Cut out a Hat, Scarf and Nose. Laminate or cover with contact paper. Attach a strip of flat magnet to the back. Create several different hats and accessories to create different looks - ex. Sunglasses, corn cob pipe, hair wigs, etc.



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24 comments:

  1. You never cease to amaze me! Looks adorable!!!

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  2. Oh this little guy is adorable! I love him! I bet he is fun to play with too..?


    I would LOVE for you to join us at Kids Get Crafty -with or for kids- (every Wednesday on Red Ted Art) - current link up http://www.redtedart.com/2010/12/15/kids-get-crafty-christmas-baubles/

    Hope to see you there!

    Maggy

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  3. Super super cute! This would be SO fun in a preschool classroom (or with my own kids if I had some). :) Thanks for the clever (and cheap) idea!

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  4. This is fantastic! I know some little ones that I may have to make this for.

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  5. LOVE this! come on over and link up to MMM!

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  6. I love this activity lots of fun for little ones. We would love for u to add it to our blog hop. http://monkeyingaround1.blogspot.com/2010/12/christmas-pudding.html
    Adele

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  7. i love this idea! definitely a must try for me. thanks.

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  8. This is so stinkin' cute! I absolutely love it--as would my kids!
    Just shared this with my readers! :)

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  9. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [21 Dec 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

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  10. I love this! So fun :) I just found your site and I am a new follower. I would love it if you would link this up to my new linky party tomorrow.

    Stacy @ Not JUST A Housewife
    www.happyhappyhousewife.blogspot.com

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  11. So glad to have found your blog. I've seen the brassy apple button around but somehow never got around to checking it out. I love your blog and I love love this! Very handsome little snowman! I would love to have you link him up to my Sew Crafty party...

    http://wildflowersandwhimsy.blogspot.com/2010/12/startin-early-for-orphaned-no-more.html

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  12. He's super duper cute! I found you at Blue Cricket's show and tell. Love him!! Good job.

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  13. That is really cute & creative! :D

    Thanks for linking it up for Craftify It Thursday! :D

    Merry Christmas!!
    ejnnifer

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  14. Megan I love this! I am featuring you on Thursday at A Crafty Soiree... thanks so much for linking it up!
    Malia
    www.yesterdayontuesday.com

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  15. Super cleaver & cute. I've featured this today, so be sure to grab a featured on button. Thanks for linking to Craftastic Monday:)

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  16. I love this idea. You are the queen of burn covers! I am featuring this at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com

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  17. That is so cute!

    I found you via somedaycrafts.
    I look forward to checking out the rest of your blog and seeing what else you've created. :)

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  18. What a cute idea! I am a new follower!

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  19. I love your snowman and what a great item to re-purpose or use...
    I love snowman and I celebrating my 1 year blog-anniversary at the end of January...I would love if I could include you in a blog hop.
    ScrapbookingSOS.blogspot.com
    Michelle

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  20. Hello,
    I just read your blog and found it very interesting to see your ideas.
    I found this website which might be helpful for some of your make-at-home crafts.
    Take a look at www.mag-print.co.uk to see if they have anything which is of any use to you in your craft activities.
    Enjoy!

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